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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 faculty, 180 staff, 700 graduate students, and 9,000 undergraduate students across the WSU system.

Faculty are recognized for their exemplary contributions in research and creative activities, teaching, and professional and institutional 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 22, 2021
Time and online format TBD

Outstanding Seniors

Online presentation TDB

 
2021 awards
Nominations for 2021 awards are now closed.

 

Arts & Sciences Awards

Tenure Track Faculty Career Awards

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

Career Track Faculty Career Awards

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

Faculty Teaching Awards

  • 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 Awards

  • 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 Awards

  • Outstanding Career Achievement
  • Mid-Career Achievement
  • Early Career Achievement
  • Interdisciplinary Catalyst
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
  • Public and Community Engagement Award
  • Staff Peer Mentoring

Graduate Student Awards

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