All College Awards

Applications for CISA awards are due to Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. on March 6, 2022. Please see the "Additional Information" section below for instructions.   

 

2021-2022 Awards  

Student Success Award (staff only)

Recognizes excellence in student support, services, advocacy, etc. 

To apply:

Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

Outstanding Staff Award (staff only)

Recognizes excellent work performance, leadership, etc.

To apply:

Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

Equity and Inclusion Award

Recognizes contributions that have advanced equity/inclusion in CISA.

To apply:

Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

Outstanding Service Award

Recognizes outstanding service to the institution, profession, and/or community, relevant to the person’s position within CISA.

To apply: 

1. Abbreviated C.V./resume addressing relevant education, employment, and service (two pages maximum).

2. Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

Outstanding Teaching Award

Recognizes excellence in teaching and student mentoring.

To apply: 

1. Abbreviated C.V./resume addressing relevant education, employment, teaching, and mentoring (five pages maximum).

2. Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum) or a peer-evaluation of teaching conducted within the last two years.

3. Course evaluations for two courses taught within the last two years (include all scores and comments).

 

Outstanding Research Award: Junior or Senior (faculty only)

Recognizes outstanding research accomplishments and sustained productivity of scholars who graduated with a Ph.D. within the last six years (Junior) or more than six years ago (Senior).

To apply: 

1. Abbreviated C.V./resume addressing relevant education (including Ph.D. graduation year), employment, publications within the last 10 years (separate and distinguish between peer-reviewed/non peer-reviewed), national and international conference presentations and invited keynotes within the last ten years, grant activity within the last 10 years, patents or other pertinent information, and current professional memberships (10 pages maximum).

2. Two nomination letters highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum per letter; at least one letter must be from a scholar outside of ASU).

 

Faculty Mentoring Award (faculty only)

Recognizes mentors of CISA faculty (e.g., tenure and promotion mentoring, project mentoring, training/workshops).

To apply:

Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

Innovation Award

Recognizes creativity in the design of a CISA program, internship, lab, industry partnership, community outreach, event, series, etc. 

To apply:

Nomination letter highlighting relevant accomplishments (one page maximum).

 

 

Additional Information

Eligibility

  • CISA employees may be considered for one award per year.
  • Award recipients must wait three years to be eligible for the same award again.
  • Only full- and part-time staff, fixed-term faculty, and tenure-track/tenured faculty with a minimum of two years of employment in CISA are eligible for these awards. Awards reserved for particular categories of employees (i.e., staff, faculty) are noted next to the award name. 

Please Note

  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • If an item exceeds the maximum length allowance, it will be read up to the allowed number of pages.
  • Letters of support must include the contact information (email or phone number) of the letter writer in case additional follow-up by the committee is necessary.
  • Award applications may contain up to five additional pages of supplementary materials (e.g., personal statement, additional letters of support, photographs, links, publication excerpts, data, news articles, event fliers, handouts, other evidence).

Preparing the Application

  1. Compile all application materials into one PDF file. (Do not submit items separately.) Check that the items are in the order listed in the award description. If supplementary materials are being included in the file, put those last.
  2. Name the file with the first and last name of the person being nominated and the name of the award. Example: OutstandingResearchSenior_SparkyDevil

Submit the application to Dropbox by March 6, 2022

https://tinyurl.com/CISA-Awards-Dropbox  

 

Decisions and Recognition

The CISA Awards Committee reserves the right to determine the number of winners and honorable mentions, if any, for each category. It is possible that not all awards will be made in a particular year. Winners will be notified in April and recognized at the CISA All College Meeting in spring 2022. Recipients will also receive a commemorative. plaque and $500 in professional development funds.

Questions?

Talk with any CISA Awards Committee member: 

Jada Ach
Stephanie Downie, Co-chair, shummer@asu.edu
Iliana Garcia, Co-chair, Iliana.Garcia.1@asu.edu
Jenn Pereira
Maxim Sukharev
Christina Villa
Wendy Williams

Download PDF materials about this year's awards:

Slideshow from Awards Information Session, Feb. 15, 2022

CISA 2021-2022 Awards Application Overview flyer  

 

2020-2021 Award Recipients

Kelli Haren
Associate Director, Academic Support
Outstanding Staff Award

Jane Laux
Business Operations Specialist
Office of the Dean
Outstanding Staff Award

Creative Services:
Joshua Zito
Kelley Karnes
Taylor Kephart
Y Nguyen
Outstanding Staff Award

Honorable Mention: Amber Walker

CSRD Teaching Fellows:
Shillana Sanchez
Kermit Brown
Christopher Burrell
Ian Derk
Colette Jung
Marie-Louise Paulesc
David Antonio Moody
Equity and Inclusion Award

 

Jessica Hirshorn
Principal Lecturer
Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies
Outstanding Teaching Award

 

Michele Mosco
Instructor
Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication
Outstanding Teaching Award

 

Duane Roen
Dean & Professor
College of Integrative Sciences and Arts
Outstanding Service Award

Cristalis Capielo Rosario
Assistant Professor
Counseling and Counseling Psychology
Outstanding Early Career Research Award

Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Castillo

 

Fabio S. De Albuquerque
Assistant Professor
Science and Mathematics
Outstanding Research Award: Distinguished Scholar

Honorable Mention: Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez

Jacqueline M. Martinez
Associate Professor
Languages and Cultures
Faculty Mentoring Award

Words on Wheels
Innovation Award

Honorable Mention: Manu Avilés-Santiago

  

Mai Trinh
Assistant Professor
Leadership and Integrative Studies
Design Aspirations Grant

Michael Dugger
Associate Professor
Science and Mathematics
Design Aspirations Grant

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