Distinguished Awards Nomination Information

The College of Science and Mathematics Distinguished Awards recognize excellence and honor faculty and staff members who have made important contributions. View previous award recipients in the archived CSM Distinguished Award photo galleries.

CSM Distinguished Faculty Awards

Due to recent KSU changes in the faculty awards processes, the College of Science and Mathematics will delay the application deadline until later in the fall. A sincere thank you to the departments that recently submitted applications. We would ask that you resubmit these nominees in the fall in alignment with the modified criteria, which is forthcoming. Applications will now be due Saturday, October 15, 2019. Department Award Committee Chair is responsible for submitting all applications to SciMathDean@kennesaw.edu.

  1. The College of Science and Mathematics will recognize winners in the following categories during the Spring 2020 College-wide meeting:
    1. Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award (Note: This award replaces the Mentoring Award for the College since the Teaching Award includes mentoring as a part of the criteria.)
    2. Outstanding Professional Service Award
    3. Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award
    4. Outstanding Teaching Award
    5. University Distinguished Professor Award
  2. Each department may have one nominee per university level category. These include:
    1. Diversity Faculty Advocate Award
    2. Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth Faculty Award for Distinguished International Achievement
    3. Outstanding Book Award
    4. Outstanding Community Engagement Award
    5. Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award
    6. Outstanding Professional Service Award
    7. Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award
    8. Outstanding Teaching Award
    9. University Distinguished Professor Award
  3. There will be no minimum number of years of service required to be considered for the college awards referenced in item #2 above. However, in order to be recommended for the university level competition, the minimum years of service will be required.
  4. With the exception of item #3 above, all other university level criteria and eligibility requirements for each nominee must be met for consideration at the college level. Access the university level criteria and eligibility on the Faculty Development and Recognition (FDR) website.
  5. The CSM Part-Time Teaching award recipient will be identified during a department chair meeting in November. Each department chair will write a 100 word description of the accomplishments of the part-time faculty member that met the university level criteria and eligibility. During the meeting, the chairs will identify the recipient.
KSU Faculty Development and Recognition website »

CSM Distinguished Staff Awards

The CSM Staff Awards nomination and review process will be delayed until the fall also. The nominations will remain open until October 15, 2019 and will be reviewed by the CSM Awards Committee in the fall. The Deans office will notify the current nominees and inform them that we will retain the present nomination for consideration in the fall.

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