Faculty Staff Awards


Faculty/Staff Awards


Save The Date: College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon
All College of Engineering faculty and staff are invited to attend the awards recognition ceremony at a special luncheon on Thursday, April 9, 2015 on the City Campus, from 12- 1:30 PM at the Wick Alumni Center.

For questions regarding these employee awards, please contact Associate Dean Lily Wang, lwang4@unl.edu, or Krista Eis, krista.eis@unl.edu.

AWARD NOMINATIONS TIMELINE
  • DEADLINE for completing online nomination forms:
    Monday, March 9, 2015 at 5 p.m.

  • By Wednesday, April 1, 2015:
    Award recipients and nominators notified of results

  • Thursday, April 9, 2015:
    College Employee Recognition Luncheon

  • April – May 2015:
    Awards processed by payroll

Departmental Awards
Description Award
Lagerstrom Award - Outstanding Academic Unit
(Up to 1 award): Presented annually to an outstanding academic unit in the College of Engineering, based on the unit’s accomplishments in providing service to its students, the College, the University, and the broader community.

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The Dean’s Office will sponsor a celebratory party in honor of the winning academic unit, to which all faculty, staff, and students associated with the unit are invited.




Faculty Teaching Awards
Description Award
Holling Family Distinguished Senior Faculty Teaching Award
(Up to 2 awards): General teaching award open to the ranks of associate professor and professor.

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Course Listing & Evaluation form
For each honoree: $2,500
Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund


Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award
(Up to 2 awards): General teaching award open to the rank of assistant professor.

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Course Listing & Evaluation form
For each honoree: $2,500
Funded by the Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Fund


Holling Family Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovative Use of Instructional Technology
(Up to 1 award): Honors innovative and creative use of instructional technology in the classroom; open to all faculty ranks

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For the honoree: $2,500
Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund


Holling Family Distinguished Engineering Educator Award
(Up to 1 award): Honors an outstanding engineering educator who has demonstrated sustained excellence in engineering education; open to the ranks of associate professor and professor

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For the honoree: 10,000 each year for three years
Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund


Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/ Advising/ Mentoring Award
(Up to 2 awards: 1 Lincoln, 1 Omaha):Recognizes an individual faculty for her/his effectiveness as an adviser and mentor, as well as effectiveness as a classroom teacher.

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Recipients selected by eSAB
For each honoree: $2,500
Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund




Faculty Research Awards
Description Award
Edgerton Innovation Award
(Up to 1 award): Research award open to the rank of assistant professor (tenure track)

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For the honoree:
$2,500 (personal prize)
$10,000 (new Ph.D. student assistantship)
$10,000 (unrestricted research)
Funded by Edgerton Innovation Award Fund


College Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award
(Up to 3 awards; 1 award per rank): Recognizes individuals for activities associated with investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and/or interpretation of facts, as well as the development of creative works or new products.

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For each honoree: $2,500
Funded by donors' annual gifts to the college




Faculty Service Awards
Description Award
College Faculty Service Award
(Up to 3 awards; 1 award per rank): Recognizes outstanding individuals for service to their academic unit, college and university, as well as profession and community.

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For each honoree: $2,500
Funded by donors' annual gifts to the college




Staff Awards
Description Award
College Staff Award for Exemplary Service and Support
(Up to 10 awards) Celebrates staff members in the College of Engineering for exemplary service and support towards achieving the vision and mission of the college

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For each honoree: $1,500
Funded by the Charles J. Vranek Fund for Engineering Excellence and/or donors' annual gifts to the college


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