Nominations may be initiated by any faculty, staff or student in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Each nomination must consist of:

  • A completed nomination form
  • Two supporting letters of recommendation
  • Additional pieces of supporting material may be included (no more than three)

All nominations must be award specific, no generalizations.


Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Selection will be made by a committee appointed by the Dean of Earth and Mineral Sciences. The committee will consist of four (4) staff advisory committee members and three (3) previous outstanding staff award winners.


  • All staff are eligible for each award, based on award eligibility criteria
  • Staff members may be nominated by different nominators for each award
  • Staff members may receive no more than one award per year
  • Staff members cannot win the same award more than once within a five (5) year period

Recognition Awards

Professional Development Awards

Service Awards