Jul. 26—The Life University Diversity Champion Award, implemented by the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, recognizes faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions toward advancing diversity and inclusion on campus.
Dr. Charmaine Herman and Dr. Michael Smith are the inaugural recipients of the award.
"These two individuals are passionate about multicultural awareness and inclusive excellence," said Dr. Harrison Davis, Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Life University.
Dr. Herman is responsible for establishing the Cultural Competency curriculum for the Doctor of Chiropractic program, and she has presented her research about inclusive practices at conferences across the nation. Dr. Smith has been the guiding force at Life University in leading all Diversity committee initiatives to celebrate students, faculty and staff.
For more information, visit life.edu/about-pages/office-of-diversity-equity-inclusion/.