MUSC’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 Earl B. Higgins Leadership in Diversity Awards. Established to honor the former director of minority affairs, the awards acknowledge the outstanding contributions, persistence and dedication individual members of the MUSC community (students, faculty, staff and healthcare professionals) have made towards enhancing and advancing diversity and inclusion at the Medical University of SC. The 2017 Earl B. Higgins Awards will be presented at a reception on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Wickliffe House on Ashley Avenue.
We seek nominations for three separate awards:
Nominations for either award should be individuals who have contributed significantly to diversity in three of the following five areas:
Nominations must include the nomination form, a resume and two letters of endorsement for each nominee. Please attach letters of endorsement with the nomination form.
Submissions must be received by 5PM, EST, Monday, February 6, 2017. Electronic submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org are recommended. However, packets may also be submitted via fax(843-792-1288) or mail (see below). Awardees will be announced March 6th, 2017.
If sending by fax or mail, please send to:
Willette S. Burnham-Williams, PhD, University Chief Diversity Officer
Chair, Selection Committee, Earl B. Higgins Award
Earl B. Higgins Award
Basic Sciences Building (BSB) Suite 104
Charleston, SC 29425-5020