VetsRG receives ERG Leadership Excellence Award

Jan 19, 2016, 15:50 PM by

From left: Lori Blackwell, vice chair of the VetsRG and co-chair of the Diversity Council; Adeola Oduwole, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion; and Toni Griffin, co-chair of the VetsRG and the Diversity Council.

The National Diversity Council recently recognized UTMB’s Veterans Resource Group (VetsRG) as one of the top Employee Resource Groups in Texas. 

“We are very excited by this accolade and the great work that has been accomplished on behalf of the institution,” said Adeola Oduwole, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “Diversity is a core value and this recognition supports a strong tradition of commitment to advancing a culture of inclusion at UTMB.” 

The VetsRG is open to everyone—regardless of veteran status—with the primary goals of assisting veterans with their transition to the workplace, educating non-veterans on the importance of inclusion and supporting the hiring and development of former and current service members.