Outstanding First-Year Advocate Award

This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the academic and/or personal lives of first-year students. Recipients will receive a trophy and a $1,500 monetary award.

Eligibility

This award is open to faculty and staff in all areas of the University.

Criteria for Award

Nominees will be evaluated based on the significance of his/her contributions in these areas:

  1. Provides outstanding contributions to and support for first-year students
  2. Serves as a first-year student advocate and role model

Nomination Process

Nominators will complete the NOMINATION FORM and write an accompanying one-page letter of support. The nomination form may not exceed three pages and must describe the nominee’s advocacy efforts on behalf of first-year students. Nominators may also include up to two supporting letters of nomination.

Candidates will be notified about their nominations and asked to submit a brief philosophy/statement to be reviewed by the FSUS Awards Selection Committee.

Submission of nomination forms may be sent in hard copy to Shelly VandePanne, ASC 1048, or via email to [email protected] Candidates will be notified of their nomination and must respond by the given date. 

Deadline

Nomination submissions were due by 5 PM (EDT) on Friday, February 7, 2020.