Award of Distinction (Graduate Assistant) 2017-06-30T09:51:37+00:00

AWARD OF DISTINCTION (GRADUATE ASSISTANT)

Criteria

Recipients are recognized for their outstanding individual contributions on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs.

The selection committee considers, but is not limited to, the following criteria:

  • Contributions toward job excellence – demonstrating performance on the job that is consistently outstanding and frequently outside the normal scope of prescribed duties.
  • Innovation – demonstrating independent action and resourcefulness; encouraging new ideas and creativity; exhibiting leadership qualities within the context of position responsibilities; demonstrating other skills that exceed work expectations.
  • Utilization of the Division’s commitments of responsibility, wellbeing, self-discovery, and diversity and inclusion to guide their practice.

Eligibility

Recipients must meet the following eligibility requirements to be recognized:

  • Be a current Division of Student Affairs graduate assistant.
  • Be full-time and budgeted at least 50% time.

Recognition

  • $500 cash award and memento
  • One individual awarded

Nomination Requirements

  • Nomination Form (A separate nomination form is not required)
  • One one-page letter of support

Failure to follow nomination requirements exactly will result in a disqualified nomination. No exceptions will be made.

The nomination form will be open for submissions November 1, 2017 – March 8, 2018, 11:45pm CST.

This form is not yet available.

Past Award of Distinction (Graduate Assistant) Award Recipients

2016-2017: Mara Schaffler, Multicultural Services

2015-2016: Zach Granger, Recreational Sports

2014-2015: Waylon Hastings, Student Activities

2012-2013: Chris Shemanski, Student Activities

2011-2012: Noor Mobeen, Residence Life