Celebrate Diversity Awards Banquet

Each fall, the Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement hosts the Celebrate Diversity Awards Banquet to recognize those within the Texas Tech and Lubbock communities who exemplify Inclusive Excellence. Additionally, the recipients of the Senator Robert L. Duncan Community Champion Award are recognized. This year we are pleased to have U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herreraas our keynote speaker. Past speakers for the event include; James Edward Olmos, Terrence Howard, Soledad O'Brien & John Quiñones.

Sponsorship information is available here. For ticket and table purchase information, please call (806)742-8692. Proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships.

2006 Senator Robert L. Duncan
2007 Linda DeLeon
2008 Learn, Inc.
2009 100 Black Men of West Texas
Peggy A. Duran-Klenclo
2010 Eric Strong
2011 Carolina Ysasaga
2012 David Seim
2013 Quincy White
2014 Bart Reagor

Inclusive Excellence Award Recipients

2009 Kelly Overley
Dr. Juan S. Muñoz
2011 Calvin & Rene Davis
Dr. Lawrence Schovanec
2012 Grace Hernandez
Yuan Shu
2013 Dr. Aliza Wong
Eric Strong
2014 Kirby Hocutt
Cathy Pope
Becky Wilson

For more information regarding the Celebrate Diversity Awards Banquet or the Inclusive Excellence Awards, please email diversity@ttu.edu