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Dr. Bryan K. Tippett Social Justice Award

Each year, Estrella Mountain Community College proudly presents awards to employees who consistently demonstrate dedication and commitment to our students, staff and community.

Award Overview

The Dr. Bryan K. Tippett Social Justice Award focuses on recognizing the efforts of an EMCC employee who exemplifies the passion that Dr. Tippett demonstrated. This includes how Dr. Tippett supported and lived his life to make a positive difference on our campus, community and simply with each other. Dr. Tippett was quite passionate about TLC (Teaching, Learning, Caring) and Social Justice. This award focuses on these areas. Learn more about Dr. Bryan K. Tippett here.

Eligibility: All EMCC Employee Groups

Criteria:  Demonstrates passion for teaching, learning, caring, and social justice.

Nomination Period:  Every April.

Announcement: Nominees and Awardees will be announced in mid-May.

An online form will be made available for you to submit your nomination for the Dr. Bryan K. Tippett Social Justice award.