John J. Koldus, III Award 2017-06-27T14:41:01+00:00

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.¬†All staff below the DSA Department Directors are eligible.
  • Not have received a John J. Koldus, III Award at any of the previous five DSA Awards ceremonies (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 or 2017).

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 (A separate nomination form is not required)
  • Minimum two, one-page letters of support (maximum of three letters accepted)

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

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 January 16, 2018 – March 8, 2018, 11:45pm CST.

This form is not yet available.

2016-2017: Karen Cambronero, Veteran Resource and Support Center

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