|Nominations being accepted for annual diversity award
Office of Student Diversity is accepting nominations for the 2011 Earl
B. Higgins Award. Established to honor a former director of minority
affairs, the award acknowledges persistence and dedication to positive
contributions to diversity enhancement on the campus, either in the
colleges, the university or in MUHA. The awards will be presented at a
reception from 4 to 6 p.m., April 6, 2011, at the Wickliffe House.
Nominations will be accepted for two awards: The Earl B. Higgins 2011
Achievement in Diversity Award and the Earl B. Higgins 2011 Student
Leadership in Diversity Award.
Nominations for either award should be individuals who have contributed
significantly to diversity in at least three of the following five
include the nomination form (found online at
- Enriches diversity
through student or employee recruitment, retention, enrichment or
- Improves or
enhances diversity through excellence in service to patients, families
one or more of the several target areas of diversity, including race
relations, gender issues, disabled, aging and international
- Recognizes and
takes initiative to act upon potential opportunities to significantly
affect or influence the organization and work environment as it
pertains to diversity;
improvements in the understanding of the benefits of diversity within
MUSC and the community.
and two letters of endorsement on 8 ½ X 11 paper for each nomination.
Letters of endorsement must be attached to the nomination form.
Electronic submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org are recommended. However,
packets may also be submitted via fax and mail. Winners will be
announced on March 7, 2011.
For information call or e-mail Willette S. Burnham, Ph.D., executive
director of student programs and Office of Student Diversity, at
792-2146 or email@example.com. All nominations must be received by 5
p.m. Feb. 4, 2011.
For online information, visit http://www.musc.edu/diversity/earlbhiggins.html.
Friday, Dec. 3, 2010