The Ethics Center at Fresno State is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Ethical Leadership Award. Nominees should inspire a passion for stewardship and ethical leadership in Fresno State students.

Nominees should have substantial accomplishments of excellence in ethical leadership, stewardship, entrepreneurial innovation and community engagement; tangible connection with Fresno, Fresno State, the Central Valley and an experience with diverse students at Fresno State; and should have a demonstrated ability to communicate a vision of ethics, leadership and stewardship and be able to inspire students in concrete ways.

The recipient will be honored at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau’s annual Ethical Business awards. The deadline to make a nomination is Thursday, Jan. 31. To make a nomination, send an email explaining how the nominee fits the above criteria to Dr. Andrew Fiala, director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State, at


University Communications news intern Easton Kerby contributed to this report