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THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF NURSING
SELECTION GUIDELINES FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARDS
By Student Vote

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

  • Award to be given to one professional entry faculty in August; one professional entry faculty and one DNP faculty in December; and, one professional entry faculty and one PHD faculty in May.
  • The selection process will be based entirely upon a vote of the students

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The recipient must:

  • be a full time faculty member of the College of Nursing.
  • have completed at least one year of teaching at the College
  • have not received the award in the past two years

SUGGESTED CHARACTERISTICS FOR SELECTION:

  • Teaches in a creative and innovative manner.
  • Stimulates student interest.
  • Communicates with clarity.
  • Is a positive role model.
  • Promotes professional and personal development in students.
  • Is available to students.

BALLOTING PROCESS:

  • Students must log into the ballot accessing the link provided. (*Note: NetID will be used to ensure voting only by eligible students and to be sure there is one vote per eligible student. NetID will be removed before calculating scores). Ballot will include instructions, suggested characteristics for selection, space for three choices, student login name and indication of graduate/undergraduate status.
  • Faculty Council tallies the votes. Faculty members will receive 3 points for a first choice vote, 2 points for a second choice vote, and 1 point for a third choice vote. Selection will be made exclusively on point totals.

Past Winners

Graduate Undergraduate Year
Cathleen Michaels Doug Cunningham 2013
Deborah Vincent Mary O’Connell 2012
Leslie S. Ritter Patricia N. Goldsmith 2011
Pam Reed Cheryl Lacasse 2011
  Evangeline Dowling 2010
Ted Rigney Douglas Cunningham 2010
  Linda Perez 2010
Pam Reed   Gloanna Peek   2009
Leslie Ritter   Judy Anderson 2009
Donna Velasquez Margaret Gigstad 2008
  Tammy Williams   2008
Donna McArthur Angie Muzzy 2007
Elaine Jones Nora Webster 2006
Pam Reed Robert Johnston 2005
Judith Berg Carol Feingold 2004
Elaine Jones Marty Cobb 2003
Cathy Michaels Melissa Goldsmith 2002
Julie Erickson Carol Feingold 2001
Judith Berg Karen Johnson 2000

Master’s Entry into the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) Program Winners

MEPN Faculty Year
Lindsay Cais August 2013
Sylvia Fischer August 2012

Past Accelerated Program Faculty Winners

APP Faculty Year
Judith Mueller August 2011
Darice Taylor August 2010
Jacqueline Kern August 2009
Tammy Williams August 2008
Nita Slater 2007

 

 

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