3:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: CN 1.112
The 2014 Diversity Awards Ceremony will be a particularly significant event showcasing community, staff, faculty, and student efforts in maintaining a commitment to the mission of diversity. The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement (ODCE) will mark its 5th anniversary while celebrating being ranked for the first time among the top 25 most ethnically diverse student populations in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report. The Diversity Awards Ceremony is the culmination of ODCEs many programs and initiatives throughout the year. This year, the Diversity Awards will bring 300 guests together in the UT Dallas Alexander Clark Center. The ceremony will include:
- A special performance by the winner of the UT Dallas Slam Poetry Competition
- Testimonials by a UT Dallas Diversity Retention Scholarship Recipient
- Recognition of the 2014 UT Dallas Champions of Diversity: awards will recognize faculty, staff, students, community and corporate awardees
Special guest speaker Ms. Cheryl Brown Henderson - from the historic Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education landmark case - will speak on the topic: "Why Diversity Matters"
Rosie Peterson, 972-883-4560
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