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2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet Award Recipients

Extraordinary Community Service (Students and Organizations) honors students and student organizations that exhibit the Volunteer spirit in the community.

The Charles R. Burchett Extraordinary Contributions to Campus Life award honors students and student organizations for extraordinary contributions to campus life.

The Extraordinary Customer Service award is given to a university employee who is consistently optimistic and serves students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors with great care.

Extraordinary Graduate Student Teaching honors graduate students’ excellence in instruction.

Extraordinary Professional Promise honors are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate professional promise in teaching, research or other contributions.

Extraordinary Service to the University honors faculty members, staff members, or friends for noteworthy service to the university.

The Gene Mitchell Gray Pioneer Award honors a student for work in promoting cultural diversity and enrichment on campus.

The Hardy Liston Jr. Symbol of Hope Award honors a faculty member, staff member, or friend of the university who demonstrates a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.

The Jefferson Prize honors a tenured or tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions through research and creative activity.

The Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence is awarded annually to an outstanding student currently pursuing a PhD who has completed at least four semesters of study.