Vice Provost Awards for Excellence Nominations

The Vice Provost Awards for Excellence recognize outstanding outreach and engagement projects that significantly advance the outreach and engagement mission of Oregon State.

Award winners receive recognition, $1,000 provided as OSU funds in a services and supplies index and a commemorative award.

Submissions are due by February 28, 2018, no later than 5 p.m. Nominations will be reviewed by the University Outreach and Engagement executive team and winners will be notified by March 23, 2018.  The awards event will be May 14, 2018, at the MU Ballroom, beginning an awards ceremony from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., followed by a poster session and reception (hors d'oeuvres and beverages) from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Winning project teams will be asked to: 

  1. Create, display and staff a research-style poster on the day of the awards ceremony, from 5:00-5:30 p.m.;
  2. Participate in an interview for a short video describing the project;
  3. Provide project photos for use on the awards website, O&E blog, during the event, in the project video, etc.; and
  4. Invite participation by all team members and guests, college/unit leadership, and students and community stakeholders involved in the project (up to a total 20 participants), to be hosted by University Outreach and Engagement.

Please note:

  • The University Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Awards for Excellence are focused on outreach and engagement projects, not on recognition of individuals.
  • Projects that have received a University Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Award for Excellence are not eligible.
  • Projects initiated within the past five years are eligible.

Contact Sandy Reichhuber with any questions

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Nominator information
Project information
Your project will be evaluated based on your project description. Please address the following in your project description:
  • What was the community need and how was the need identified?
  • What was done to address the need? (Note: co-creation of knowledge and transformative learning will be highly valued in the nomination assessment)
  • How was engaged scholarship (i.e., research) undertaken and applied?
  • What was the project’s impact, if known, or intended outcome (i.e., how did/will the project change community health and well-being, socio-economic vitality, and/or improve the health of the planet)?
300 words or less.
Max file size 8MB.
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