CALS Staff Creative Impact Award

Award Requirements

Application Deadline:
Due 3rd Tuesday in November to CALS

Purpose:  To recognize a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member who has made a creative impact in their position.  

Eligibility: Professional and scientific or merit staff who have been employed in CALS for a minimum of one year at the time of the nomination deadline. Recipients must be CALS employees at the time of CALS spring awards ceremony.

Number of Awards: One award.

Amount of Award: $500 one-time stipend.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submit the CALS award cover sheet. 
  2. Submit a nomination letter no longer than three pages that describes a creative impact of the nominee in their professional role. Creative impact may include projects, programs or activities that enhanced student recruitment, retention or success; improved efficiences or effectiveness of their home unit; conceptualized, led or implemented a new program or project; or made important improvements to their unit.
  3. Submit two additional letters of support. One of the letters, or the nomination letter, must be from the direct supervisor.
  4. Submit a curriculum vitae not to exceed four pages.

NOTE: Created in 2024.

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Past Recipients

  • 2024 - Adam Sisson - Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology