Excellence in Diversity Award

  • WMU's 2021 award recipient - David

    2021 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipient: David Paul

  • WMU's 2021 award recipient - CHHS

    2021 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipient: College of Health & Human Services Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • 2020 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipient: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

  • 2020 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipient: Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • WMU'S 2020 award recipient - Future Teachers of Color

    2020 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipient: Future Teachers of Color (RSO)

EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY AWARDS 2021

Please join us in congratulating the 2021 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipients:

  • College of Health & Human Services Diversity and Inclusion Committee: 

  • David Paul
  • Megan Grunert Kowalske

We are grateful for their efforts to impact WMU by fostering and promoting an environment that is inclusive, diverse, and equitable. On behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and WMU, we would like to say thank you for your work DEI champions and thank you to the selection review committee for your work in selecting this year's award recipients. 

Excellence in Diversity Awards 2020

Each year the nomination process allows us to learn about some of the exceptional work towards creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning environment. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge and honor the work of our colleagues and students who support and exemplify the Diversity and Multiculturalism Action Plan (DMAP).  Please join us in congratulating the 2020 Excellence in Diversity Award Recipients: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and the Future Teachers of Color (RSO). Recipients will receive their awards once we return to campus in the fall. Thank you to the nomination review committee for their work in selecting three recipients from many nominations.

The following are the names of those serving on the Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Policy Subcommittee, and the Professional Development Subcommittee, the founders and e-board of The Future Teachers of Color (RSO), and the committee members of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) :

                       Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion The Future Teachers of Color  College Assistance Migrant Program
Policy Subcommittee        Professional Development Subcommittee Committee                Peer Leaders
Dr. Suzie Nagel-Bennett

Michael Smith

DeShaun Cornelius

Diana Hernández

 Amy Belmares
Michael Smith Melissa Kuepfer Marcus Moore Liliana Salas  Cristian Cardoso
Janice Quakenbush Bonnie Pfingst Hailey Timmerman Maria Mata  Priscilla Flores
Connor Kirkpatrick Dr. Ewa Urban William Wright Ashley Bravo  Lisbeth Morales
Emily Hazel Brian Fuller Sarah Giramia Jose Alexis Mejia  
Ciji Heiser Alecia Chenault Terry Patton    Recruitment Assistant
  Jeremy Ynclan Jarae McCoy     Magali Carrillo
  Beth Northuis