NOMINATIONS ARE INVITED
Department of Chemistry
Outstanding T.A. Awards
Through this annual award the Department wishes to recognize exceptionalTAs who have demonstrated proficiency and outstanding contributions in this field. The award is made through an open nomination process: i.e., any undergraduate or graduate student, facultymember or member of the civil service staff may nominate a teaching assistant within the department for the 2009-2010 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Selection of the recipient will bemade by a committee of Chemistry Department personnel involved in the teaching program. Graduate student TAs will receive the Robert L. Fern Award and Undergraduate TAs will receive the RobertC. Brastad Award.
Nominations are confidential and must include:
The name of the nominee
The Chemistry course(s) and semester(s) in which the TA served
Thereasons that the TA should be considered for this award
* The name and signature of the person making the nomination
For your convenience, A NOMINATION FORM IS PRINTED ON THE BACK OF THISNOTICE. The nomination deadline for the 2009-2010 academic year is Friday, May 7, 2010.
All nominations should be sent or delivered to:
Outstanding TA Award Committee
115 Smith Hall
Minneapolis East Bank Campus
2009-2010 ACADEMIC YEAR OUTSTANDING CHEMISTRY TA AWARD NOMINATION FORM
Course(s) and semester in which TA served:
How many Chemistry TAs have you had?
In the space below, please describe your reasons for making this nomination. Some factors youmay want to consider are the TA’s enthusiasm, communication skills, patience, availability, and safety-consciousness. Feel free to attach additional sheets to this form if you wish.