ExCEL Award Nominations Now Accepted

The College of Charleston is accepting nominations for its 2011 Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards through Friday, March 18. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Programs and services, the goal of the awards is to honor individuals and organizations that create a campus environment that promotes diversity and excellence. Nominations may highlight excellence in teaching, student learning/leadership, athleticism, individual contributions to the campus community, and/or professional, social, and cultural leadership.

Nominate someone.

The more than 30 awards winners will be announced at a ceremony on April 13 at 5:00 p.m. in Physicians Memorial Auditorium. The event is free, however tickets are required for entry. Tickets can be picked beginning April 1 at the Multicultural Student Center (207 Calhoun St), the President’s Office (Randolph Hall, second floor) or the Graduate School (Randolph Hall, third floor).

The ExCEL Awards also serves as a fundraiser to provide continuous transition services essential to the retention and support of multicultural and first-generation students at the College.

For more information, contact Teresa Smith at 843.953.5660.