College Awards 2020 - Call for Nominations

To recognize outstanding students, faculty, and professional staff at CCI, on an annual basis, the College will solicit nominations annually to acknowledge those individuals who demonstrate exemplary value, impact and expertise within our community throughout the academic year. For 2019-2020, recipients will receive a $2,000 award.*

Key Dates:

  • Monday, January 13 to Friday, February 28: Call for Nominations - nominations will be collected via Qualtrics survey.
  • Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 6: Nominations vetted by appropriate supervisor (academic advisor for students).
  • Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8: Selection Committee appointed by Dean Deng; announcement of Selection Committee.
  • Monday, March 9: All nominees notified via email with informal invitation to CCI Awards.
  • Monday, March 9 to Friday, April 3: Selection committee conducts review of all nominations in all categories; final decisions are made.
  • Early April: Dean’s Executive Leadership group meets to select all final recipients.
  • Mid-April: Winners are notified and formally invited to the CCI Awards.
  • Mid-May: Winners formally recognized and nominees mentioned at CCI Honors.

CCI STUDENT AWARDS:

  1. Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award: given to an undergraduate student who is actively enrolled in a CCI major and holding a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher. Individuals identified will have demonstrated exceptionally strong academic accomplishments, research expertise, and/or maintained successful co-op performance from the start of their program.
  2. Outstanding Graduate Student Award: given to a graduate student who is actively enrolled in a CCI major. The student must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher. Individuals identified will have demonstrated exceptionally strong academic performance from the start of their program.
  3. Dean’s Student Leadership & Service Award: given to an actively enrolled student with a CCI major whose character, scholarship, and service best exemplify the spirit of CCI. Recognized for making significant contributions and fostering leadership within our academic community, this undergraduate and/or graduate student embodies the values of quality, inclusiveness and purpose.
  4. Student Teaching Excellence Award: given to an actively enrolled student with a CCI major who motivates, inspires, and engages students beyond the classroom. During their appointment becomes a more learned, creative and professional individual. Teaching or Course Assistants should exhibit a dedication to student learning, leadership and continuous improvement to their teaching practices and methods. Recipients must be making satisfactory progress toward their degree.
  5. PhD Research Excellence Award: given to an actively enrolled student with a CCI major who demonstrates scholarly achievement by impactful output. This student should have completed original, innovative research, scholarship and/or creativity throughout the last academic year. This recipient is someone who has been recognized on a national/international level for their contributions to their discipline. Recipients must be making satisfactory progress toward their degree.

CCI FACULTY AWARDS:

  1. Faculty Teaching Excellence Award: given to an individual, full-time faculty member who motivates, inspires, and engages students beyond the classroom. Effectively mentoring other faculty through their dedication to course design, curriculum innovation, and instruction delivery. Recipients demonstrate excellence for the discipline through strong evaluations and collaboration.
  2. Faculty Research Excellence Award: given to an individual, full-time faculty member who demonstrates scholarly achievement having impact within their professional research community and/or successfully attracts extramural funding for their research program. This recipient is someone who has been recognized on a national/international level for their contributions to their discipline.
  3. Faculty Leadership Award: given to an individual, full-time faculty member who through their leadership to the College or University, service to the field or service to the community has distinguished themselves among their peers through service, teaching and/or research contributions that have made a lasting, measurable impact.

 CCI PROFESSIONAL STAFF AWARDS:

  1. Professional Staff Leadership Award: given to an individual, full-time staff member at CCI who through their leadership to the College or University, service to the field or to the community has distinguished themselves among their peers through contributions that have made a lasting, measurable impact.
  2. Professional Staff Achievement Award: given to an individual, full-time staff member who demonstrates excellence in their role, contributes to a positive work environment and is a strong CCI contributor in their position. Recipients should perform their job with a superior level of competency and service.

 CCI COMMUNITY AWARDS:

  1. Innovation Award: awarded to full-time faculty, professional staff and enrolled students that exemplify the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship at CCI.

Questions? Please contact ccicollegeawards@drexel.edu for more information.

* Student recipients should note that the award may be taxed. Faculty and professional staff award funds will be taxed as prizes are processed through Drexel University’s Payroll department and received in your paycheck.

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