Eleventh Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership
TD Convention Center, Greenville, SC
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
This year's speaker is Bill Barnet, CEO of Barnet Development Corporation and former mayor of Spartanburg.
At this year’s event, we will celebrate the legacy of Calder Ehrmann for his unwavering commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the Upstate. As one of the event’s founders and namesake of the Calder D. Ehrmann Outstanding Individual award, we are deeply grateful for Calder’s service and are honored to celebrate his life.
Nominations are now open for the eleventh annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, which will be held on May 5th at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.
Hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman in partnership with Upstate Chambers, this annual event honors individuals, schools, and organizations who exhibit leadership in promoting diversity in the Upstate.
Awards are presented in the following six categories: Individual, High School Student, College Student, Business, Nonprofit, International, and K-12 school (separate application form). To view a list of past winners, please click here.
Criteria for nominations include:
Nominees (individuals, organizations, and businesses) should be role models in the Upstate for promoting an inclusive work or community environment and/or for championing diversity as an important individual or organizational mission.
Nominees must be a current resident, organization, or business in the Upstate.
To read more and fill out a nomination form in Word, click here; in PDF format, click here.
To nominate a K-12 school, please click here (Word) or, click here (PDF format) for more information.
Nominations will close on Monday April 13, 2015.
Submit the completed form by mail to:
Manager, Diversity Leadership Programs
The Riley Institute
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, S.C. 29613-1207
Or send by fax to 864.294.2492, attention Megan Dodgens
Or scan and send via email to Megan.Dodgens@furman.edu