Advising Award nominations accepted until March 26

York Academic and Service Awards

Nominations are still being accepted for the 2020-21 Penn State York Advising Award. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 26.

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YORK, Pa. — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020-21 Penn State York Advising Award. Students may submit nominations for the award, which is presented at the Academic Awards Program in April of each year.

The Penn State York Advising Award, given by the Penn State York Academic Advising Council Subcommittee of the York Campus Senate, was established in 1991 to recognize the importance of advising students and is presented to a faculty member who has excelled in his or her advising of students.

It is important to realize that this award is for academic advising and not for excellence in teaching. The James H. Burness Award for Excellence in Teaching is a separate award and nominations should be submitted using that form.

The faculty member chosen for this award is selected by the subcommittee, which depends on nominations and supporting information that is provided by students. Prior award recipients from the past four years, William Cantor, Joan Smeltzer, Jessica Petko and Ali Kara; and staff in Advising and Career Development, Andrew Caldwell, LeighAnn Fry and Jon Price, are not eligible for the award.

Nominations should be submitted using the online form, by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 26. Nominations submitted in the fall 2020 semester will be combined with those for spring 2021. Please be sure to provide reasons why the faculty member nominated should receive the award.