Faculty & Staff Awards given by the College of Veterinary Medicine

CONVOCATION AWARDS

P&S Employee of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor P&S employees who have achieved excellence in their respective fields.
  • Eligibility: P&S employees who have not received this award in the last 5 years.
  • Criteria: Evidence of innovative, creative or original ways in accomplishing job responsibilities; an established pattern of reliability and responsibility in performing job duties; efforts toward continual personal and professional development; service to CVM; fostering a spirit of cooperation and strong interpersonal skills.

Faculty Member of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor tenure, tenure track or clinical faculty members who have achieved excellence in their respective fields.
  • Eligibility: Tenure, tenure track and clinical faculty members who have not received this award in the last 5 years.
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of exemplary research/clinical accomplishments and impact of their work on their discipline as evaluated by peers and experts in their field; OR Documented evidence of outstanding classroom teaching or clinical mentorship; OR Documented evidence of outstanding contributions to the college’s outreach mission. Documented evidence of national and international recognition in the academic community; Evidence of a positive impact of their mentorship and/or teaching on CVM students.

Merit Employee of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor merit employees who have achieved excellence in their respective fields.
  • Eligibility: Merit employees who have not received this award in the last 5 years.
  • Criteria: Must show evidence of commitment and service to the department and college, quality of work – a vital and contributing employee; and excellence in cooperation with other employees, faculty, students and the public.

Resident of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor residents who have demonstrated significant contributions to the training/education program.
  • Eligibility: Residents
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of clinical accomplishments and impact of their work on their discipline as evaluated by peers and experts in their field; Evidence of a positive impact of their mentorship and/or teaching on CVM students; Evidence of positive relationships with referring veterinarians and clients.

Graduate Student/Post Doc of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor graduate students and/or post docs who have demonstrated significant contributions to the college's research program.
  • Eligibility: Graduate Students and Post Docs.
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of superior performance in publishable research (i.e., national or international referred publications, theses dissertations, abstracts, poster presentations). The quality and amount of published research during the individual's time in the College of Veterinary Medicine will be considered. Graduate students are also expected to be academically superior.

Service Team of the Year

  • Objective: To recognize and honor a team of faculty/staff who have made a significant contribution to the missions of research, teaching, outreach or public service in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Eligibility: CVM faculty/staff team.
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of innovative, creative or original ways in accomplishing team’s job responsibilities; Documented evidence of fiscal responsibility and/or achieving research goals; and/or creating new educational opportunities for CVM students; and/or the development of positive relationships with external groups including clients, referring veterinarians and the general public.

CONVOCATION RESEARCH AWARDS

CVM Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research

  • Objective: To recognize CVM faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in research at the mid-career stage.
  • Eligibility: Tenured or tenure-track faculty with a professional career since their Ph.D. (or other appropriate terminal degree) of 9 to 16 years and at least three years of employment at ISU. Recipients must be ISU employees at the time of the College Awards Ceremony in late August. Distinguished professors and administrators are not eligible for this award.
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of exemplary research accomplishments and impacts. Significant national and international recognition in the academic community. Evidence of a positive impact on undergraduate students, professional students, graduate students, or postdoctoral associates. The candidates will be judged by the body of their work since their terminal degree.
  • Submisson Details: Nominations are due July 24, 2017. Please send a letter of nomination highlighting the candidate's credentials and full CV to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at cvmres@iastate.edu.

CVM Award for Early Career Achievement in Research

  • Objective: To recognize a CVM faculty member who demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in research unusually early in his or her professional career.
  • Eligibility: Tenure or tenure-track faculty with a professional career since their Ph.D. (or other appropriate terminal degree) of less than 9 years and a minimum of two academic years of appointment as an ISU faculty member. Recipients must be ISU employees at the time of the CVM Awards Ceremony in late August.
  • Criteria: Documented evidence of exemplary research accomplishments. National and/or international recognition in the academic community. Evidence of a positive impact on his/her discipline. The candidates will be judged by the body of their work since their terminal degree.
  • Submisson Details: Nominations are due July 24, 2017. Please send a letter of nomination highlighting the candidate's credentials and full CV to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at cvmres@iastate.edu.

RESEARCH DAY AWARD

Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence

  • The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding research effort and productivity by veterinary scientists pursuing innovative research. Nominees must be members of the faculty at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine or at a nationally recognized teaching/research hospital. These individuals should also be the principal investigator in research that has attained or is likely to attain national recognition. This research must have been conducted within the past three years.

TEACHING & ADVISING AWARDS

Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award

  • This award is voted on each year by the veterinary students and is given to those faculty members who, through their dedication, character and leadership, contribution significantly to the advancement of the profession, especially through their teaching.

William O. Reece Award

  • This award was established by Dr. William O. Reece in 1994 and is presented for veterinary student academic advising, voted on by the veterinary students. Each year, the award is given to veterinary faculty and/or staff member who serves as a faculty mentor and contact for veterinary students and is a sincere student advocate, who demonstrates compassionate, understanding, and guidance through mentoring and the ability to provide networking for the veterinary students.

CONVOCATION AWARDS
Nominations due July 24, 2017. Please send the completed form to lkseb@iastate.edu or mail to Vet Med 2508.

Convocation Awards Nomination Form


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