UC Awards

UC Award for Excellence in Liberal Studies Teaching

The Dean of University College, Cyndi Banks is pleased to announce that nominations for the Award for Excellence in Liberal Studies Teaching is currently open and the deadline is March 2, 2015.  Faculty may self-nominate or nominate a colleague.  Students may nominate a faculty member.  All nominations are to be sent to Barbara.Branton@nau.edu

This award recognizes and rewards sustained instructional excellence by faculty of all ranks teaching liberal studies classes.
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2015 Outstanding Academic Advisor of the Year

Two awards:

  1. Outstanding Faculty Mentor/Advisor
  2. Outstanding Professional Advisor

Criteria for awards

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  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Availability for advisees, faculty or staff
  • Number of advisees & frequency of contact with advisees
  • Impact on student success
  • Participation in and support of developmental advising
  • Monitoring of student progress
  • Mastery of advising skills
  • Mastery of institutional regulations, policies and procedures
  • Efforts to advance or innovate within the advising community

We would like to recognize the following award recipients

2014 President's Achievement Award - Eileen Mahoney

Teacher of the Year Award - Jacob Dolence

Innovation in Teaching Award - Lela Montfort

Innovation in Programming Award - Emily McCarthy  

Enhancing Student Success Award - Cory Quackenbush

Staff of the Year Award - Lauren Berutich

University College Leadership Award - Liane Sims

University College Fellows Leadership Award - Terry Blows

FYLI Coordinator Award for Socializing Students to Excellence - Alex Alvarez

FYLI Coordinator Award for Design - Dave Koerner

FYLI Coorginator Award for Course Coordination - Steve Jacobs & Maggie Vanderberg

FYLI Academic Department Award and Cultures - Global Languages and Cultures

The awards will be given out Spring 2015.