Is there a faculty or staff member who has had a tremendous positive impact on your student experience? Please consider nominating them for a 2020 Board Excellence Award. We know that you are busy with your studies, so the nomination process is simple and convenient. Find the form here. (Please note, nominations open on July 17, 2020 and will not be accepted before that date). Nominations will be due by August 17, 2020.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate faculty and staff members whom you believe deserve this important recognition. Below are the criteria for the awards:

“Student First” Award – Faculty

Recognizes a core or contributing faculty member who demonstrates commitment to the University values with an emphasis on student first, through mentoring and dedication to preparing students to be leaders in their fields. This nominee goes above and beyond in advocacy and service to our students and the community.

This nominee:

  • Puts student success first
  • Provides for student learning opportunities outside the classroom
  • Ensures that students have access to educational assistance and advising outside of class
  • Encourages student engagement through creative, innovative and evolving teaching techniques

“Student First” Award – Staff

Recognizes one staff member who demonstrates commitment to the university values with an emphasis on student first, through mentoring and dedication to preparing students to be leaders in their fields. This nominee goes above and beyond in advocacy or service to students and the University.

This nominee:

  • Provides students with information and resources, above and beyond what is needed, to succeed at USAHS
  • Ensures that students have access to educational support, assistance and advising outside of class
  • Serves as a role model for students through demonstrated commitment to the University values with an emphasis on student first