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FROM: President's Commission for the Status of Women RE: May 2013 Outstanding Woman of the Year Award
4/1/2013 1:20:38 PM
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 May 2013


This spring we are expanding the award to include categories for Outstanding Faculty Woman of the Year and Outstanding Staff Woman of the Year in order to recognize female faculty and staff.


Selections are based on the success of exceptional female students/faculty/staff 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 five categories: graduate, undergraduate traditional and undergraduate non-traditional students, female faculty member, and female staff member. 


To nominate someone, please email the answers to the questions below to Dr. Melanie Blumberg at no later than April 10, 2013.  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, Female Faculty, Female Staff member:


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.