Outstanding Global Engagement Award

Description

The Kent State EHHS Global Engagement Award recognizes outstanding achievements that have enhanced the global engagement of the university including its students, staff, and faculty.  Relevant activities include developing knowledge of global affairs, teaching that promotes intercultural understandings and global competency, and leadership for cultivating global partnerships.  The contributions can occur within the capacity of teaching, research and creative activities, service, and/or outreach. One Kent State EHHS Global Engagement Award will be made annually. 

Eligibility

All current full-time KSU EHHS faculty and administrative staff. An individual can only receive the award once. A substantial portion of the global engagement activities will have occurred while in service at Kent State University.  Applicants may self-nominate for this award.

Nomination Procedure

The nominator should:

  1. Ensure nominee’s eligibility.
  2. Complete Nomination Form (PDF)
  3. Include a 1-page (maximum) summary highlighting nominee’s global engagement contribution and the impacts of this work.
  4. Provide 2 letters of support for the nominee. Letters of support should emphasize the nature and scope of the nominee’s global engagement.
  5. Include the nominee’s vita or resume emphasizing the nominee’s global engagement.

The committee’s decision on award recipients will be made on the basis of the above materials only.

Rubric for Award:

Criterion

Meets Expectations

Exceeds Expectations

Far Exceeds Expectations

Clarity

Global engagement contributions are described

Global engagement contributions are clearly described

Global engagement contributions are clearly described and illustrated by multiple concrete examples

Originality

Global engagement contributions involve slight modification to an existing innovation

Global engagement contributions involve robust modifications of an existing innovation

Global engagement contributions are entirely original and represent a new engagement opportunity

Effort

Nominee’s global engagement contributions largely fall within his/her job description

Nominee has devoted some time and resources to the global engagement activities

Nominee clearly devoted significant time and resources to the global engagement activities

KSU Impact

Global engagement contributions will have minor impacts on KSU students, faculty, staff, and/or programs.

Global engagement contributions will have impacts on KSU students, faculty, staff, and/or programs

Global engagement contributions will have LASTING impacts on KSU students, faculty, staff, and/or programs

Community Impact

Global engagement contributions will have minor impacts on the local/global community beyond KSU

Global engagement contributions will have impacts on the local/global community beyond KSU

Global engagement contributions will have LASTING impacts on the local/global community beyond KSU