Focus Award nominations for disability efforts invited

January 5, 2015  

The Office of Institutional Equity is seeking nominations for the 2015 Focus Awards.

The Focus Awards are given annually to those affiliated with Purdue University who have made an outstanding contribution in furtherance of the University’s commitment to disability accessibility and disability diversity initiatives. 

The 2015 Focus Awards will be presented at the Disability Awareness Month reception at 10 a.m. March 3 in the West Faculty Lounge of Purdue Memorial Union. One award is offered in each of the following categories: faculty, staff, student, and organization. Nominations of alumni and retirees also will be considered. For a list of past recipients, please visit OIE’s Focus Awards website.

To submit a nomination for the 2015 Focus Awards, please complete and return the nomination form and attachments by Jan. 23 to Marcy Hintzman at or the Office of Institutional Equity in Young Hall (YONG). The mailing address is Ernest C. Young Hall, 10th Floor, 155 S. Grant St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114.

For questions or to request this form in an alternate format, call 49-47253 or email

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