School of Graduate Studies

Faculty Recognition

Graduate Mentor Award  

The Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award recognizes faculty excellence in the complex process of mentoring graduate students to prepare them for productive careers. Those nominated should be effective advisers who facilitate degree completion, model sound scholarship and ethical behavior, help students understand and benefit from departmental and university resources, provide emotional support, offer constructive criticism and involve students in publishing and other professional activities. The award is presented at the Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony each year.