This awards program recognizes exceptional performance by faculty and staff members in the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources; the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station; and NDSU Extension.

Criteria differ from category to category, so please read the descriptions carefully. If you are uncertain about the correct category for an individual you wish to nominate, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Agricultural Affairs by email ndsu.vpag@ndsu.edu or phone 701-231-7655 for assistance.

Nomination process
  • The nomination process is an online submission similar to previous years.
  • Nominations for each award will be accepted from any employee, but are limited to one nominee per department or unit.
  • Prior award recipients are eligible to be nominated for an award in the same category if they have not received that award in the past five years.
  • An individual may be nominated for only one of the 10 awards each year.
  • As nominator, you will be able to work on the nomination form, save it and finish later or edit the nomination by clicking on the URL you will receive in a confirmation email.
Nomination deadline: 12 noon, Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

 

Awards program

All nominees and award winners will be recognized at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, December 9 at 3:00 p.m. CST.

Award categories

Following is a list of categories and awards in each category. Contact your supervisor's office or leann.frieler@ndsu.edu if you have any questions about the job band.

Vice President for Agricultural Affairs Staff Awards

Three awards have been established by the Office of the Vice President for Agricultural Affairs to recognize exceptional performance by staff members. The 2021 award recipients will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources Excellence in Teaching Awards

Three awards have been established by the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources to recognize exceptional performance in teaching and advising. The 2021 award recipients will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Excellence in Research Awards

Two awards have been established by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station to recognize exceptional performance by faculty or staff. The 2021 award recipients will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

NDSU Extension Excellence in Extension Awards

Two awards have been established by NDSU Extension to recognize exceptional performance by professional educators. The 2021 award recipients will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

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