A good mentor is not only readily accessible to assist students with their work, but s/he also provides a quality environment for students to grow in their capabilities and further their professional development. A good mentor continues to provide leadership and advice beyond just the classroom setting.
You are invited to nominate your mentor for this award by emailing a Word or PDF document with the information requested below to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 24, 2017.
In a few paragraphs, please describe why your faculty mentor should be recognized with the Research Mentor Award by explaining the impact of your mentor on your learning and overall experience as a scholar. You may also wish to address these additional points:
- Accessibility of the mentor to the students
- Quality of the learning environment
- Awareness and recognition of the student’s capabilities and contributions to their work
- Opportunities provided for professional growth
- Any other examples of outstanding mentorship you wish to include
Previous Mentor Award Winners
2016: Dr. Darcie Sell, Department of Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies Program
2015: Dr. Krys Strand, Department of Biology and Neuroscience Program
2014: Dr. Aileen Buslig, Department of Communication Studies and Theater Arts
2013: Dr. Laura Aldrich-Wolfe, Department of Biology