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Community Service Awards
Program Seeks Nominees
To nominate someone from the Storrs
campus, contact the Office of Community Outreach at (860) 486-1165,
Student Union 290, for an application. Each UConn campus has its
own contact person:
The deadline for submission of completed nominations is Thursday, March 8. The awards will be presented at a ceremony at the state Capitol in April.
Nominations of Outstanding Teaching Assistants
Nominations should include evidence that the TA demonstrates effective instructional skills, excellent interpersonal skills, provides practical feedback, and contributes to the development of the instructional program.
Evidence might include, but should not be limited to, a statement of teaching philosophy, letters of reference and other commentary from students and faculty, indication of attendance at teaching workshops and programs, evidence of development and innovation in teaching and learning activities, evidence of concern for students in the creation of excellent learning materials and support activities, and teaching ratings.
Nominations may be made by faculty or senior administrators only. Please send an original and four copies of nomination and supporting documentation to "Outstanding TA Awards," Institute for Teaching & Learning (Family Studies building), 348 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269-2142, by Friday, March 16.
The guidelines are also available online.
Nominations Sought for 2001-2 University Teaching
There is a structured nomination form that is intended to capture the essence of scholarship with respect to teaching. Nominators should prepare a cover sheet outlining the case in broad terms and add the particulars, including some that the candidate must provide, in the form. The form is available from Edye Gucwa at (860) 486-2686, or can be downloaded in pdf format. See also this file.
Completed nominations (an original and six copies) should be forwarded to Keith Barker, director, Institute for Teaching & Learning, (Family Studies building), 348 Mansfield Road, Unit 2142, Storrs, CT 06269, by Friday, March 16.