Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award
The Inclusive Higher Education Certificate Program’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award is an acknowledgment bestowed upon an individual who actively leads inclusive excellence. This person contributes to and enhances the environment of the Auraria Campus and inclusive higher education initiatives through a sustained commitment to improve opportunities for the diverse learners we serve.
The Inclusive Higher Education Certificate Program’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award recipient demonstrates exceptional leadership of diversity and inclusiveness as represented by the following criteria:
- Enhances inclusion through positive communication between persons of different backgrounds
- Develops innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity
- Demonstrates outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination
- Organizes, creates and facilitates academic or community supports promoting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness
The Inclusive Higher Education Certificate Program’s mission is to create and administer inclusive higher education programming through university, business, and adult agency partnerships that leads to meaningful employment for students with learning, intellectual, and developmental disabilities.