Nominations sought to honor those who empower women

NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for three faculty/staff awards.

Wilma D. Stricklin Award for the Enhancement of the Campus Climate for Women
This award is given to an individual who has made continual and extraordinary contributions to the climate for women on campus.

Outstanding Mentor Award
This award is presented to an NIU civil service, professional staff or faculty member who has shown exceptional commitment to advancing the educational and/or career goals of NIU women. The recipient of this award has created opportunities that help protégés achieve their goals.

Sharon Howard Women who Make a Difference Award
This award is presented to an NIU civil service, professional staff or faculty member who has shown dedication to the empowerment of NIU women by making changes at the unit level that address issues important to women.

Criteria, information about eligibility and nomination forms are available online.

The deadline for award nominations is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

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