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Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts.

Each year Gulf Coast State College recognizes outstanding students and employees at Honors Convocation. If you wish to nominate a student for the Outstanding Leader Award or a campus organization for the Outstanding Campus Organization Award, or if you wish to nominate an employee for Outstanding Academic Advisor, Outstanding Club Advisor, Outstanding Career Employee or Outstanding Coordinating Professional Employee, please submit the nomination form no later than Monday, March 6, 2017. If you wish to nominate for Outstanding Professor or Outstanding Adjunct Instructor, please submit the nomination form no later than Monday, March 20, 2017.


 Bob McSpadden Outstanding Student Leader Award

  1. A sophomore in good standing
  2. Enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours
  3. Carries a minimum 3.0 GPA
  4. Exemplifies outstanding contributions to the college and community through leadership roles

Outstanding Campus Organization

  1. Recognized campus organization
  2. Has successfully met its stated purposes and objectives
  3. Reflects credit upon the college and community through volunteerism and campus projects
  4. Demonstrates organizational unity
  5. Contributes greatly to the development of its individual members
  6. Has a designated representative that serves on SAB

Frank W. Eisman Outstanding Academic Advisor Award

  1. GCSC employee for at least three years who currently serves as an academic advisor
  2. Demonstrates enthusiasm in working with students regarding their career planning and class selections
  3. Shows a sincere concern for the individual student
  4. Actively contributes to the learning environment of GCSC

Robert R. Tinney Outstanding Professor

1. How long and in what capacity or various capacities has the nominee served Gulf Coast State College?

2. Please contribute a narrative statement that highlights the nominee's exceptional contributions to GCSC during the past year.

3. Feel free to provide any additional comments

OUTSTANDING ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR AWARD

1. How long and in what capacity or various capacities has the nominee served our college?

2. Please contribute a narrative statement that highlights the nominee's exceptional contributions to GCSC during the past year?

3. Feel free to provide any additional comments

Outstanding Professional Employee Award

  1. Member of the professional employee group represented by the GCSC Professional Employee Council
  2. Employee of GCSC for at least three years
  3. Represents the highest standards of professional conduct
  4. Demonstrates a positive attitude and participates in activities that communicate the goals, vision and mission of the college
  5. Actively contributes to the learning environment of the college

Outstanding Career Employee Award

  1. A member of the career employee group represented by the GCSC Professional Employee Council
  2. Shows initiative (self-motivator; willingness to perform "other duties assigned," demonstrates a positive attitude)
  3. Represents professional standards through quality of work and knowledge of job duties and responsibilities
  4. Shows concern for student success by recognizing his/her role in a learning-centered environment by facilitating accurate communication channels and performing job with empathy

Rookie of the Year Award

  1. Any full-time employee of GCSC for less than three years
  2. Shows initiative
  3. Demonstrates a positive attitude
  4. Has made an outstanding contribution to GCSC

Catherine Nix Outstanding Club Advisor Award

  1. An employee of GCSC who serves as a designated advisor for a sanctioned GCSC club
  2. Works with GCSC students and student groups outside the classroom
  3. Shows sincere concern for the individual student and the student's role in life
  4. Demonstrates ability to develop enthusiasm and leadership among students

Anne McCullen Outstanding Administrator Award

  1. An GCSC employee who serves at the director, chair, dean, vice president or president level
  2. Has been an employee of GCSC for at least three years
  3. Actively contributes to the learning environment of the college
  4. Demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities
  5. Participates in activities that further the goals, vision and mission of the college
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