Faculty Awards & Recognition

The Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension has an approved awards program designed to honor outstanding faculty, administrators and teams. For details on how to nominate someone for an award, check the "Guidelines and Suggested Criteria" listed for each award.

View all previous recipients of faculty awards.

A+ Advisor Award

  • Plaque only
  • 1-4 awards presented annually at the Fall Luncheon
  • Contact: Student Advisory Council/CALS Career and Academic Services, (520) 621-3611

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Administrator of the Year Award

  • Plaque for administrator and $1,000 award to unit
  • Presented annually at the Fall Luncheon
  • Contact: Jean McLain, Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-4084

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

The Bart Cardon Early Career Faculty Teaching Award

  • $1000 and plaque
  • Presented annually at the Spring Luncheon
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-3613

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

The Bart Cardon Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

  • $1000 and plaque
  • Presented annually at the Spring Luncheon
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-3613

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Cooperative Extension Faculty of the Year Award

  • $1,000 and plaque
  • Presented annually at an appropriate Extension or ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Ed Martin, Interim Director, Cooperative Extension, (520) 621-7205

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

David E. Cox Faculty Teaching Award

  • $1000 and plaque
  • Presented annually at the Spring Luncheon
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-3613

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Early Career Research Award

  • $1,000 and a plaque
  • Presented at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information

Eminent Researcher Award

  • $1,000 and a plaque
  • Presented annually at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information

Shirley O'Brien Diversity & Inclusion Awards

  • Two awards of a plaque and monetary gift of $500 each
  • Presented annually
  • Contact: Ursula Schuch, Chair, ALVSCE Diversity and Inclusion Council, (520) 621-1060

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Research Impact Award

  • $1,000 and a plaque
  • Presented at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information

Outstanding Team Award

  • $500 per person ($2,500 maximum per team)
  • Brass plate bearing all team members' names added to master plaque
  • Presented annually at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information