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Briefs......for January 26, 1998
Chancellor announces new awards for research excellence
Faculty at any stage of their career will be eligible, but at least one of the awards will be reserved for faculty within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D. The designation of Research Excellence will be accompanied by a stipend of $2,500 each to be used in support of the awardee's research.
Nominations will be reviewed by the Research Advisory Council. Nomination packets should include a nomination letter from a colleague or group of colleagues describing the nominee's contributions to the field, supporting letters from faculty, students or alumni, evidence of the significance of the research, and a biography and bibliography of the nominee.
Nominations should be sent to the Office of the Research Foundation, U-133.
DRL seeking student nominees for multicultural
The criteria for the awards include good academic standing, individual contributions to and involvement in supporting diversity efforts on or off campus, and leadership activities in diverse communities on or off campus. Faculty, staff and students may nominate as many students as they choose.
Completed nomination forms, due by Monday, March 2, should be sent to Nancy Abohatab, Department of Residential Life, U-49, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Multicultural Awards program is cosponsored by the Area Association of Religious Communities, African American Cultural Center, Asian American Cultural Center, Center for Students with Disabilities, Department of Residential Life, Office of International Affairs, Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center, Women's Center, and Our Center.
Nomination forms have been mailed to all faculty, staff and students of the University, including the regional campuses.
sought for first Student Employee of the Year
The new Student Employee of the Year award is intended to honor extraordinary student employees who have made a valuable contribution to the departments employing them. The winner will be announced in late March and honored during National Student Employment Week.
The Student Employment Office is calling for nominations of outstanding student employees. Nominations will be judged based on reliability, quality of work, initiative, disposition, and contribution to the employer. Entries should be accompanied by specific examples of the nominee's contributions.
Nomination forms can be obtained
from Pamela Kinel, assistant director of student employment,
by calling (860) 486-3474. Completed nominations should be sent
to the Student Employment Office, U-141, by February 6.
aid office issues reminder on application deadline