The College of Arts and Sciences staff members are exceptional and provide an invaluable foundation to university. CAS annually recognizes staff for outstanding achievement in advising and service supporting the fulfillment of the college’s mission.
Candidates include Academic Advisors in any department in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate strong relationships with advisees, support for student activities and organizations, availability to advisees, knowledge of university policies and procedures and academic requirements, and identification and promotion of advises for awards, scholarships, internships, etc.
The Outstanding Staff award goes to a full-time staff member who truly gives of themselves to ensure their department’s success; who touches the lives of those they encounter in a positive way.
Candidates include Graduate Teaching Assistants (TA) for any course in the College of Arts & Sciences who are are available to students both inside and outside the classroom, communicate effectively, demonstrate passion both for teaching and for their given area of expertise, foster students involvement/participation in the classroom, and provide a healthy classroom environment.