University Awards & Nomination Deadlines

Faculty Awards

  • Cazier Lifetime Achievement Award: January 29, 2021
  • Community-Engaged Faculty Award: April 2, 2021
  • D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award: October 15, 2020
  • Diversity Faculty Award: November 30, 2020
  • E.G. Peterson Extension Award: December 1, 2020
  • Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year: January 29, 2021
  • Faculty Researcher of the Year Award: January 29, 2021
  • Faculty University Service Award: January 29, 2021
  • Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year Award: January 29, 2021
  • Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year: January 29, 2021
  • Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award: January 29, 2021

Student Awards

  • Bill E. Robins Memorial Award: February 5, 2021
  • Community-Engaged Student Award: April 2, 2021
  • Diversity Student Award: November 30, 2020
  • Doctoral Student Researcher of the Year Award: January 29, 2021
  • Geraldine Memorial Award: February 5, 2021
  • Graduate Student Teacher of the Year Award: January 29, 2021
  • Legacy of Utah State Award: February 5, 2021
  • Master's Student Researcher of the Year Award: January 29, 2021
  • Nicolas Memorial Award: February 5, 2021
  • Organization of the Year: February 5, 2021
  • Peak Prize: University and College Undergraduate Researchers of the Years Awards: January 29, 2021
  • Scholar of the Year: January 29, 2021
  • Talent of the Year: February 5, 2021
  • Val R. Christensen Service Award: February 5, 2021
  • Valedictorians: March 1, 2021

Staff Awards

  • Community-Engaged Staff Award: April 2, 2021
  • Diversity Administrator Award: November 30, 2020
  • Diversity Staff Award: November 30, 2020
  • Gerald R. Sherratt Award:  February 5, 2021
  • Nicholas and Mary Katherine Leone Leadeship Award: TBD
  • Professional Advisor of the Year: December 23, 2020

Honorary Degrees

  • Honorary Degrees: N/A 2020 recipients will receive their awards at the 2021commencement due to 2020 being cancelled.

Commencement Speakers

  • Commencement Speaker: N/A 2020 recipients will receive their awards at the 2021commencement due to 2020 being cancelled.

Alumni Awards

  • Alumni of the Year: On hold due to COVID 19
  • Community-Engaged Alumnus Award: April 2, 2021
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: On hold due to COVID 19
  • Grand Marshal: On hold due to COVID 19
  • Young Alumnus of the Year: On hold due to COVID 19

Friends of USU Awards

  • Committed Community Partner Award: April 2, 2021
  • Community Organization Award: November 30, 2020
  • Distinguished Service Award: On hold due to COVID 19
  • Diversity Community Member Award: November 30, 2020
  • Emeriti Old Main Award: On hold due to COVID 19
  • New Generation of Old Main Award: On hold due to COVID 19
  • Spirit of Old Main Award: On hold due to COVID 19