Black Carpet Awards


Feb. 27, 2024, 6pm to 9pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

SU Ballrooms


Join us for an evening of recognition and community at the annual Black Carpet Awards. This prestigious event shines a spotlight on outstanding achievements, leadership, and contributions within the UNLV Black community.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Don't miss this unforgettable celebration of excellence, unity, and community impact at the Black Carpet Awards!

Dress Code

Formal attire with your favorite sneakers

Program Highlights

  • Award Presentations: Witness the acknowledgment of exceptional individuals and organizations through a series of prestigious awards, including the Audre Lorde Leadership Award (recognizes a Black student leader at UNLV), Dr. Bert Babero Sr. Faculty/Staff Award (recognizes a Black staff or faculty member at UNLV), The Blackprint Award (recognizes UNLV a Black registered student organization), and the Claytee White Community Advocate Award (recognizes a Black community member or partner).
  • Inspiring Keynote Speaker: Be inspired by a keynote speaker who embodies the spirit of leadership, resilience, and community engagement.
  • Entertainment: Enjoy captivating performances and entertainment that celebrate the richness of Black culture.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow attendees, honorees, and community leaders during the event, fostering collaboration and unity.

Nominate and Celebrate

The Black Carpet Awards provide a platform to honor those who have made a significant impact on our community. Nominations are welcome for various categories, recognizing leadership, faculty/staff excellence, student organizations, and community advocates.

Get Involved

For sponsorship opportunities, nominations, or general inquiries, please contact Imani Patterson at


Free for students, faculty, and staff.

Admission Information

No admission requirements are necessary. Visit our Involvement Center event page for more information.

Contact Information

Student Diversity Programs
Imani Patterson