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
  • One one-page letter of support
It is recommended that individuals compose the nomination letter in a Word document then cut and paste into the text boxes below. 

Nominations will not be accepted after February 20, 2017, 5:00pm CST.

The submission deadline has expired as of 5:00 pm February 20, 2017.

Past Award of Distinction (Graduate Assistant) Award Recipients

2015-2016: Zach Granger, Recreational Sports

2014-2015: Waylon Hastings, Student Activities

2013-2014: Tearney Woodruff, Residence Life

2012-2013: Chris Shemanski, Student Activities

2011-2012: Noor Mobeen, Residence Life