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College Awards Nomination Form

Select the award(s) to which you would like to submit a nomination.

 

Staff Awards


This award honors and recognizes outstanding achievements by a staff, clerical, or technical service employees of the College of Health and Human Development.
Materials to submit: One detailed letter of support, with three signatures, that indicates how the candidate meets the award criteria.

This award honors a faculty or staff member in the College of Health and Human Development who has made sustained and significant contributions to fostering diversity at Penn State or in the college.
Materials to submit: One detailed letter of support, with three signatures, that indicates how the candidate meets the award criteria.

This award honors and recognizes full-time undergraduate advisers in the College of Health and Human Development who focus on student’s personal and professional development through academic and career advising.
Materials to submit: A nomination letter from faculty and/or the administration; and a nomination letter from a current student advisee or an alumni who was an advisee.

Faculty Awards


This award recognizes outstanding faculty members in the College of Health and Human Development who exhibit academic excellence early in their careers. Those eligible will have been in the College no longer than 10 years and will not yet have attained the highest faculty rank. Note that this award can only be submitted by department heads and center directors. 
Materials to submit: Nomination letter from respective unit head or research center director that details how the candidate's contribution meets the criteria.

This award honors a faculty or staff member in the College of Health and Human Development who has made sustained and significant contributions to fostering diversity at Penn State or in the college.
Materials to submit: One detailed letter of support, with three signatures, that indicates how the candidate meets the award criteria.

This award honors a faculty member committed to human service who is an accessible adviser in both academic and career decisions; who demonstrates a caring, professional style; and who symbolizes college values.
Materials to submit: One detailed letter of support, with three signatures, that indicates how the candidate meets the award criteria.

This award honors a college faculty member’s excellence in teaching and contributions to the art of teaching.
Materials to submit: One detailed letter of support that indicates how the candidate meets the award criteria.  The letter should be signed by the department head, one other faculty member, and two students who have been in courses taught by the nominee.

This award honors a faculty member who has made significant leadership contributions to the outreach mission of the college.
Materials to submit: a letter of support (signed by two nominators) that describes the outreach leadership contributions of the candidate; and a statement of support from the department head or school director of the academic unit in which the candidate holds his or her primary appointment.

Research Awards


This award honors a tenured or tenure-track faculty member’s outstanding research contributions occurring or culminating within the past several years.
Materials to submit: One comprehensive support letter that details how the candidate's research contributions meet the award criteria and identifies the nature and significance of the faculty member's recent contribution to knowledge.  The letter should be signed by the department head and two other nominators. 

This award honors a senior faculty member who has made outstanding research contributions to the field across a major portion of his or her career.
Materials to submit: One comprehensive support letter that details how the candidate's research contributions meet the award criteria. The letter should be signed by the department head and two other nominators.