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K-State Today

February 19, 2014

Call for nominations for the Putting Students First Award for Outstanding Service to Students

Submitted by Carla Jones

The Putting Students First Award for Outstanding Service to Students, presented by the Division of Student Life, recognizes one full-time faculty member and staff member who has had a major impact on the lives of K-State students over a number of years.

The award will be presented to the faculty and staff member who exemplifies the following characteristics:

  • A commitment to students, as demonstrated through engaging teaching and involvement with and service to students.
  • A commitment to the well-being of students, demonstrated through interacting with students and/or providing outstanding service for students.
  • A unique quality of care for fairness, as demonstrated through fair and ethical treatment of students.
  • A demonstration of going that extra mile, shown through service to students above and beyond the call of duty. 
  • This award is designed to acknowledge nominees who have served over many years. A minimum of two years of service is required.
  • The faculty nominee is a current faculty or instructor.  The staff nominee currently works for the Division of Student Life.

To nominate please include the following materials with the nomination form by 5 p.m. Monday, March 10:

  • One letter of nomination, including how this individual specifically meets the criteria for this award. Include resume and documentation of nominee's work with students.
  • A 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.
  • No self-nominations will be accepted; previous winners will not be considered.

Send nominations to The Putting Students First Award Committee care of Carla Jones at 103 Holton Hall or electronically to lhenders@k-state.edu.

Contact Carla Jones at cjones@k-state.edu or 785-532-7305 for questions.