Each year, The Graduate School recognizes the important contributions of graduate faculty to the excellence of graduate education at the University with two renowned awards:
FACULTY EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE MENTORING
The Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring honors University faculty who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment as mentors both inside and outside of the classroom. Successful awardees:
Full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty at Binghamton University, who hold the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor are eligible. A selection committee composed of three faculty and one representative of The Graduate School will review nominations and make one recommendation to the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School.
Nominations will be made by program chairs and graduate directors. The nomination dossier must include:
The Graduate School will contact graduate directors with submission details each year. Submit nominations electronically to The Graduate School by the deadline listed in the Awards Calendar.
AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING GRADUATE DIRECTOR
The Award for Outstanding Graduate Director recognizes the exemplary service of the University’s graduate directors. Selection criteria includes:
Nominees must have served as Graduate Director for at least two calendar years as of the nomination deadline. Nominations are restricted to Graduate Directors currently serving, or just having completed an appointment as Graduate Director. Normally nominations of faculty whose work as a Graduate Director substituted for other tasks expected as part of a normal faculty workload will not qualify for the award.
The nomination dossier must contain:
Submit nominations electronically to The Graduate School by the deadline listed in the Awards Calendar.
Excellence Award in Graduate Mentoring
2013-14 - Prof. Kelvin Santiago-Valles, Dept. of Sociology
2013-14 - Prof. Kalpesh Desai, School of Management
2009-10 - Prof. Albrecht Inhoff, Department of Psychology
2009-09 - Bat-Ami Bar On, Department of Philosophy
2007-08 - Prof. Dale Tomich, Dept. of Sociology
2006-07 - Prof. Jeffner Allen, Philosophy, Interpretation & Culture Program
2005-06 - Prof. Thomas A.P. Sinclair, Dept. of Public Administration
2004-05 - Prof. Ralph Miller, Dept. of Psychology
2003-04 - Prof. Gale A. Spencer, Decker School of Nursing 2003-04 - Prof. Albert A. Dekin Jr, Dept. of Anthropology
2002-03 - Prof. Marilynn Desmond, Dept. of English
2001-02 - Prof. Luise-Charlotte Kappe, Dept. of Mathematical Science
2001-02 - Prof. Hari Srihari, Dept. of Systems Science/Industrial Engineering
Outstanding Graduate Director Award
2013-14 Prof. Les Lander, Dept. of Computer Science
2008-09 - Prof. Andrew Walkling, Department of Theatre
2007-08 - Prof. Lisa Tessman, Dept. of Philosophy
2006-07 - Prof. James Constable, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
2006-07 - Associate Dean George Bobinski, School of Management
2005-06 - Prof. Thomas Sinclair, Dept. of Public Administration
2004-05 - Prof. Joyce Ferrario, Decker School of Nursing
Last Updated: 1/12/15