University Awards

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2019-2020 University Awards and Nomination Deadlines


Faculty Awards

  • Community-Engaged Faculty Award: March 1, 2020
  • D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award: October 15, 2019
  • Diversity Faculty Award: November 27, 2019
  • E.G. Peterson Extension Award: December 13, 2019
  • Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year: February 7, 2020
  • Faculty Researcher of the Year Award: January 31, 2020
  • Faculty University Service Award: February 7, 2020
  • Outstanding Graduate Teacher of the Year Award: January 31, 2020
  • Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year: February 7, 2020
  • Undergraduate Research Mentors of the Year Award: January 31, 2020

Student Awards

  • Bill E. Robins Memorial Award: February 7, 2020
  • Community-Engaged Student Award: March 1, 2020
  • Diversity Student Award: November 27, 2019
  • Doctoral Student Researcher of the Year Award: January 31, 2020
  • Graduate Student Teacher of the Year Award: January 31, 2020
  • Legacy of Utah State Award: February 7, 2020
  • Man of the Year: February 1, 2019
  • Master's Student Researcher of the Year Award: January 31, 2020
  • Organization of the Year: February 7, 2020
  • Peak Prize: University and College Undergraduate Researchers of the Years Awards: January 31, 2020
  • Scholar of the Year: February 7, 2020
  • Valedictorians: March 1, 2020
  • Val R. Christensen Service Award: February 7, 2020
  • Talent of the Year: TBD
  • Woman of the Year: February 7, 2020

Staff Awards

  • Community-Engaged Staff Award: March 1, 2020
  • Diversity Administrator Award: November 27, 2019
  • Diversity Staff Award: November 27, 2019
  • Professional Advisor of the Year: December 1, 2019

Honorary Degrees

  • Honorary Degrees: September 30, 2019

Commencement Speakers

  • Commencement Speaker: September 30, 2019

Alumni Awards

  • Alumni of the Year: April 1 (same deadline every year)
  • Community-Engaged Alumnus Award: March 1, 2020
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: September 15, 2019
  • Grand Marshal: April 1 (same deadline every year)
  • Young Alumnus of the Year: April 1 (same deadline every year)

Friends of USU Awards

  • Committed Community Partner Award: March 1, 2020
  • Community Organization Award: November 27, 2019
  • Distinguished Service Award: September 15, 2019
  • Diversity Community Member Award: November 27, 2019
  • Emeriti Old Main Award: September 15, 2019
  • New Generation of Old Main Award: September 15, 2019
  • Spirit of Old Main Award: September 15, 2019