Call for nominations!

Who is a woman of distinction?

She is a woman who inspires us through her dedication and innovation; her exemplary leadership and mentoring; her commitment to enhancing gender equity and inclusion. A woman who possesses passion for the people and places making up her everyday life, who breathes life and energy into our community – this is a Woman of Distinction!  Is there a woman like this in your life?  Then nominate her for the 2019 Woman of Distinction Award! 

The Office of Access and Inclusion is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Woman of Distinction Awards. Four awards will be given – one each for a JMU student, instructional faculty, A & P faculty, and staff. Award recipients will be honored during the annual Diversity Conference held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 

Nominations are due by Friday, February 8, 2019 to Kim Moubray or email to dellinkl@jmu.eduor a nominator may drop off their nomination form to the Office of Access and Inclusion.  Located in Madison Hall room 4025.

2019 Woman of Distinction Awards

How do I Nominate a Woman of Distinction?

There are four nomination catergories for the award: Instructional Faculty, AP Faculty, Classified Staff/Wage and Undergraduate/Graduate student. To nominate a woman for this award, complete the attached nomination form and email it to Kim Moubray at dellinkl@jmu.edu or drop it off to the front desk of the Office of Access and Inclusion on the fourth floor of Madison Hall. The deadline is Friday, February 8th, 2019 at 5pm.

How are the Nominees Selected?

All applications will be reviewed by the Woman of Distinction Awards Committee. There is a screening rubric for award category: Instructional Faculty, AP Faculty, Classified/Wage and Undergraduate/Graduate Student. The award recipients will be honored during the JMU Diversity Conference held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Criteria for award selection:

  • Since there are four nomination categories, each category has a rubric that will be used in evaluating each nomination.
  • Each nomination category has specific questions that a nominator will need to answer

 

2019 Nomination Form

Nominee Information

Name: _______________________________________ Email:  _________________________

 

Campus Department (if applicable): ________________________________________________

 

Daytime Phone: ___________________    If a student: Year _____________________

 

Nominator Information

 

Name:  ______________________________________  Email: __________________________

 

Campus Department (if applicable): ________________________________________________

 

Daytime Phone: __________________ 

 

Nomination Category (Please Check – if nominating more than one individual, please use a separate form):

  JMU Instructional Faculty

  JMU A&P Faculty

  JMU Classified Staff/Wage Employees         

  JMU Student (Grad/Undergrad)

 

Please answer the following questions about the nominee. We are asking that each nomination be limited to three pages, which does not include the nomination form. Also a maximum of three letters of support can be submitted, but letters of support are not required. Please refer to the category and provide the corresponding answers:

Criteria:

  1. Please describe how the nominee’s leadership, mentoring, dedication, innovation, and passion made a positive difference in the JMU, local, and/or global communities.
  2. Please provide an example or list of contributions made by the nominee that have enhanced gender equity and inclusion in the JMU, local, and/or global communities.
  3. If there is any relevant information that you think will benefit the committee in their evaluation of the nomination, please include that information if you have remaining space in your nomination.

 

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