UMB welcomes keynote speaker, Sherrilyn Ifill, seventh president and director-counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and former professor of law, UM Carey School of Law, to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./Black History Month event on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
The event and awards ceremony will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing auditorium.
The annual diversity recognition awards recognize individual or group achievement in the areas of diversity and inclusiveness, as well as highlight our University’s steadfast commitment to promoting diversity as one of our core values. The recipients’ personal and/or professional work must serve as testament of the ideals epitomized by the life and work of Dr. King.
Individuals or groups will be recognized in the following three categories:
- Outstanding UMB faculty or unit
- Outstanding UMB staff or unit
- Outstanding UMB student or student group