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Call for Nominations: Graduating Senior Awards

The University Senate Awards Committee is pleased to announce it is now accepting nominations for three of the most prestigious honors presented to graduating seniors each academic year:

-- The Robert D. Bole Humanitarian Award

-- The James M. Lynch, Jr. Courage in Adversity Award

-- The Thomas E. Robinson Leadership Award

The Humanitarian Award – named for Dr. Bole, who served as a faculty member and Dean in the Department of Educational Leadership from 1952 to 1979 – is presented to an individual who exhibits compassion and concern for the well-being of others. Click here for more information and to make a nomination for the Bole Award.

The Courage in Adversity Award – named for Dr. Lynch, former Dean of Students and a 22-year-member of the Department of Educational Leadership faculty – celebrates a student who has overcome extreme hardship to achieve educational success. Click here for more information and to make a nomination for the Lynch Award.

The Leadership Award – named for Dr. Robinson, who was the university’s longest-tenured President, having served from 1952 to 1968 – is presented to a graduating senior who has provided outstanding leadership to the student body and Rowan community. Click here for more information and to make a nomination for the Robinson Award.

Members of the University community can complete the form(s) listed above by logging in as prompted with their Rowan email accounts.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 23, 2018 and the awards will be presented during Commencement week in early May 2018. Please contact Awards Committee Chair Natalie Schell-Busey with any questions.


Contact Information:

Natalie Schell-Busey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor / Law & Justice Studies
Chair, University Senate Awards Committee
856-256-4500 x3538

Submitted By:

Name: Stephen Royek
Department: Writing Arts
Title: Lecturer
E-Mail: royek@rowan.edu

Approved By:

Name: Sanford Tweedie
Department: College of Communication and Creative Arts
Title: Dean, Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts
E-Mail: tweedie@rowan.edu

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