Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
This award serves to
recognize and reward academic advising by part-time and full-time
teaching faculty. Academic advisors help students identify and achieve
their personal, educational, and career goals and therefore, are key
to student success.
Recommendations for nominees may
come from faculty, staff, administrators, students or student organizations.
Self-nominations are also welcome. Nominations must be submitted
to the Director of Advisement and Graduation Services.
Full-time and part-time
teaching faculty are eligible. Previous nominees who did not receive
the award may be re-nominated again after five years.
Note: For purposes
of this award, academic advising is defined as non-classroom contacts
with students to assist in clarifying, planning, and monitoring student
materials should include (and be limited to):
statement presenting reasons for nominating the individual. This
statement should describe the nominee’s qualifications with specific
references to the listed criteria.
more than two letters of support from students, faculty, staff,
or administrators who have first-hand knowledge of the nominee’s
performance as an advisor.
personal statement by the nominee presenting his or her approach
to academic advising and relating the specific types of advising
currently being used.
be chosen on the basis of documented outstanding advising and the
demonstration of excellence through:
caring attitude toward advisees.
and approachability in both formal and informal settings with
interpersonal skills, communication skills, and listening skills.
monitoring of students’ progress towards academic and career goals.
ability to engage in developmental advising versus simple course
knowledge of the College’s processes, policies, and procedures.
at a variety of ADV workshops.