Nominations for service to students, advising awards due Jan. 19

University Communications file photo
University Communications file photo

Nominees are sought for the James V. Griesen Exemplary Service to Students Award and the University of Nebraska Foundation/Builders Award for Outstanding Academic Advising.

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 19. Recipients will be honored at Honors Convocation April 22.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to share this information with colleagues and to complete the nomination packet.

The James V. Griesen Award was established in 1986 as the Chancellor’s Exemplary Service to Students award. It was renamed in 2006 to honor James Griesen’s service to students. Griesen retired as vice chancellor for student affairs July 30, 2006. The award recognizes extraordinary and sustained performance by individuals serving university students.

The University of Nebraska Foundation/Builders Award, established in 1987, recognizes faculty or advising staff who have demonstrated outstanding advising ability and have made a considerable contribution to the educational enrichment of university students.

All faculty and staff are eligible for these awards. Each award includes a $1,500 stipend. Nominations may be made by any university student, faculty member, staff member or administrator.

Guidelines for the nomination/selection process and nomination forms for the awards are available online.

For more information about the Griesen Award, contact Kacey Tegtmeier at or 402-472-3204. For more information about the University of Nebraska Foundation/Builders Award, contact Alicia Haugen at or 402-458-1210.

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