Making significant and positive differences in enhancing diversity on campus
Increasing visibility, representing diverse voices, advocating, showing program initiative,
and creating a sense of community as a public square.
* Employees whose primary job duties include university diversity functions are not
eligible for nomination in this award category.
Reducing UAA's impact on the environment
Educating students on sustainability for the planet
Developing systems and work processes to help UAA in their sustainability efforts
Fostering community partnerships in Alaska's sustainability efforts
* Employees whose primary job duties include university sustainability functions are
not eligible for nomination in this award category.
Service to Students (2 Awards: one faculty, one staff)
Demonstrated, well recognized, sustained, or recent special effort, by a faculty or
staff person that was of significant value and merit, such that a significant group
of students have benefited from the effort.
Service to Community (2 Awards: one faculty, one staff)
Connecting UAA with the state of Alaska through academic courses, projects and research
Promoting partnerships and creative endeavors resulting in benefit to the community.
Demonstrated, well recognized, sustained or recent special effort by a staff person
resulting in a significant and positive impact on UAA.
Excellence in Teaching (2 Awards: one faculty, and one adjunct faculty)
Making a significant and positive impact on the lives of students.
Enlisting students to participate in recognized research, engagement, and/or creative
Excellence in Research/Creative Activity
Making a significant and positive impact in your field of study and to UAA by participating
in research, engagement or creative activities.