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Staff Service Awards

Four service 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 (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, advising, and mentoring, and focus on the impact of the nominee’s range of experience within the discipline, across the institution, and on students. Include recognition of note.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding accomplishments in advising and mentoring as appropriate.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a current or past student 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 from staff members in support of faculty, staff, and/or 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 (limit of two pages) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments, collaboration, and recognition, and focus on the impact of the nominee’s work within the discipline and across the institution. Describe distinguished mentoring performance and include recognition of note.
  • Additional documentation of meritorious accomplishments in mentoring,
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a current peer or past colleague 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 research, scholarship, creative activity, or teaching directly to the publics and communities our university serves.

Specific eligibility: All full-time faculty and staff, regardless of rank.

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (limit of two pages) 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 an external constituent is required.

Download nomination form and instructions.

Other Staff Awards


Submission Deadline

5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 04, 2022.


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.