Commitment to Diversity Award



Co-sponsored by Staff Assembly and the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action, the Commitment to Diversity Award is presented annually to one career staff member who values diversity and promotes cultural competency, uses effective strategies to resolve conflict, has shown the ability to adapt to, demonstrate and institutionalize cultural competency that enables effective cross-cultural interactions.

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility extends to any career staff member in good standing. Anyone may nominate a candidate.

Selection Process

Individuals must be nominated for the award. The Staff Assembly Recognition Committee and the Staff Assembly Executive Board will review applications and determine the winner.



Winners will be chosen by the Recognition Committee along with the Staff Assembly Executive Board. The winners/runners-up will be announced at our Spring General Meeting. Award recipients will be celebrated for their contributions at the Chancellor’s Residence.

How to Nominate

Nominate a candidate via our online form.

For more information, contact

Director of Involvement and Recognition
Johnathan Lozano, MA
Tel: (951) 827-5723

Previous Winners

2015 Tracey Trettin School of Medicine
2014 Marcela Ramirez Middle Eastern Student Center
2013 Hector Linares Housing