Faculty Senate Student Awards

University Writing Awards

Graduate and undergraduate students' works can be nominated by faculty for these awards in the following writing categories:

  • Graduate Creative Writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
  • Graduate Scholarly Writing: Argumentative or Expository
  • Undergraduate Creative Writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
  • Undergraduate Scholarly Writing: Argumentative or Expository

Students may submit in more than one category.

Pieces must have been written during the calendar year semesters (spring and fall semesters).


 Outstanding Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant Awards

For the purpose of this award, a “Teaching Fellow” is defined as any graduate student who has full responsibility for actual classroom instruction. A “Teaching Assistant” is defined as any graduate student who assists professors/instructors with their teaching responsibilities of large lecture sections.

Candidates nominated for these awards must demonstrate superior teaching and exhibit superior academic performance as a graduate student.