December 11, 2012
Seeking exemplars in our midst
The Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Civility is bestowed annually upon an individual or group that best exemplifies the values described in the UMMS Civility Statement:
The University of Massachusetts Worcester is a large diverse community committed to a civil, respectful and humane workplace. Our commitment to civility contributes to the recruitment and retention of top talent. As a result, we uphold the dignity of the individual in the following ways:
The Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity is bestowed upon an individual or group exemplifying the UMMS Diversity Statement:
Diversity is inherent in University of Massachusetts Medical School’s mission to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world. As a leading academic health sciences center, we are preparing tomorrow’s physicians, nurses and scientists to serve and relate to a multicultural society by:
Presented by the chancellor in collaboration with the Civility Committee and the Council on Equal Opportunity and Diversity, the awards recognize individuals who support diversity as a driver of the Medical School’s excellence, and demonstrate civility as a core institutional value. The 2013 recipients will be named at the annual UMMS Martin Luther King Day Celebration to be held Monday, Jan. 28, in the Faculty Conference Room.
To obtain the one-page nomination forms, contact the Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office via telephone or email at 508-856-2179 or email@example.com.
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