College of Agriculture Awards Timeline

NOMINATION DATE AWARD GROUP AWARD TYPE NOMINATION GROUP AWARD PRESENTATION
January Alumni Professorship Faculty University Award Department Heads
January External Consulting Award Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
January Gerald & Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
January President’s Outstanding Collaborative Units Award Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
Jan/Feb Claude Hardee Award Undergraduate College Award Department Heads Spring Graduation
Jan/Feb Presidential Award Undergraduate University Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Spring (Ceremony held in April-Academic Dean attend ceremony)
Jan/Feb Comer Award Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Spring (Ceremony held right before graduation)
Jan/Feb Dean’s Award Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Spring Graduation Ceremony
Jan/Feb Student Graduation Marshal Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Spring Graduation Ceremony
February Outstanding Graduate Student Awards Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs Given at the Spring Graduate Awards Ceremony
February Merriwether Fellowships Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs Given at the Spring Graduate Awards Ceremony
Feb/March SGA Outstanding Faculty Award Faculty University Award Students nominate Ag Council selects SGA Awards program in April
March Joel Hardee Award Undergraduate College Award Automatically goes to Ag Council President Ag Hill Picnic held during Ag Week (Spring)
March C.L. “Shot” Senn Fellowship Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs
March/April International Undergraduate and Graduate Students Awards* Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs Nominees will be recognized at the International Student Recognition Banquet
March/April Distinguished Dissertation Award Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs Given at the Spring Graduate Awards Ceremony
June Dean’s Award Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Summer Graduation Ceremony
June Student Graduation Marshal Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Summer Graduation Ceremony
July Master’s Thesis Award Graduate University Award Department Head/Chairs Given at the Graduate Awards Ceremony
September Alumni Service Award Alumni College Award Department Head/Chairs College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
September AU Creative Research & Scholarship Awards Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
September Outstanding Alumni Awards Alumni College Award Department Head/Chairs College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
September SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
September Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) Distinguished Scientist Award Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
Sept/Oct Dean’s Award Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Fall Graduation Ceremony
Sept/Oct Student Graduation Marshal Undergraduate College Award Scholarship Committee makes selection Fall Graduation Ceremony
Sept/Oct Novus International Research Award Graduate College Award Department Head/Chairs College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
October Presidential Administrative Fellowship Program Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
October Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium Faculty Achievement Awards Program Faculty University Award Department Heads and/or Faculty
Nov/Dec AAES Directors Research Award Faculty College Award College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Nov/Dec Club Advisor of the Year Undergraduate College Award Ag Council Officers make selection College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Nov/Dec Club of the Year Award Undergraduate College Award Ag Council Officers make selection College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Sept/Oct Dean’s Award for Advising Excellence Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Sept/Oct Dean’s Award for Excellence in Extension and Outreach Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Sept/Oct Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Sept/Oct Dean’s Grantsmanship Award Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Sept/Oct Staff Employee of the Year Award Staff College Award Department Head/Chairs, Faculty, or Staff College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Sept/Oct Guthrie Award for Achievement in International Agriculture Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in December
Nov/Dec High Impact Paper of the Year Award Faculty College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Nov/Dec Outstanding College of Agriculture Student Undergraduate College Award Departments Head College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Nov/Dec Project Team Award Faculty/Staff College Award Department Head/Chairs or Faculty College of Agriculture Awards Program held in February
Nov/Dec SGA Outstanding Student Undergraduate University Award Departments Head Spring (SGA Awards Ceremony in April-Academic Dean attend ceremony)

* International Undergraduate and Graduate Students Awards – One nomination per department for each category. College will select and forward the names of up to 3 nominees per category to the Student Affairs Office.