Salute to Women Award


  • To honor GRCC women who are exemplary in their roles as professional, volunteers or agents of change
  • To celebrate the diversity of the accomplishments of women throughout the College
  • To encourage young women to pursue pathways to achievement

GRCC women (alumna, students, employees, and former employees)

Method of Recognition:

  • Awards presented by President at Annual Salute to Women Reception held in March
  • Picture boards with professional photographs on display throughout Campus of each recipient
  • Publication in GRCC TODAY

Nomination process:
There are four nomination categories: GRCC Alumna, GRCC Student, GRCC Employee, and Former GRCC Employee. Nominations include a completed nomination form as well as any of the following: a written narrative, a list of the nominee's accomplishments, letters of support, or news articles (submitting supporting documents will enhance the nominee's chances of being selected). Nominations can be submitted in hard copy or electronically on the GRCC homepage and are due in late November (specific date will be published by the Diversity Learning Center).


  • Commitment to community service as evidenced by time and resources given
  • Achievement within her professional or community noted by her impact, demonstrated success, recognition by her peers, and the difference she makes to others
  • Leadership indicated by her innovation, strength, flexibility, and risk-taking
  • Empowers and inspires other women as a mentor, role model, and friend
  • Has a positive impact on and is involved with students

    *Not all suggested criteria are necessary, nor is this list intended to be limiting

Selection process:
Nominations are reviewed by the Salute to Women planning committee. Their recommendation is submitted to the President of GRCC for final approval.

Diversity Learning Center, Learning Resource Center