Each year, the Lehigh community is encouraged to honor the outstanding Lehigh students, faculty and staff who help make this community great. . Winners are honored at the Deans' Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in the picturesque Wood Dining Room.
Grad Student Awards and Grad Student-Nominated Awards
Nominate a graduate student in good standing who has shown exemplary commitment, leadership and service to the Lehigh graduate student community and whose efforts have made significant contribution to graduate student life. Carries a $200 cash prize. Self-nominations will not be considered. Faculty, staff, and students (both undergrad and graduate) are invited to nominate.
This award is to recognize those individuals who on a regular basis serve as champions for graduate students. Some perform deeds that are simple, some extraordinary, but every recipient practices a care and concern for the well-being of graduate students that deserves a public thank-you. Graduated students are invited to nominate faculty, staff, students and past students. Self-nominations will not be considered.
Nominate a Graduate Student Advisor who has shown excellence in teaching, research or advancing the interests of Lehigh University. Guiding students through their exploration and pursuit of an academic course of study or assisting students in the development and/or completion of research related to their degree program. Traditionally the University reserves this award for those who have distinguished themselves through long-term excellence or service to the institution. Only current, full-time faculty members are eligible to receive nominations for this award (retired/emeriti faculty are not eligible).
Nominate a Staff-person associated with any of the Lehigh Libraries who has shown outstanding performance and service. The Library Users Committee will select the winner.
Graduate Student Merit Awards-Nominate a graduate student who represents academic excellence combined with exemplary character and leadership within the graduate student community and represents the traditions of Lehigh University. This is the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate student by the Alumni Association.
Awards Receptions Open to Graduate Students
Dean's Appreciation Luncheon--Wednesday, April 22, 2020 -Noon to 1:30, Wood Dining Room at Mountaintop - Signups will open end of March 2020.
The recipients of the Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, Graduate Life Leadership Award and Graduate Student Senate Champions Award will be honored during the Dean's Appreciation Luncheon.
Undergraduate Nominated Awards
While Graduate students are not allowed to nominate, they should definitely know about this award!