Awards Season is upon us! Nominate exceptional T-Birds, distinguished faculty, and outstanding staff that have gone above and beyond to make Southern Utah University an amazing place!
Nominations for Thunderbird Awards
Students, Staff, and Faculty, it's that time of year again to nominate exceptional T-Birds for the 2018 Thunderbird Awards. Please take a moment to look through the categories and nominate deserving students. Nominate a Student, Staff, and Faculty before February 9.
Board of Trustees Award of Excellence
To simplify the process for nominating faculty and staff members for the annual Board Of Trustees’ Award of Excellence, please submit the name of the individual you are nominating along with a single paragraph of support to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 2.
The award criteria for faculty will be quality teaching and learning, student mentoring and engagement, innovative practices, and other service to the university or the community. For staff members, the criteria will be quality service according to the staff member’s responsibilities, innovative practices, and other service to the university or the community.
Distinguished Faculty Service Award
The Distinguished Faculty Service Award recognizes an individual, full-time faculty for demonstration of distinguished service to the University and the greater community; a pattern of quality service; a variety of service efforts; efforts having increased the quality of some aspect of the University's mission; and a genuine interest in serving students, colleagues, and the University. Nominate a faculty member by February 16.
Outstanding/Distinguished Educator Awards
This award is to recognize an individual, full-time faculty for demonstration of outstanding teaching effectiveness; scholarly activity; peer respect from fellow colleagues; sincere interest in students; and professional commitment and service to others and the University overall. Nominate an outstanding teacher by February 12.
Outstanding Staff Award
The Staff Recognition Committee is looking for all-around staff that do awesome work. You may nominate up to two people on the form and the Staff Recognition Committee will select two staff members for the award. Nominate a staff member by January 31.
Staff Distinguished Service Award
The Staff Recognition Committee is looking for staff who give exceptional service, which may include staff who have taken advantage of educational or training opportunities. You may submit multiple nominations. The Staff Recognition Committee will select one classified staff and one professional staff member. Nominate a staff member by January 31.