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Awards to Faculty

The following awards are coordinated by the Honors and Awards Committee:

Award Description and Previous Winners: Click HERE


Subcommittee Member Lead
Gina Garber (garberg@apsu.edu / 931-221-7028)


Selection Committee Composition

Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee, Provost, Chair of the Faculty Research Committee, and the three immediate past Hawkins Award winners (2020 Debra Wilson, 2019 Dwayne Estes, and 2018 David Steinquest)


Timeline

  • February 15, 2021 – Call for nominations
  • February 26, 2021 – Departmental nomination due to Dean
  • March 12, 2021 – Nominations to be forwarded to Provost’s Office
  • April 2, 2021 – Selection Committee to submit nominations and recommendations to Provost’s and President’s Offices

Nomination Information
The call for nominations announcement is prepared by the subcommittee chair and distributed to the deans by Tammy Delvendahl.


Award Announcement
The Richard M. Hawkins award is presented at the Fall Faculty Meeting.

Award Description and Previous Winners: Click HERE


Subcommittee Member Leads
Gina Garber (garberg@apsu.edu / 931-221-7028)
Allyn Smith (smithj@apsu.edu / 931-221-6104)


Selection Committee Composition
Vice President for Student Affairs (chair), the Provost, the Executive Director of University Advancement, and the Director of Alumni Affairs


Timeline

  • February 15, 2021 – Call for nominations announcement sent to Tammy Delvendahl. Tammy sends announcement to faculty.
  • March 12, 2021 – Nominations along with their recommendations are due to Honors and Awards Committee
  • April 15, 2021 – Top three nominees are submitted to Provost’s and President’s Offices

Nomination Information
The call for nominations announcement is prepared by the subcommittee chair and distributed to the faculty by Tammy Delvendahl.


Award Announcement
The Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Faculty Award for Community Service is presented at the Fall Faculty Meeting.

Award Description and Previous Winners: Click HERE


Subcommittee Member Leads
Gina Garber (garberg@apsu.edu / 931-221-7028)
Amy Hamlin (hamlina@apsu.edu / 931-221-7497)
Gary Stewart (stewartg@apsu.edu / 931-221-6782)
Greg Singleton (singletong@apsu.edu / 931-221-7005)
Nikki Peterson (petersonn@apsu.edu / 931-221-7291)


Selection Committee Composition
Nominations are conducted from a list of eligible faculty (Human Resources) by students (Greg Singleton), Alumni (Nikki Peterson), and Faculty (Tammy Delvendahl). After the first balloting process, those names are forwarded to the Subcommittee to conduct the second/final balloting process (Qualtrics). Colleges include: CoAL, CoBHS, CoB, CoE, CoSTEM, Library, and Faculty in administrative positions not assigned to a specific department.


Timeline

  • February 8, 2021 – Contact Human Resources to request the list of eligible faculty for this award
  • February 15, 2021 – List for each College to be confirmed by the deans’ offices
  • February 22, 2021 – List of eligible faculty confirmed and sent to the Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee by this date
  • March 1, 2021 – Call for nominations from alumni, faculty, and students
  • March 15, 2021 – Nominations due from the college deans (faculty units), students, and alumni
  • March 22-26, 2021 – Voting to occur among alumni, faculty, and students
  • April 5, 2021 - Finalists (names) from this round of voting due to the Honors and Awards Committee by this date
  • April 5-9, 2021 – Finalists submit narratives to subcommittee (Finalists are contacted by the subcommittee to submit their one to two page narratives)
  • April 12-16, 2021 - Final voting by the alumni, faculty, and students
  • April 23, 2021 – Subcommittee to submit voting results to the Provost’s Office

Nomination Information
The call for nominations announcement is prepared by the subcommittee and sent to Tammy Delvendahl to distribute to faculty. The subcommittee sends the announcement (that can be edited) to Greg Singleton and Nikki Peterson to be distributed in their areas.


Award Announcement
The APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award is presented at the Fall Faculty Meeting.

Award Description and Previous Winners: Click HERE


Subcommittee Member Leads
Bea Brockman (brockmanb@apsu.edu / 931-221-7847)
Kathryn Woods (woodsk@apsu.edu / 931-221-1419)
Gina Garber (garberg@apsu.edu / 931-221-7028)


Selection Committee Composition
This award is managed by the deans. Three selection committees are established for the designated college/departmental units (College of Arts and Letters; College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and Library; and College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education). In units with more than one dean, management responsibilities will rotate on a yearly basis. Each selection committee will be composed of tenured professors who have made noteworthy contributions to teaching. At least three faculty members should serve on these selection committees. The composition of the selection committee and its chair will be determined by each dean. All selection committees should have at least one Socrates Award winner.


Timeline

  • February 1, 2021 – Call for nominations announcement sent to Tammy Delvendahl. This announcement is for Deans to get the selection committees in place.
  • February 15, 2021 – Selection committee chairs announced (and forward to the Honors and Awards Committee Chair) with a call for nominations from deans to college faculty
  • March 19, 2021 – All nominations and supporting material made available to chair of selection committees
  • April 5, 2021 – Selection committees’ recommendations sent to Chair of Honors and Awards Committee
  • April 10, 2021 – Top three nominees are submitted to Provost’s and President’s Offices

Nomination Information
The call for nominations announcement is prepared by the subcommittee chair and distributed to the deans by Tammy Delvendahl.


Award Announcement
The three Socrates Awards are presented at the Fall Faculty Meeting.