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Kerri Mowen Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award

Know someone who provides extraordinary guidance, support, and inspiration mentoring undergraduates in research and/or scholarly activities? Nominate them for The Kerri Mowen Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award. This award recognizes faculty who actively engage undergraduates in research experiences/scholarly activities, consistently provide opportunities to promote student success, and offer unbridled support and assistance on admission and matriculation to graduate programs, or in securing a professional career. 

Nomination letters are due Friday, October 30, 2020, and should describe how the nominee reflects the intent of the award including scholarship, effective mentoring and community building. Self-nominations are accepted. Nominees will be notified and asked to a submit CV and a brief 300-word summary of their mentoring activities. The award will be announced at the Student Poster Showcase on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, and the recipient will receive $1,500 and a commemorative plaque. 

For more information: Request for Nominations

Submit nominations by email to

Past Kerri Mowen Award Recipients:

  • 2020-2021: Richard Armenta, PhD
  • 2019-2020: Arun Sethuraman, PhD
  • 2018-2019: Lucy HG Solomon, MFA, & Robert Iafe, PhD
  • 2017-2018: Kim Pulvers, PhD, MPH
  • 2016-2017: Kimberly D’Anna-Hernandez, PhD