Nominate Professor and Staff Member of the Year
Good works happen every day at Trinity—and one way we recognize those are through awards for Professor of the Year and Staff Member of the Year.
Nominations for both awards may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Collaboration is encouraged Both nominations involve a submission of no more than 300 words, which summarize the nominees’ accomplishments with specific examples.
Nominations for each category of awards are due by Friday, April 9.
Professor of the Year Award Criteria & Process
—Candidates must be at least half-time faculty members (regular tenure-track/tenured, term, or instructor-practitioners) of any rank in at least his/her fourth year at the College.
— Candidates will have evidence of excellence in teaching or scholarship, with a preference for work that demonstrates a strong connection between teaching and scholarship, in work that advances the mission of the College.
— Nominations may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, or alumni and may be submitted to the online form linked here.
— Nominations will be reviewed by two prior award recipients, a representative of the Faculty Development Committee, the Provost or designated academic dean, and a selected leader from each of the following student groups: Student Association and the Multicultural Committee. After reviewing all nominations, this group forwards a recommendation to the Provost for final consideration.
Recent award recipients:
2019: Kara Wolff (Counseling and Psychology)
2020: Yudha Thianto (Theology)
Staff Member of the Year Award Criteria & Process
— Candidates must be at least ½ time staff members and have worked at Trinity Christian College for at least one year.
— Candidates must demonstrate excellence in their area of work and have made a positive impact on people or processes in the College community while advancing the mission of the College.
—Nominations may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, or alumni and may be submitted to the online form linked here.
—Nominations will be reviewed by two prior award recipients, three representatives of Staff Council, the Director of Human Resources, and a student representative from Student Association. If a prior award recipient is not available, an additional member of Staff Council will fill this role.
After reviewing all nominations, this group forwards a recommendation to the President’s Council for final consideration.
Current members of Staff Council, Staff of the Year Committee, and President’s Council are excluded from consideration.
Recent Award Recipients
2019: Laura Davalos (Office of Learning Services)
2020: Diana Pell (Academic Office)