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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Excellence Awards

The Pamplin Community Committee of DEIB is pleased to announce that applications for the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Excellence Awards are now open. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the contributions of individuals who demonstrate exemplar leadership in the areas of DEIB. Please consider submitting a nomination or encourage others to apply.  Deadline to submit is March 31st and application instructions are below.  For questions, please contact Jing Huang: (

Pamplin DEIB Excellence Awards Application

Awards are given annually to an eligible representative from each of the following categories: Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate Student, and Graduate Student.

Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Nominations for awards may come from self, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members.

Individual faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

To nominate, please fill out the attached nomination form and email to Jing Huang: (

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 PM Friday, March 31st, 2023.

Application Guidelines

The application package must include the following:

  • Completed application document in the attachment. There are two separate nominations: one for "faculty and staff", and the other for "student".
  • Optional: One letter of support (not to exceed 2 pages) – examples include letters, emails, notes of support that speaks to a person’s embodiment of award criteria.
  • Optional: Any additional documentation as needed to support the nomination. This could include but is not limited to thank you letters, CV or resume, news articles, certificates, presentations or speaking

 For examples of actions that meet the criteria for each category, please see the attached award announcement.

Award Criteria.pdf
Award Application - Faculty and Staff.pdf
Award Application - Student.pdf