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Dr. Lonel Woods Peace and Love Award

This award is for the purpose of recognizing an alumnus/a on extraordinary commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in their workplace and/or community. The award will honor a Crane School of Music graduate who has demonstrated the following areas of service:

  • Has created opportunities to diversify the candidate’s community
  • Actively engages in efforts to support DEIB as an individual or as part of a larger entity
  • Participates in and/or be involved in the creation of events supporting DEIB efforts
  • Exemplify an outstanding level of commitment to DEIB in any leadership roles held
  • Supports the success of members of underserved communities through professional or scholarly endeavors
  • Displays an above-and-beyond commitment to DEIB values

Presentation of the award will take place each year at Reunion in July. The nomination deadline is December 1st.

Before completing the Dr. Lonel Woods Peace and Love Award Nomination Form, take a moment and make sure you have gathered the following information.

  • Nominee contact information, employer information and educational history
  • Two letters of support
  • Nominee resume
  • Supporting documents, such as additional letters of support, awards, civic accomplishments, publications, etc. (not required, but strongly encouraged)



Email if you have any questions.

Award Year Class Year First Name Former Name Last Name
2023 2006 Jacqueline McLean
2022 2019 Shavon Lloyd