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New First-Year Student Awards
Provost's Outstanding First-Year Student Award

We are pleased to accept nominations for the Provost’s Outstanding First-Year Student Award. This award will be given to a first-year student who has shown progress and promise in the first year, and comes with a $300 book scholarship.  Instructors are encouraged to nominate students using this short form by March 3, 2014. See nomination form for additional details.

Provost's Signature Question Award
The Provost’s Signature Question Award will honor a student who has demonstrated significant exploration of one of the Signature Questions, as evidenced by an ePortfolio presentation.  Please announce this award to your classes, and encourage them to submit their presentations by March 31, 2014.  More information can be found here.

New Teaching Award
University Studies Program Teaching Community Award
CETL and the USP are excited to announce a new teaching award designed to spotlight outstanding teaching of first-year students.  First-year students will be asked to submit nominations by March 15, 2014, and instructors who are nominated will be asked for further documentation. The award carries a stipend of $1,000 funded by CETL. Students can access the nomination form here.

All awards will be announced at a first-year student celebration on May 3. The established USP Council will select award recipients.

Register for all CETL events at: uwosh.edu/cetl


Key Initiatives:

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Global Connections
  • Sustainability
  • Assessment
  • Undergraduate Student Research
  • Essential Learning Outcomes
  • Instructional Technology
  • First-Year Experience


Questions or Comments?
Contact Eric Brunsell, CETL Coordinator, at cetl@uwosh.edu.

Watch for CETL Lessons each Thursday of the spring 2014 semester!
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