The University of Iowa

Nominations for CDE Graduation Reception Student Leadership Awards

The Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE) Graduation Reception, formerly known as the Multicultural Graduation and Recognition Banquet (MGRB) will be held Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union. A reception will take place from 3:00-4:00 p.m. followed by an awards program.  Awards begin at 4:00.

Please nominate a graduating student to receive one of twelve Student Leadership Awards. These awards are presented to student leaders who have made significant contributions to the university and/or surrounding communities through their vision and action to advance diversity and inclusion. To be eligible, a student must have graduated in December 2013 or plan to graduate in May or August 2014.

Information about the Student Leadership Award, including the criteria for selection and the nomination form can be found at Nominations are due Friday, March 21, 2014.

We hope you will join our students as they celebrate their graduation from the University of Iowa! If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Diversity & Enrichment at 319-335-3555 or email