GSE Annual Award Nominations

A Call for Nominations

The deadline for award nominations is March 3rd.

  1. The Arnold Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Student
  2. The GSE Excellence in Teaching Award
  3. The Lois MacNamara Outstanding Service to Students Award
  4. The GSE Student Award for Excellence in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion

The William E. Arnold Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Student
The Arnold Award reflects our commitment to preparing outstanding educators and academic leaders. The Student Affairs Committee will select the recipient from your nominations. Both quality and quantity of nominations will be considered. Graduating GSE students, as well as students who graduated in August and December of each year, are eligible for this award. So this year's award will be for a graduating student or one who graduated in the previous December or August. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate students for this award.

The GSE Excellence in Teaching Award
The GSE Excellence in Teaching Award is an annual honor presented by GSE to an outstanding member of the teaching faculty. To nominate someone for this award, describe the qualities of the nominee, the setting in which you worked or studied with this person. Quality and quantity of nominations count. GSE students are eligible to nominate faculty for this award.

The Lois MacNamara Outstanding Service to Students Award
Do you know a GSE staff member who has shown a strong commitment to being of service to students? Nominate this person for the annual GSE Award for Outstanding Service to Students. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to nominate staff for this award.

The GSE Student Award for Excellence in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion
This honor is presented to an outstanding GSE student who has exhibited an unparalleled commitment to one of our core values – creating an Inclusive Community. This student is has shown exceptional dedication to raising the consciousness of the GSE community and advocating for diversity in all areas. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate students for this award.

Please submit the form below. Thank you!


The William E. Arnold Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Student

This is award is for a graduating student or one who graduated in the previous December or August.

The GSE Excellence in Teaching Award

Please use the following questions to guide your response.

The Lois MacNamara Outstanding Service to Students Award

Please use the following questions to guide your response.

The GSE Student Award for Excellence in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion

Please use the following questions to guide your response.

How has this student contributed to the creation of an inclusive community at GSE or raised our community’s consciousness about the value of diversity and inclusion?