July 31, 2014
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University Seeks Diversity Leadership Candidates

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Nominations are being accepted for Diversity Leadership Awards sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at Youngstown State University. The deadline for submission is Feb. 1, 2011.

The awards program honors YSU and Mahoning Valley leaders who have exemplified a commitment to the promotion and engagement of race, ethnicity, religion, culture, gender, disability, language, sexual orientation and organization membership.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • Leaders of Tomorrow: An upper division YSU student (i.e. graduate student, senior or junior);
  • Campus Leadership: YSU administrator, staff or faculty member;
  • Community Leadership: Individual, business, group, agency, organization or community initiative (must be in existence for at least three years).
Nominations can be completed online or obtained online.

Award recipients will be recognized at the Diversity Leadership Recognition Celebration set to begin at 6 p.m. March 31, 2011, at Mr. Anthony's. The keynote speaker will be Cynthia E. Anderson, the first woman, first Mahoning Valley native and YSU graduate to serve as YSU president.

Proceeds will fund student scholarships through an endowment established with the YSU Foundation.


STORY TAGS: HISPANIC, LATINO, MEXICAN, MINORITIES, CIVIL RIGHTS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, DIVERSITY, LATINA, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY



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