Annual DI&A Awards

About the DI&A Awards

Award recipients demonstrate an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness as represented by their efforts to:

  • enhance inclusion through fostering dialogue and positive communication between persons of different backgrounds,
  • promote an environment free from bias and discrimination,
  • raise awareness and lead initiatives that advance diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion,
  • support efforts in Mines DI&A Strategic Plan and/or
  • serve as a catalyst for change in the areas of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion,
  • contribute to DI&A at Mines beyond primary position description or role expectations on campus.

Applications open each year in January and are due by February 27, 2024. Recipients will be honored at the annual Celebration of DI&A at Mines.

 

2023 Mines DI&A Award Recipients

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Jeri Brewer
Raising Awareness
Assistant Director, PASCAL Center

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Dr. Kristine Callan
Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Faculty
Teaching Professor, Department of Physics

Portrait of Amanda Jameer with the award title of supporting student success.

Amanda Jameer
Supporting Student Success
Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry 

Portrait of Nellie Link

Nellie Link 
Supporting Student Success
Department Manager and Graduate Program Manager, Petroleum Engineering

Portrait of the Mines Asian Community Alliance

Mines Asian Community Alliance
Outstanding Campus Engagement

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Dr. Alexis Navarre-Sitchler
Supporting Faculty Development
Associate Professor, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering t

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Davian Sandoval
Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Student
Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

Portrait of Regina Willis

Regina Willis 
Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Staff
Associate Director of Disability Support Services

2022 Mines DI&A Award Recipients

2022 Mines DI&A AWARD Supporting Student Success Jennifer K. Ryan Research Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Jennifer K. Ryan
Supporting Student Success
Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Raising Awareness Award Megan Rose, Senior Budget Analyst, Academic Affairs, Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Megan Rose
Raising Awareness
Senior Budget Analyst, Academic Affairs, Office of Budget and Financial PlanningTest

Creating a Culture of Inclusion - Faculty Award -Dr. Zhao Han, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

Dr. Zhao Han
Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Faculty
Post-Doctoral Fellow and Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

 Creating a Culture of Inclusion-Student Award Lanie Breckenridge, Undergraduate Student, oSTEM President, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Lanie Breckenridge
Creating a Culture of Inclusion-Student
Undergraduate Student, oSTEM President, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

2021 Mines DI&A Award Recipients

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Maryam Alahmar
Creating a Culture of Inclusion (Student)
PhD Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Gyasi Evans
Raising Awareness 
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Dr. Christine Morrison
Supporting Student Success
Chemistry

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Dr. Danica Roth
Creating a Culture of Inclusion (Faculty)
Geology & Geological Engineering

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Rebecca Schneider
Raising Awareness
Arthur Lakes Library

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Christopher Thiry
Raising Awareness
Arthur Lakes Library
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2020 Mines DI&A Award Recipients

Mary Elliott
Creating a Culture of Inclusion
Residence Life

EMPOWER
Employee Development
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Dr. Derrick Hudson
Inclusive Educator
HASS

Annette Pilkington
Employee Engagement
WISEM

Emilie Rusch
Raising Awareness
Marketing & Communications

Andrea Salazar Morgan
Supporting Student Success
MEP

Society of Women Engineers
Outstanding Outreach