GSE Faculty Service, Teaching, Advising, and Research Awards (STAR)

GSE Faculty 4 S.T.A.R. Awards were established by GSE’s Executive Committee (2014-2015) to help recognize the excellent work of our faculty in all the ways they contribute to GSE’s mission expressed through Service, Teaching, Advising, and Research. The purpose of the GSE Faculty 4 STAR Awards is to recognize individual faculty excellence in each of these four areas so critical to GSE’s mission using, GSE workload guidelines, contributions to UB 2020, and the Envisioning themes. Nominations will be reviewed by a faculty and student committee representing each GSE department.

Eligibility

Any full-time faculty member (tenure-track and non-tenure track) is eligible for nomination. Everyone is eligible for all four categories of Service, Teaching, Advising, and Research each year (including previous winners) including those faculty members who may have been on sabbatical for part of the nomination year.

Nominations

Nominations for this year are based on faculty efforts performed July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. Anyone can nominate candidates for any award; self nominations are also accepted. A nomination requires one nominating letter and at least one supporting letter and at least one other sample of evidence of excellence such as student testimonials, community letters, examples of student work or projects, or other recommendations.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for nominations is April, 2018. Winners will be announced May 2018 at the GSE Faculty Meeting.

  1. Nomination Letter
  2. Nominee’s Acceptance Letter
  3. At least one artifact or sample evidence
  4. 2015 GSE Faculty 4 STAR Nomination form

All nominations should be submitted to the Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education and Engagement via email at: GSEDean@buffalo.edu

The phrase “STAR Award” MUST be in the email subject line to be considered. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.Nominations for this year are based on faculty efforts performed July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. Anyone can nominate candidates for any award; self nominations are also accepted. A nomination requires one nominating letter and at least one supporting letter and at least one other sample of evidence of excellence such as student testimonials, community letters, examples of student work or projects, or other recommendations.