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Faculty and Staff Awards

  • Dean's Excellence in Research

    Criteria: Faculty award for past 3 years of achievements

    Award Amount: $2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: TT faculty. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years.

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, alumni, and Self-nominations. Nomination Deadline 2/15; Application Deadline 3/1

    Submission of Materials: Letter of nomination, nominee statement, two supporting letters, CV

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Excellence in Research

  • Dean's Excellence in Teaching

    Criteria: Excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level, most recent three years.

    Award Amount:$2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: TT faculty. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years.

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, alumni, and Self-nominations. Nomination Deadline 2/15; Application Deadline 3/1

    Submission of Materials: Letter of nomination, nominee teaching philosophy statement, two letters of support, CV, a packet of evidence of teaching excellence

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Excellence in Teaching

  • Dean's Excellence in Service

    Criteria: Faculty award for outstanding service to the University, College, department, community, profession or discipline.

    Award Amount:$2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: TT faculty. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years.

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, alumni, and Self-nominations. Nomination Deadline 2/15; Application Deadline 3/1

    Submission of Materials: Letter of nomination, nominee statement, two supporting letters, CV

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Excellence in Service

  • Dean’s Outstanding Lecturer Award

    Criteria: The award is designed to recognize extraordinary performance and achievement by our non-tenure-track faculty. This is an award for teaching but intended to encompass other activities, such as research and/or service as appropriate. Demonstrated excellence in teaching in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities is the primary consideration, with emphasis on the most recent three years. Teaching includes not only classroom and laboratory/studio instruction, but guidance of students in beyond-the-classroom activities, student mentoring, and development/introduction of new methods, courses, or materials.

    Award Amount: $2,500.00 and name listing on the CAAH Award for Outstanding Lecturer plaque in the Dean’s office. 

    Eligibility: Full-time non-tenure-track faculty with a minimum of three years of service (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, Professor of Practice, Clinical) in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years have elapsed.

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, alumni, and Self-nominations. Application Deadline 4/12

    Submission of Materials: Nomination form, nomination letter, and no more than two supporting letters (optional) Nomination Packets

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May.

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean’s Outstanding Lecturer Award

  • Dean's Staff Team Player

    Criteria: Staff Award in recognition of a team-building spirit.

    Award Amount:$2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: All permanent, classified staff with two years of employment in CAAH. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years.

    Nomination Process: Deans, Chairs, Faculty, Staff, or Self-nomination.

    Submission of Materials: Nomination form, nomination letter, and no more than two supporting letters (optional) Nomination Packets Deadline: 4/30

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May.

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Staff Team Player 

  • Dean's Staff Outstanding Customer Service

    Criteria: Staff Award in recognition of outstanding customer service.

    Award Amount: $2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: All permanent, classified staff with two years of employment in CAAH. Previous recipients may be considered again after five years.

    Nomination Process: Deans, Chairs, Faculty, Staff, or Self-nomination.

    Submission of Materials: Nomination form, nomination letter, and no more than two supporting letters (optional) Nomination Packets Deadline: 4/30

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May.

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Staff Outstanding Customer Service

  • Dean's Staff Innovation Award

    Criteria: Staff Award in recognition of devising a solution to a problem or coming up with a process that increases efficiency or improves a situation.

    Award Amount: $2,500.00 and plaque in the Dean's Office.

    Eligibility: All permanent, classified staff with one-year employment in CAAH. Previous recipients may be considered again after three years.

    Nomination Process: Deans, Chairs, Faculty, Staff, or Self-nomination.

    Submission of Materials: Nomination form, nomination letter, and no more than two supporting letters (optional) Nomination Packets Deadline: 4/30

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May.

    Link For Full Award Details: Dean's Staff Innovation Award

  • John B. & Thelma A. Gentry Award

    Criteria: Annual award for teaching excellence in the School of Humanities.

    Award Amount: Recently $4,000 (amount varies)

    Eligibility: Full-time faculty in Humanities (English, History & Geography, Languages, Philosophy & Religion)

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, and Self-nominations. Nomination Packets Deadline: 3/1

    Submission of Materials: Nomination letter, CV, teaching philosophy, 2 letters of support, 1-3 student letters, teaching materials

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May

    Link For Full Award Details: John B. & Thelma A. Gentry Award

  • Creativity Professorship

    Criteria: Faculty Award for faculty engaged in exemplary, creative teaching and/or research activities.

    Award Amount: 3 awards @ $2,500 salary supplement / $2,500 professional development stipend annually two-year period.

    Eligibility: TT faculty min 50% in CAAH. Named and endowed professors ineligible. Non-renewable 2-year appointments. One from each of 3 "Schools"

    Nomination Process: Faculty and self-nominations.

    Submission of Materials: Nomination letter, Chair letter, internal/external letters, CV, Deadline 3/1

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Honors & Award Ceremony in April.

    Link For Full Award Details: Creativity Professorship

  • Lightsey Fellowship Program

    Criteria: Faculty Award for faculty engaged in exemplary, creative teaching and/or research activities.

    Award Amount: 2 awards @ $4,500 each

    Eligibility: TT faculty. Previous recipients may be considered again after one year lapse between awards

    Nomination Process: Faculty and Self-nominations.

    Submission of Materials: Two-page proposal

    Award Announcement: Presentation at annual Faculty/Staff Meeting in May.

    Link For Full Award Details:  Lightsey Fellowship Program

  • Richard H. Pennell Sr. Center for Research in Design and Building

    Criteria: Faculty award to support research activities in the School of Design and Building comprised of the School of Architecture, Depts of Construction Science and Management, City Planning & Real Estate Development for the improvement of the associate professional disciplines.

    Award Amount: Awards will be made up to a total of $25,000 per proposal. Lecturers can be co-investigators but only eligible to receive a max of $2,000.Faculty outside of the School can be co-investigators but only eligible to receive a maximum of $2,000.

    Eligibility: TT faculty, Lecturers (as co-investigators) in the School of Design and Building

    Nomination Process: Faculty, Students, Self-nominations.

    Submission of Materials: two-page proposal, two-page curriculum vitae, current and pending support document for each investigator submitted electronically to the CAAH ADR OFFICE no later than February 5, 2021.

    Award Announcement: E-mail notification on or before May of each year

    Link For Full Award Details: Richard H. Pennell Sr. Center for Research in Design and Building

  • Faculty Research Development Program (FRDP)

    Criteria: Faculty award for travel, equipment, summer support and other expenses related to research activities. Also in collaboration with faculty co-investigators from outside CAAH (Collaborative Research Grants).

    Award Amount: Research Proposals up to $5,000 for individual grants, and $20,000 for collaborative grants

    Eligibility:TT faculty (must be 50% in CAAH)./p>

    Nomination Process: Faculty and Self-nominations

    Submission of Materials: CV (two-page), current and pending support

    Award Announcement: CAAH Research Committee sends recommendations to ADR

    Link For Full Award Details: Faculty Research Development Program (FRDP)