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:
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.