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FROM: Dr. Lisa M. McBride RE: December 2012 Woman of the Year Award- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
10/31/2012 9:57:12 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff

The President’s Commission for the Status of Women is seeking nominations for the Outstanding Woman of the Year Student Award for female students graduating in December 2012. 


Selections are based on the success of exceptional female students in personal and/or professional life, support of other women and women’s issues on campus, and dedication to the university community and the community at large.  One award is given in each of three categories: graduate, undergraduate traditional and undergraduate non-traditional students.


To nominate someone, please email the answers to the questions below to Dr. Melanie Blumberg at no later than November 19, 2012.  Answers to the questions below are required.  Please submit nominations in the format below-don’t send a summary letter.


Your Name & Title:


Name of Nominee:


Nominee’s University Status: Graduate Student; Undergraduate Traditional Student; Undergraduate Non-Traditional Student:


Contact Information for Nominee to include phone number, email address and local address:


How are you acquainted with the nominee:


How long have you known her:


Please provide an explanation of why this woman is deserving of this honor through a short paragraph with specific examples to include:


  • Demonstrated support of other women and women’s issues on campus;
  • Ways in which the nominee has been successful in her personal and/or professional life; and,
  • Shown dedication to the university community or community at large.
  • Additional information regarding projects and school, work and community related situations which illustrate the applicant’s initiatives and success i.e. what sets her apart from others?


Self-nominations will be accepted.