March 20, 2006
Student awards deadline nears
Students seeking Deans' Undergraduate Awards, Chancellor's
Undergraduate Awards, and the Steck Award must get their projects
and applications in by April 14.
Forms are available from the offices of the chancellor, divisions,
departments, and colleges. Students should submit their materials
directly to their department, committee, or program offices.
Departments will then forward their nominations for review for
Deans' and Chancellor's Awards.
The winners will be honored at the Student Achievement Awards
ceremony at 3 p.m. on June 9 at the College Nine/College Ten
Multipurpose Room. The awards recognize exceptional achievements
in research projects or other creative academic activities,
and are designed to encourage outstanding scholarship and promote
research as an important part of undergraduate education.
Each Dean's Award winner will receive $100 and a certificate,
and will be considered for the additional Chancellor's Award.
Winners of the Chancellor's Awards will be considered for the
The Steck Award honors the most outstanding completed senior
thesis/research project. The student selected for this award
will receive $1,000 and a certificate. In addition, the winner's
senior thesis/research project will be bound and copies given
to the student, the research supervisor, McHenry Library, Special
Collections, the student's college and division, and to the
Steck family, whose generous contributions have made this award
For additional information on the awards or the ceremony, contact
Dianne Wright at (831) 459-5386 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.