Faculty Distinguished Citizenship Award

This award is conferred upon a faculty member who serves the university through sustained engagement in activities such as leadership in departmental or university committees, participation in activities that contribute to the strategic mission of the university, activities that contribute to the recruitment, retention, and satisfaction of Kettering students, and performance in leadership positions in local, regional, state, national, and/or international professional organizations.

The Nomination Process

Any full-time faculty member (tenured, tenure-track, lecturer, etc.) may be nominated for this award. A letter of nomination should be submitted to the selection committee. The letter should discuss the reasons for the nomination, including specific examples of the nominee’s commitment to excellence in areas such as:

  • Service to the department and/or university
  • Service in organizations related to the nominee’s discipline
  • Service to the community
  • Active participation in other areas consistent with the strategic mission of the university (i.e. academic advising, support of student clubs/organizations, etc.)

The letter should not exceed 1,000 words. Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, alumni, or students. Supporting documents are not required, but may be submitted. The main criterion for selection is whether the service was in some way outstanding in terms of efforts and/or results, “above and beyond the call of duty,” etc.

Submit your application before June 1, 2016.

Past Recipients

Faculty Distinguished Citizenship Award