Outstanding Advisor Awards

Outstanding Graduate Advisor: This award recognizes the efforts of advisors working with students on their graduate degree; faculty are incorporating research or teaching responsibilities along with advising students on thesis and project proposals.

Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advisor: This award recognizes the efforts of advisors working with undergraduate students; faculty are incorporating research or teaching responsibilities along with serving as academic advisor to undergraduate students.

Recipients

Recipients of the outstanding advising award must demonstrate unusually effective ongoing mentoring relationships with advisees during their programs of study. Successful candidates will demonstrate a breadth of relevant knowledge including institutional regulations, policies and procedures, as well as information sources, referral procedures and career/life building skills. Awardees must be recognized for excellence by their advisees, peers and administrators at the undergraduate or graduate level, depending on the particular advising award.