Equity & Diversity Awards

The Equity & Diversity Awards and Recognition Ceremony is an annual event where we celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, and members of our community who make inclusive excellence a reality in the work they do each day.

2016 EDI Awards Recipients with Dr. Judy Bense


The EDIs honor students and employees in Equity & Diversity and International Affairs who exhibit dedication to inclusive excellence and commitment to Awareness, Acceptance, and Respect on our campus and in the work we do. 

  • International Students
  • Study Abroad
  • Intensive English Program
  • Japan House
  • TRiO
  • Equity & Diversity

Reserve your seat for the EDI Awards today!


President's Award for Leadership

The President's Award for Leadership in Diversity recognizes a UWF student, UWF faculty member, and a UWF staff member, each of whom has demonstrated a commitment to diversity through their deeds and actions.

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Student

Friends of Diversity

The Friends of Diversity award celebrates collaboration between our offices and on-campus departments, community organizations, and individuals.

  • UWF Department
  • Community Organization
  • Individual

Departmental Awards

International Students International Student Leadership Award
International Graduates
Study Abroad Study Abroad Award
Intensive English Program Outstanding Student Ambassador
IEP Graduates
Global Quarter  
Japan Center Japan Center Cultural Ambassador

UWF Men's Empowerment Network (MEN)

Professional Service Awards
Character Award
MEN Graduates
UWF Professionally Empowered and Ready for Life (PEARL) Character Recognition Award - Undergraduate
Character Recognition Award - Graduate
Character Recognition Award - Staff
TRiO Student Support Services TRiO/SSS Top GPAs
Outstanding Accomplishment
TRiO Graduates
Cross Cultural Competency Certificate

2016 EDI Awards Photo Gallery

2016 EDI Award Winners