Division of Student Affairs

DSA Awards

DSA Annual Impact Award

The DSA Annual Impact Award reflects the divisional values of collaboration, integrity, innovation, inclusion, and student-centeredness. Nominations are sought by members of the entire division through an online submission process. The Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT) then reviews nominations and selects the winners, which are announced at the end-of-year divisional meeting.

 

Criteria for Awards
  • Open to all employees with more than one full year of service
  • Nominated by a peer, colleague or supervisor
  • Nominee exemplifies the value for which they were nominated

 

Nomination Process
There is an easy online nominating process to provide both the nominee and nominator's name, and a brief, 500 word submission describing what actions/performance warrants this recognition. 

 

Schedule
April - May 8th: Open nomination period
May 11th - May 15th: SALT reviews nominations and selects winners
DSA Star Award

The DSA Star Award identifies and recognizes staff members within the division who distinguish themselves in their performance and contributions to Student Affairs and University. The Star Award Program is an on-going program throughout the academic year. Recipients will receive a 'Star Award' and be entered into a drawing for a prize at the next divisional meeting.

 

Criteria for Recognition
  • Open to all SA professional employees
  • Nominated by a peer, colleague or supervisor
  • Nominee exemplifies stellar performance by going above and beyond normal work duties

 

Nomination Process
There is an easy online nominating process to collect the name, department, and position of the nominee, name of nominator (limit of 2 nominations per term), and a 2-3 sentences describing the outstanding performance.

 

Schedule
Summer 2020: May 27th - August 14th
Fall 2020: August 17th - December 18th
Spring 2021: January 2nd - May 14th

 

Gradient Levels
The tiered award system is structured based on the number of nominations an individual receives in an academic year:
  • One nomination - Bronze
  • Two nominations - Silver
  • Three or more nominations - Gold