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24Dec2014

Mountain Lion! The Story of Pumas and People

The exhibition blends science, history, and art to…

25Dec2014

Mountain Lion! The Story of Pumas and People

The exhibition blends science, history, and art to…

28Dec2014

Mountain Lion! The Story of Pumas and People

The exhibition blends science, history, and art to…

07Jan2015

Exhibitions - 'Black Mountain College' and 'Relational Forms'

Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design. This…

08Jan2015

Graduate Training Series: How to Protect Your Work

Congratulations! You have created something that needs to…

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Robins Awards Nominations

Awards nominated by faculty, staff and students

  • Val R. Christensen Service Award: This award, established in honor of Val R. Christensen’s outstanding lifetime contribution to volunteerism, is presented to the student or organization whose volunteer service significantly impacted Utah State University and the community. This student or organization shows a level of commitment to volunteerism exemplified by Val R. Christensen, former Vice President of Student Services of Utah State University.
  • Organization of the Year: This award is presented to the student organization that demonstrates the excellence of the organization’s stated purpose and service to Utah State University.
  • Woman of the Year: This award is presented to a female student who has made broad significant achievements and contributions to the University during their time at USU and has exemplified those traits, which set her above other classmates.
  • Man of the Year: This award is presented to a male student who has made a significant impact at the University during this year and has contributed to his and his classmates learning experience.
  • Bill E. Robins Memorial Award: This award is presented to the student who represents the best youth has to offer. This student has excelled academically, displayed outstanding leadership ability, shown dedication to Utah State, and possesses traits that set him or her apart as a rare individual. This award, unlike other Robins Awards, is based on total collegiate achievement.
  • Gerald R. Sherratt Award: This award goes to the individual member of the University administration or staff who, through his or her work at Utah State University has displayed superior leadership skills and abilities, as well as unsurpassed dedication and service to students.

Awards nominated by faculty, staff and respective departments (Dean of College)

  • Scholar of the Year : This award is given each year to recognize and emphasize excellence in scholarship. Other service and student activity involvement may become a consideration in the selection process, but the main emphasis will be on scholarly achievement. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Legacy of Utah State Award : This award is given each year to recognize and emphasize a student who represents the heart and soul of the University. Students should show a commitment to the institution and their program of study, as well as demonstrate internal involvement and service, department dedication, perseverance during times of adversity, and contribution behind the scenes. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Talent of the Year: This award is presented to the individual who demonstrates an outstanding mental endowment or superior capacity in the field of music, art, or theater. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Graduate Student Researcher of the Year: This award goes to the graduate researcher at Utah State University who has shown superior research capability and academic excellence. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Peak Prize: Undergraduate Researcher of the Year: This award honors the individual student who has engaged in significant undergraduate research, scholarship, or creative activity that makes an impact on knowledge in the field of study. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Graduate Student Teacher of the Year: This award goes to the graduate instructor at Utah State University who has demonstrated superior teaching capability and academic excellence. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Faculty Researcher of the Year: The Vice President for Research has selected the University Faculty Researcher of the year from the pool of College Researchers of the Year that are chosen annually by each of the eight academic colleges. This award goes to the faculty researcher at Utah State University who has shown superior research capability and academic excellence. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Professional Advisor of the Year: This award is presented to the professional advisor at Utah State University who has provided students with outstanding academic advising. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Undergraduate Faculty Advisor of the Year: This award goes to the faculty advisor at Utah State University who has displayed personal interest in students and demonstrated ability to provide superior academic advisement. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Faculty University Service Award: The Faculty University Service Award will be given each year to recognize and emphasize excellence in service to the operations and governance of the University. Recognized activities will include service at the University, College and/or Department levels and may include Libraries and Extension. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year: The Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year Award is given each year to recognize and emphasize excellence in teaching. Other scholarly activity such as research and publication records may become consideration in the selection process, but the main emphasis will be on teaching excellence as judged by faculty and students. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.

Athletic Awards

  • Male Athlete of the Year: This award is presented to the individual male athlete who has demonstrated exceptional qualities of athletic skill, sportsmanship and determination and brought recognition to the Utah State University athletic program. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.
  • Female Athlete of the Year: This award is presented to the individual female athlete who has demonstrated exceptional qualities of athletic skill, sportsmanship and determination and brought recognition to the Utah State University athletic program. *This award is part of the Robins Awards ceremony, but not available for open nomination.