Provost's Faculty Excellence Awards
Provost's Award for Faculty Excellence in Academic Engagement and Global Citizenship
The Provost's Award for Faculty Excellence in Academic Engagement and Global Citizenship honors University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging UAB’s undergraduate students in research, creative activities, service learning, and study abroad activities. Recipients will receive their awards at the UAB Expo in April.
Criteria for selection
• actively and effectively guide students’ research, creative and service projects, and personal development
• establish clear expectations and maintain high standards for undergraduate performance
• actively assist undergraduates to develop their own scholarly profiles, helping them to disseminate the results of their work as appropriate (e.g., meetings, conferences, committees, performances, publications, UAB Expo)
• actively prepare students for success in applications to graduate and professional schools or professional careers
Nominators (students and members of the faculty) should notify Marcy Ludorf in the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success no later than March 28, 2014 of their intention to submit a nomination. (Please send to Marcy Ludorf at firstname.lastname@example.org or http://goo.gl/MfUhJo)
All nominations should include the faculty member’s contact information and a short paragraph describing why she or he is deserving of the award (250 words or less). You will be required to log in with your blazer ID and password. Fill out the form and make sure you click submit at the bottom of the page when you are finished. You will receive a confirmation email when you have successfully submitted your nomination.
All members of the faculty at UAB are eligible.
The Office of Academic Engagement and Global Citizenship will review nominations and make one recommendation to the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success for each of three categories: Undergraduate Research, Study Away, and Service Learning.