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Additional Staff Awards

Four more awards are available to recognize outstanding achievement by staff members.

Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Recognizes undergraduate advisors who effectively facilitate student decision making, continually provide guidance and support to undergraduate students, and exhibit a respectful, caring, and compassionate attitude toward students.

Specific eligibility: Faculty or staff (administrative professional or civil service) undergraduate advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, advising, and mentoring, and the impact of the nominee’s range of experience within the discipline, across the institution, and/or on students.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding accomplishments in advising, mentoring, and teaching.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required.
  • Resume/CV limit: 5 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Staff Peer Mentoring

Recognizes outstanding peer mentoring and enrichment of peer-to-peer relationships between staff members and between faculty, staff, and students through exemplary support, guidance, and knowledge of the unit, college, and institution.

Specific eligibility: All administrative professional and civil service staff in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, collaboration, and recognition, and the impact of the nominee’s work within the discipline and across the institution.
  • Additional documentation of meritorious accomplishments in mentoring,
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required.
  • Resume limit: 5 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Public and Community Engagement

Recognizes faculty or staff who have demonstrated sustained efforts to connect their work in research, scholarship, creative activity, or teaching directly to the publics and communities our university serves.

Specific eligibility: Full-time faculty and staff, regardless of rank, in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and recognition.
  • Additional documentation of efforts and accomplishments in public and community engagement with relevant stakeholders.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required.
  • Resume/CV limit: 10 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.


Interdisciplinary Catalyst

Recognizes a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a sustained capacity to bring colleagues together across disciplinary and institutional boundaries in service of shared accomplishments in research, scholarly and creative activity, and/or teaching.

Specific eligibility: Any full-time faculty or staff member, regardless of rank.

Nomination packet should include: 

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award; cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and recognition.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a peer, student, and/or external constituent is required.
  • Resume/CV limit: 20 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.

 

Other Staff Awards


2021 awards

Nominations will open in late 2020.


Join the Celebration

CAS Recognition and Appreciation Social
Thursday, April 16, 2020
4–6:00 p.m.
CUB Sr. Ballroom


Previous recipients

Review CAS award recipients from years past.


Questions?

Contact the Office of the Dean at cas.awards@wsu.edu or 509-335-4581.