August 26, 2005

Nominations sought for Affirmative Action Awards

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Susan Canon

Nominations are being sought to recognize staff and faculty who support affirmative action, diversity or opportunities for persons with disabilities at Vanderbilt.

The Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards are given in two categories: efforts for supporting affirmative action and diversity efforts at Vanderbilt; and/or support and promotion of opportunities for persons with disabilities. Chancellor Gordon Gee will present cash awards of $500 to the top honorees. The deadline for submitting nomination forms is Sept. 30. The award ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m., in Ballroom C of the Student Life Center.

Nomination forms may be obtained by contacting Peter Martino at the Opportunity Development Center at 322-4705 or by e-mail at