John J. Koldus, III Award

Criteria

Recipients are recognized for their strong interest in overall student development and success.

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

  • Contributions beyond occupational requirements through guidance, leadership and personal interest to enhance students’ experiences at Texas A&M University.
  • Exemplifies the Aggie Core Values.
  • Maintains direct student contact and is a role model.
  • Serves as an advocate for students and student issues.
  • Recognizes the uniqueness of every student.
  • Shows a commitment to students’ wellbeing.

Eligibility

Recipients must meet the following eligibility requirements to be recognized:

  • Be a current faculty or staff employee of Texas A&M University.
  • Not have received a John J. Koldus, III Award at any of the previous five DSA Awards ceremonies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 or 2016).

Recognition

  • A memento and a $2,000 donation awarded to a student organization or student activity of the recipient’s choice
  • One individual awarded

Nomination Requirements

  • Nomination Form
  • Two one-page letters of support

Any student, student organization, faculty, or staff member may nominate for this award.

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.

2015-2016: Kristi L. Hosea, University Police Department

2014-2015: Colonel Gerald “Jerry” Smith, USMC (Ret.), Veteran Resource & Support Center

2013-2014: Marcia Drost, Mathematics

2012-2013: Don Lewis, Mays Business School

2011-2012: Roy Lopez, Admissions and Records