Nominations for the 2021 ExCEL Awards are open through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors faculty, staff, students and members of the College community who promote excellence and contribute to the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.

The ExCEL Awards Committee is accepting nominations for all award categories. For nominating criteria and to nominate a faculty member, staff member, student or CofC community member, please go directly to the nomination form for the individual award:

To submit your nominations, please visit

Recipients will be recognized on the Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services website and at the ExCEL Awards Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, via Microsoft Teams. Follow this link to attend: