TEXAS TECH TO HONOR RECIPIENTS IN EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY AND EQUITY AWARDS
May 2, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: May 2, 2005
CONTACT: Scott Slemmons, firstname.lastname@example.org
LUBBOCK – Texas Tech University faculty members, staff and students will be honored
at the President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Awards ceremony in the Croslin
Room at the Texas Tech Library at 3:30 p.m. Friday (May 6).
The first recipients of the faculty award are Sheryl Santos, dean of the College of
Education, and Joaquin Borrego, assistant professor of psychology. Eric Strong, director
of the Upward Bound program, will receive the staff award. Student awards will be
announced at a later date.
The awards were created through the Office of the President to annually recognize
faculty, staff and students who promote diversity and equity at all academic levels
of the university.
The honorees were chosen based on letters of nomination. An award of $2,500 accompanies
the faculty award and a stipend of $1,500 will be given with the staff award.
CONTACT: Rosa Gallegos, senior administrator, Office of Community and Multicultural
Affairs, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-8682, or e-mail email@example.com.