Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards
For more than 100 years, Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has maintained a strong tradition of leadership across agriculture, natural resources and life sciences, establishing our college as one of the leading organizations of its kind in the state, nation and world. This distinguished status would not be possible without the dedication of our faculty, staff and students to promote the land-grant mission by feeding our world, protecting our environment, improving our health, and enriching our youth. The Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards, established in 2012, recognize, reward and encourage excellence in the work of faculty, staff and students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Spanning 16 diverse categories, the awards are given to 16-18 recipients each year.
The nomination period for the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards is April 20th.
Association of Former Students Awards
Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award at the University Level
The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Awards were established by the Board of Directors of the Association of Former Students and was first presented in 1955. The awards honor Texas A&M University faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, student relations, graduate mentoring, extension/outreach/continuing education/professional development, administration, and staff support. Nominations are made each year in January by a representative of the college.
The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Awards for Teaching at the College-Level
These awards are to recognize, encourage and reward the superior classroom teachers – those individuals whose command of their respective discipline, teaching methodologies, pervasive caring, communication skills and commitment to the learning process exemplify the meaning of teach/mentor in its highest sense. This award is designed to distinguish those teachers who maintain high expectations of their students and who ensure academic rigor in the courses. Distinguished teach recognize their responsibility in motivating and contributing to the overall development of the student. Nominations are made each year in June by a representative of the college.