Outstanding Women Awards and Distinguished Contributor Awards

The President's Commission on the Status of Women annually honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to improve the status of women. Categories for Outstanding Women include academic faculty, staff, graduate student and undergraduate student. The Distinguished Contributor category may include male or female alumni, senior administrators, staff, non-academic faculty, major gift donors and other individuals who have made a significant contribution to improving the status of women. To nominate an individual, please submit a completed nomination form. Complete nomination packets (a vita, résumé or summary of activities (two-page maximum); and two letters of support must be submitted to the Women's Commission office in 127 Hardin Hall.

Outstanding Womens Awards at Clemson Univeristy, Clemson South Carolina

2016 Award Winners

Left to right: Faculty: Dr. Sez Atamturktur, Distinguished Contributor: Katherine Schwennsen, Undergraduate Student: Janay Crosland , Pres. Clements, Staff: Dr. Lori Pindar, Graduate Student: Sarah Rowlinson, WC chair, Jennifer Ogle

Nominees will be considered on the following criteria:

  • Professional achievement within category
  • Service as a role model within the University
  • Service as a role model outside the University
  • Performance in "unique" circumstances of merit
  • Efforts to promote the status of women