Nominations for the 2019 Accountability, Climate, and Equity (ACE) Awards are officially open.

For years, the ACE Awards have honored students, faculty, staff, and administrators who have demonstrated a commitment to our Texas A&M core value of respect. This demonstration includes an appreciation of the diversity of our campus, which involves an exploration of individual differences in a safe, positive, welcoming and nurturing, academic environment.

Nominations may be submitted by any member of the university community and must be submitted online through the ACE Awards nomination page. Award nominations will close Tuesday, March 5.

Sponsors for the event include: the Division of Student Affairs, Office for Diversity, Department of Multicultural Services, Department of Disability Services, Women’s Resource Center, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center, Health Promotion Office, Aggie Allies, and Student Government Association Diversity Commission.

Each of the award categories center award criteria on the three overarching goals of the Texas A&M Diversity Plan: Accountability, Climate, and Equity.

This year’s categories include:

  • Diversity Service Award
  • Gary Gray Memorial Student Recognition Award
  • Partners in Learning Award of Excellence
  • Aggie Allies Rainbow Award
  • Phyllis R. Frye Advocacy Award
  • Women’s Progress Award
  • Stand Up Award
  • The Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Award
  • The Diversity Advocacy and Change Award

The 2019 ACE Awards will be held Wednesday, April 10, at 11:30 a.m. in the Bethancourt Ballroom. Additional event information can be found on the ACE Awards page.