Skip to main content Skip to navigation
College of Arts and Sciences Welcome

Recognition Awards

Our annual Appreciation and Recognition Social brings the college together to celebrate the strength of our community and honor outstanding accomplishments by our scholars and professionals.

2019 CAS Awardees group photoThe college is comprised of more than 500 active faculty, 800 graduate students, and 180 staff. Each year, approximately 1,000 undergraduate seniors graduate with a CAS degree.

Faculty are recognized for their exemplary contributions in research and creative activities, teaching, and professional and institutional service.

Administrative professionals and civil service staff are honored for demonstrating excellence in their area of expertise, ranging from administrative support to academic advising to information technology services, and more.

Graduate students are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in research and/or artistic creativity during their academic career at WSU.

Outstanding seniors in each of our undergraduate degree programs are recognized for academic excellence and service to the institution and community.

View photos from the ceremony honoring 2019 awards recipients

Join the Celebration

CAS Appreciation and Recognition Social

Thursday, April 16, 2020
4–6:00 p.m.
CUB Sr. Ballroom

Outstanding Seniors

Friday, May 8, 2020
Kimbrough Auditorium
2–4:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome

 
2020 awards

Nominations are due January 31, 2020.

 

Arts & Sciences Awards

Faculty Awards

Tenure Track Faculty Career forms and instructions

  • Distinguished Faculty
  • Outstanding Career Achievement
  • Mid-Career Achievement
  • Early Career Achievement
  • Interdisciplinary Catalyst Award

Clinical & Instructional Faculty Career forms and instructions

  • Outstanding Career Achievement
  • Mid-Career Achievement
  • Early Career Achievement
  • Interdisciplinary Catalyst Award

Faculty Teaching forms and instructions

  • William F. Mullen Memorial Teaching Award
  • Tom & Julie Lutz Science and Mathematics Teaching Excellence Award
  • Excellence in Graduate Teaching
  • Excellence in Graduate Advising and Mentoring
  • Excellence in Teaching by a Clinical Faculty Member
  • Excellence in Teaching by an Instructor

Faculty Service forms and instructions

  • Excellence in Professional Service
  • Excellence in Institutional Service
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
  • Faculty Peer Mentoring
  • Outstanding Achievement in International Activities
  • Public and Community Engagement Award

Staff Career and Service forms and instructions

  • AP Early Career Achievement
  • AP Outstanding Career Achievement
  • Civil Service Early Career Achievement
  • Civil Service Outstanding Career Achievement
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
  • Public and Community Engagement Award
  • Staff Peer Mentoring
  • Interdisciplinary Catalyst Award

Graduate Student forms and instructions

  • Master’s Student Achievement
    • Arts
    • Humanities
    • Social sciences
  • Ph.D. Student Achievement
    • Humanities
    • Sciences
    • Social sciences
  • Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student