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About

The Champions of Inclusion Awards are designed to recognize UVU students, staff, faculty, departments, and community partners who advance the core theme of inclusion within the university. Individuals, departments, and community partners are nominated by their colleagues for championing inclusion efforts on campus and in the community. Award winners of the award are invited to the Champions of Inclusion Awards banquet in front of the President’s Cabinet, Board of Trustees, National Presidential Advisory Board, and UVU's Inclusion and Diversity Committee.

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2021 Winners

This year was a highly unusual year. Along with the COVID pandemic, we also witnessed grave consequences ofa highly racialized pandemic. The importance of the Champions of Inclusion Award is to recognize particularstudents, staff, faculty, and departments who advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in meaningful ways atUVU. They have been integral in the progress of our inclusion plan as well as creating and sustaining inclusivespaces. This year is unique in that we have 2 student awards and 2 staff awards.For the student awards, thisis the first year awarding a student group and an individual student. Congratulations to our 2021 Champion ofInclusion Award Winners.

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Black Student Union Leadership

Student Award

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Arty Diaz

Student Award

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Justin Marks

Staff Award

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Deb Marrott

Staff Administrator Award

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Jeremy Sortore

Faculty Award

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Student Health Services: Mental Health Therapists

Department Award

About Champions of Inclusion

The Champions of Inclusion Awards are designed to recognize UVU students, staff, faculty, departments, and community partners who advance the core theme of inclusion within the university. Individuals, departments, and community partners are nominated by their colleagues for championing inclusion efforts on campus and in the community. Award winners of the award are invited to the Champions of Inclusion Awards banquet in front of the President’s Cabinet, Board of Trustees, National Presidential Advisory Board, and UVU's Inclusion and Diversity Committee.