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College Diversity Celebration

Date/Time: 

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:15pm

Location: 

Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall

Relevant Majors: 

all majors

Details: 

We invite you to the 2015 College of Engineering Diversity Celebration of seniors and leaders. This is a special opportunity to acknowledge the accomplishements of our graduating multicultural and female students, our diversity student organizations, and the student staff that support the academic and professioanl development of all students in the college.

Appetizers - 5:15 pm

Awards - 5:30 - 6:30 pm

We also seek nominations for the following awards. 

Emerging Leader - A current freshman through junior engineering student dedicated to making a difference among women and minorities in engineering at the university and beyond. Leadership criteria include, but are not limited to involvement in research, conference presentations, support of peers, involvement in student organizations, dedication and support of the College, and engagement of the broader community. 

Exceptional Senior - A graduating senior who has excelled in their area of study and demonstrated leadership through support of peers, involvement in student organizations, dedication and support of the College, and engagement of the broader community. Involvement in research, conference presentations, outreach and other activities are also important and should be noted.

Outstanding Outreach - An engineering undergraduate student that is dedicated to applying their engineering skills towards improving the world and/or impacting the pipeline of students interested in pursuing careers in STEM. Involvement with the DPO outreach program or other community service programs is encouraged.

Peer to Peer Service Award - An engineering undergraduate student that is dedicated to improving the experience of current and future students in the College, including recruiting and retaining students. Examples of involvement include Study Jams leaders, LRC tutoring or SI instructors, mentors, residential hall leaders, NSO leaders, etc.