National Diversity & Inclusion Recognition (2019 - Present)

HEED 2019
HEED 2020
HEED 2021
HEED 2022

  • NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association Award for Diversity and Inclusion (2023)
  • Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award (2012, 2019 - 2022)
  • Seal of Excelencia (2019 - 2022)
  • Gold Star Status by the Michigan Veterans Affair Agency (2014 - 2022)
  • Director of Athletics (Keri Becker) received the MI-ACE Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award (2022)
  • Nationally recognized for commitment to first-generation student success (2022)
  • INSIGHT Jesse L. Moore Supplier Diversity Award (2021)
  • Named Best for Vets College by the Military Times (2021)
  • Nationally recognized in two HBCU/HSI outreach programs (2021)
  • Only Division II school to receive a perfect score from LGBTQ advocacy group Athlete Ally on its Athletic Equality Index (2021)
  • Given the highest rating on one of four pillars used to evaluate diversity and inclusion by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (2020)
  • Named best university in Michigan for LGBTQ+ Students by Campus Pride and BestColleges (2020)
  • Bronze Level Award for ASEE Diversity Recognition (2019)
  • AACN Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award (2019)


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