Synergy Awards

Teaching-Research-Service Synergy Award (Faculty)

This award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in all three areas of teaching, research and community engagement/service. This successful awardee excels in bringing out the synergy of the three aspects of the faculty position. Student-centered focus, service-orientation and scholarly thinking should be integrated in the awardee’s activities.

One $1,000 award will be presented each year to a faculty member.

Leadership Synergy Award (Faculty and Staff)

This award recognizes a faculty and a staff member who represents a unique combination of interpersonal skills, intrapersonal skill, and professional skills. The awardees are leaders in their chosen line of work and possess a broad set of skills including entrepreneurship, communication, as well as being self-directed and visionary. Awardees are active in managing their professional lives while exhibiting skills that attract others to follow and share in the vision.

Two $1,000 awards will be presented each year, one to a faculty member and the other to a staff member.

One-College Synergy Award (Faculty and Staff)

This award recognizes a faculty and a staff member who represents the college as a single entity through services and attitudes. The awardee inspires other people within the college to aspire to grow and contribute to the college.

Two $1,000 awards will be presented each year: one to a faculty member and the other to a staff member.