June 05, 2018
By Scott Hernandez-Jason
Underscoring the commitment by UC Santa Cruz to promote diversity, inclusion, and excellence, Chancellor George Blumenthal recognized the people and programs making contributions to these goals through their work.
The 2018 Chancellor’s Achievement Awards for Diversity were presented May 29 during a reception at the Hay Barn. Before presenting the awards, Blumenthal noted that promoting understanding, taking the time to create a community that values differences, and recognizing the unique contributions of all people enriches UC Santa Cruz and its community.
“We are stronger when all members of our community feel respected, feel empowered, and feel valued,” Blumenthal said. “That is why building community is so important. It is not simply diversity for diversity’s sake.”
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