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Faculty Commencement Awards

While commencement is a time primarily to mark the accomplishments of our graduating students, it also is a time when Ursinus College recognizes the distinguished achievement of a few faculty members.

As students, you have the opportunity to nominate faculty members for recognition by the campus community through their receipt of the following two awards: Jones Award for Distinguished Advising and Mentoring, 2018 and the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, 2018 Any student may nominate one or more faculty members. Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018.

Jones Award for Distinguished Advising and Mentoring, 2018 Please click here to submit your nomination.

The Jones award recognizes faculty members for outstanding advising and mentoring. The award will be given as part of the Commencement ceremonies in May to a full-time faculty member. The recipient will be selected from among faculty members nominated by students and recommended by a committee composed of faculty and administrators. The committee recommends a short list to the President who, under the terms established for the award, makes a final selection.

The following faculty members are not eligible by virtue of having previously received the advising and mentoring award: B. Bailey, P. Chlad, A. Dhawan, R. Evans, K. Goddard, L. Grossbauer, R. Lyczak, M. Mizenko, J. Spencer, R. Wallace, and E. Williamsen.

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, 2018 Please click here to submit your nomination.

For many years Urisnus has recognized faculty members for outstanding teaching by awarding the Distinguished Teaching Award. The award is given, as part of the Commencement ceremonies in May, to a full-time faculty member in recognition of teaching excellence. The recipient is selected from among faculty members nominated by students, and recommended by a faculty committee comprised of previous recipients of the distinguished teaching award.

   The following faculty members are not eligible by virtue of having previously received a distinguished teaching award: B. Bailey, C. Chambliss, J. de Arana, E. Dawley, R. Dawley, S.R. Doughty, D. Engstrom, R. Evans, J. French, S. Goetz, S. Goodman, H. Hubbs, R. Jaroff, A. Lobo, S. Mackler, H. O’Neill, L. Riley, K. Sorensen, V. Tortorelli, J. VanGilder, R. Wallace.

  A committee of previous winners will review the nominations and recommend a short list to the President who, under terms established for the award, makes the final selection.