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Champions of Diversity

The Hillsborough Community College Champions of Diversity Award recognizes outstanding administrators, faculty, staff, student organizations and corporate partners as unsung heroes who have made exceptional efforts and contributions in the area of equity and diversity.

Nominations are solicited each fall from faculty, staff, administrators, and currently-enrolled students. 

The 2020 Nomination period is now closed. 


2019 Winners
Administrator - Dr. Karen Griffin
Faculty -  Dr. Suzanne Lynch
Staff - Ms. Bonnie Nimmo
Student Organization - Spoken Word and Hip Hop Expression Club
Corporate Partner - Nielsen

2018 Winners
Faculty - Todd Huffman
Administrator - Tierra Smith
Corporate Partner - Suntrust

2017 Winners
Faculty - Brenda Alanis
Staff - Steve Crudup
Administrator -  Dr. Jennifer China
Corporate Partner - Suncoast Credit Union


Event Sponsor

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    Suncoast Credit Union

    Thank you to Suncoast Credit Union for their generous sponsorship of the 2019 and 2020 Champions of Diversity Award.