Applications for the Alumni Awards for Outreach Excellence

From: Commission on Outreach and International Affairs

Applications are invited for the university-wide Alumni Awards for Outreach Excellence (Individual and Team Achievement). The alumni awards are funded through the Alumni Association and are managed and administered by the Commission on Outreach and International Affairs. Faculty and staff are encouraged to work with instructional/research faculty worthy of this award to prepare an application package.

The deadline for submission of application packages for the Alumni Awards for Outreach Excellence is 4 p.m. Jan. 31, 2019. Information outlining the application process, as well as previous winners, can be found at https://www.outreach.vt.edu/about/awards-recognition.html.

The recipient of the Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence, Individual Achievement, will receive a monetary award of $2,000 and a plaque, and those recognized for Team Achievement will share $2,000 and a plaque. Please refer to the Employee Awards and Recognition Programs Policy 4335, Section 3.4, regarding taxation of awards.

The Alumni Awards are conferred during the Faculty Awards dinner in the fall.

College awards for outreach and engagement (now in their 15th year) are solicited and evaluated by individual colleges. Individual colleges determine the deadlines for their awards and when the recognition is to occur. Recipients of the college-level awards receive a $500 award and a plaque at their college award ceremony.

Application forms, criteria and previous winners can be found: https://www.outreach.vt.edu/about/awards-recognition.html.

For more information, contact Kim Rhodes at rhodesk@vt.edu.