Each Fall, the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosts the Celebrate Diversity Dinner 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’s dinner will be held on Tuesday, October 17th at 6:30 p.m. in the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Benitez will serve as this year's keynote speaker.
His topic for the night will be "Now What? Cultivating and Sustaining a Diverse Campus Community".
Dr. Benitez will be addressing the following among others:
Past speakers for the event include; Grace Gealey Byers, James Edward Olmos, Terrence Howard, Soledad O'Brien, John Quiñones and former U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera.
Sponsorship information is available here. For more information please call (806)742-7025. Proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships.
|2006||Senator Robert L. Duncan|
|2009||100 Black Men of West Texas
Peggy A. Duran-Klenclo
|2015||Marciano & Martha Morales|
Dr. Juan S. Muñoz
Dr. Lawrence Schovanec
|2013||Dr. Aliza Wong
Janie Landin Ramirez
For more information regarding the Celebrate Diversity Dinner or the Inclusive Excellence Awards, please email firstname.lastname@example.org