Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement

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. Past speakers for the event include; James Edward Olmos, Terrence Howard & Soledad O'Brien.

Senator Robert L. Duncan Community Champion Award Recipients

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

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

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