The College of Humanities and Social Sciences understands the importance of recognizing its faculty members, staff, and students for excellence in teaching, leadership, and service. We appreciate all that they do and contribute to the USU community. We would not be who we are without exceptional students, the faculty who inspire them, and the staff members who make running the college possible.
Deadlines for the awards are as follows:
Nomination letters are due to the Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Office by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 7, 2016.
We have extended the submission date by one week for portfolios from the top three candidates in each category. These are now are due to the Dean's Office by 5:00 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016. All portfolio materials are due on this date! These nominations will be reviewed by the school’s Awards Committee.
- Part 1: A letter of support from the department head or designee, consisting of no more than two single-spaced pages, one inch margins, 12-point TR font.
- Part 2: A current CV and/or resume, as appropriate, from the nominee.
- Part 3: Supporting material: Statement of teaching philosophy*, sample course syllabi*, chart/table of teaching evaluations*, additional letters of support and/or samples of work (NOT to exceed 10 pages).
*Required for Teacher of the Year
D. Wynne Thorne Researcher of the Year - due to Dean's Office October 14, 2016