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Division of Student Affairs

Honors Day
Honors Day Friday, April 4, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Murchison Performing Arts Center

About

For more than half a century—since 1950—the University of North Texas has observed the tradition of coming together each academic year to honor our most accomplished and distinguished students, faculty, and staff. Honors Day is an important event in the life of the institution.

Academic Awards

Departmental Award

Academic Departments may submit their award selections here to be included in the campus wide Honors Day ceremony. Due: February 28, 2014

 

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Recognition Awards

Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges & Universities

This award section honors students who demonstrate collegiate leadership through the balance of both academic excellence and extracurricular invovlement. Note: You must be nominated in order to apply for this award.

Apply

Student Speaker

The Student Speaker award goes to a student who carries at least a 3.0 GPA and who has a message to share from the student perspective on the pathway to collegiate scholarship and campus life.

Nominate

Presidential Excellence Awards

UNT Community Award

The UNT Community Award honors students, faculty or staff members for outstanding service to the university community. This service must have been above and beyond expected duties or responsibilities. For faculty/staff, this award recognizes time and concern given to individual or groups of students; or assistance consistently give to other faculty/staff, or other involvement in the campus community. For students, this award recognizes contributions well beyond normal academic requirements, committee offices held or student employment that have demonstrated caring for others at UNT. To be eligible a student must have completed at least four semesters at UNT and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Staff members must not have received the Steve Miller Outstanding Employee or Staff Contribution awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Faculty must not have received the Eminent Faculty, Faculty Leadership, or Faculty Community Engagement awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Nominations are reviewed by a cross-functional committee comprised of faculty and staff members.

UNT Community Award - Student Nomination Form

(Award includes $250 UNT Book Store Gift Certificate) [Nominations close Feburary 28]

Nominate

UNT Community Award - Faculty/Staff Nomination Form

(Award includes $1,000 cash prize) [Nominations close Feburary 28]

Nominate

President's Award

The President’s Award honors an individual or group for activities and/or accomplishments that have brought significant recognition to UNT in alignment with the Four Bold Goals. Nominators are required to provide specific examples that demonstrate how the nominee’s contributions support the University’s Four Bold Goals. To be eligible, a student must have completed at least four semesters at UNT and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Staff members must not have received the Steve Miller Outstanding Employee or Staff Contribution awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Faculty must not have received the Eminent Faculty, Faculty Leadership, or Faculty Community Engagement awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Nominations are reviewed by a cross-functional committee comprised of faculty and staff members.

President's Award - Student Nomination Form

(Award includes $250 UNT Book Store Gift Certificate) [Nominations close Febuary 28]

Nominate

President's Award - Faculty/Staff Nomination Form

(Award includes $1,000 cash prize) [Nominations close Febuary 28]

Nominate

Special Recognition Award

The Special Recognition Award honors special contributions (such as long-term service or unusual singular contributions) to the university by a student, faculty or staff member. Any person who has performed outstanding service for the university in an area where no usual award is available is eligible for this award. To be eligible a student must have completed at least four semesters at UNT and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Staff members must not have received the Steve Miller Outstanding Employee or Staff Contribution awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Faculty must not have received the Eminent Faculty, Faculty Leadership, or Faculty Community Engagement awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Nominations are reviewed by a cross-functional committee comprised of faculty and staff members.

Special Recognition Award - Student Nomination Form

(Award includes $250 UNT Bookstore Gift Certificate) [Nominations close February 28th]

Nominate

Special Recognition Award - Faculty/Staff Nomination Form

(Award includes $1,000 cash prize) [Nominations close Febuary 28]

Nominate

Bob Rogers Service and Community Engagement Award

The Bob Rogers Service and Community Engagement Award has been created to recognize a faculty or staff member who bridges the best of the UNT community with the Denton community through volunteerism and community engagement (Bold Goal 4). This may be expressed through a dedicated craft, passion or talent enjoyed by each community and used to build/bridge community; however, the distinct and required characteristic of the recipient is a genuine attitude of selfless service, kindness and joy which was the hallmark of Bob Rogers. Staff members must not have received the Steve Miller Outstanding Employee or Staff Contribution awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Faculty must not have received the Eminent Faculty, Faculty Leadership, or Faculty Community Engagement awards within the previous 4 years and may not have a formal disciplinary action on file within the previous 12 months. Nominations are reviewed by a cross-functional committee comprised of faculty and staff members.

Bob Rogers Award – Faculty/Staff Nomination Form

(Award includes $1,000 cash prize) [Nominations close Feb. 28th]

Nominate

Alton Thibodeaux Leadership in Diversity Award

The Alton Thibodeaux Award is presented to a member of the University of North Texas community who exemplifies work and dedication to promoting diversity and multiculturalism. The award was inspired by Alton Thibodeaux who served in many capacities for the University of North Texas including administrator and advisor. Applicants will be judged on their involvement and dedication to diversity at UNT. The recipient will be selected by a committee of students, faculty, and staff members.

Alton Thibodeaux Leadership in Diversity Award Nomination Application

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Fessor Graham Award

Named for the late Professor Floyd Graham, this award is presented to a faculty member for outstanding and unselfish service to students. The 'Fessor Graham Award is the highest honor given by the student body. A student committee selects the ‘Fessor Graham recipient and an additional five Honor Professor award recipients. Professors will be judged on teaching excellence, outstanding and unselfish service, publications and scholarly work, and length of service to the university and community.

Fessor Graham Award Nomination Application

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