Nominate Tutors And Staff For Excellence Awards

April 9, 2003

Athabasca University is accepting nominations for the President’s Award for Tutoring/Mentoring Excellence, the Craig Cunningham Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Sue and Derrick Rowlandson Memorial Award for Service Excellence.

These awards recognize outstanding contributions by Athabasca University staff members for teaching, instructional service, or service excellence. Nominations should be forwarded to the Coordinator, Staff Development in Human Resources by Wednesday, April 23, 2003.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR TUTORING/MENTORING EXCELLENCE

Recognizes up to two individuals each year for excellence in instructional service to AU students. CUPE employees(tutors, academic experts, markers), graduate instructors, and academic coaches are eligible for nomination by AU staff and/or students. Graduate recipients are recognized in June at a staff recognition function and undergraduate recipients are recognized at the Learning Services Conference in the fall.

CRAIG CUNNINGHAM MEMORIAL AWARD FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Awarded annually to one faculty member in recognition of excellence for past achievements in teaching at AU. Faculty members (regular/term, part/fulltime) who have continuous service of at least three years are eligible for nomination by AU staff and/or students.

Recipients are recognized at the staff recognition event in June.

SUE AND DERRICK ROWLANDSON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE

Awarded annually to up to two staff members or teams in recognition of their continual provision of exceptional service to AU and members of the AU community. Support and professional staff (AUPE, AUFA, excluded, permanent or temporary/term) who have continuous service of at least three years are eligible for nomination by AU staff and/or students.

Please contact Joyce Loxam, Coordinator Staff Development for further information. The award guidelines and nomination forms and procedures are available on the Athabasca University website – go to the “Current Students” page.

Joyce Loxam
Coordinator, Staff Development
Human Resources
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3
email: joycel@athabascau.ca
Phone: (780) 675-6139
Fax: (780) 675-6135

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