1. K-State home
  2. »Vice President for Student Life
  3. »Recognition
  4. »Putting Students First Award

Vice President for Student Life

Putting Students First - Faculty

Purpose of Award

The Putting Students First Award, presented by the Division of Student Life Staff Engagement Committee, recognizes one full-time faculty member who has had a major impact on student success at Kansas State University.

Eligibility

The award is given to a faculty member who is currently employed at Kansas State University and has served in a faculty or instructor position for a minimum of one (1) year of instruction at the University.

Criteria for Nomination

The nominee must demonstrate:

  • A commitment to student success, as demonstrated through on- and off-campus service and engaging co-curricular practices.
  • A dedication to the well-being of students demonstrated through service above and beyond required University responsibilities.

Nomination Procedure

The nomination procedure will include:

  • All department heads, staff and students are welcomed to nominate a deserving staff member for this award.
  • A selection committee of members from the Division of Student Life Staff Development Committee will review the submitted nominations.

Fully completed nominations must include:

  • Completed nomination form
  • One (1) nomination letter describing how the nominee specifically meets the criteria for nomination listed above.
  • One (1) letter of support from a current K-State student or recent graduate. If a student is the nominator, the letter of support should come from the nominee’s department head.
  • Any supporting documentation of the nominee’s work with students that relates to the criteria for nomination listed above.

PLEASE NOTE: No self-nominations will be accepted; previous winners will not be considered. A list of former winners is available at: Putting Students First

Putting Students First - Division of Student Life Staff

Purpose of Award

The Putting Students First Award, presented by the Division of Student Life Staff Engagement Committee, recognizes one full-time staff member who has had a major impact on the lives of K-State students.

Eligibility

The award is given to a staff member who is currently employed within the Division of Student Life at Kansas State University and has been employed within the Division of Student Life for a minimum of one (1) year.

Criteria for Nomination

The nominee must demonstrate:

  • A commitment to student success, as demonstrated through on- and off-campus service and engaging co-curricular practices.
  • A dedication to the well-being of students demonstrated through service above and beyond required University responsibilities.

Nomination Procedure

The nomination procedure will include:

  • All department heads, staff and students are welcomed to nominate a deserving staff member for this award.
  • A selection committee of members from the Division of Student Life Staff Development Committee will review the submitted nominations.

Fully completed nominations must include:

  • Completed nomination form
  • One (1) nomination letter describing how the nominee specifically meets the criteria for nomination listed above.
  • One (1) letter of support from a current K-State student or recent graduate. If a student is the nominator, the letter of support should come from the nominee’s department head.
  • Any supporting documentation of the nominee’s work with students that relates to the criteria for nomination listed above.

PLEASE NOTE: No self-nominations will be accepted; previous winners will not be considered. A list of former winners is available at: Putting Students First

For both awards:

Deadline for Nomination is Friday, February 15, 2019

Questions regarding these awards can be directed to the Student Life Staff Development Committee by e-mailing Barbara Braga at: bbraga@ksu.edu.