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Nominations Extended - UTSC Letter Awards

The Office of Student Affairs and Services is accepting nominations for the annual U of T Scarborough Letter Awards.

The Letter Awards were established in the fall of 2000 by the Office of Student Affairs with the support of the Council on Student Services. The Award aims to recognize graduating students for significant contributions to campus life, recognize leadership outside the classroom and publicly acknowledge students who have made a lasting impact at U of T Scarborough. Recipients will be added to a permanent plaque on campus, providing a sense of pride and prestige to involvement and service to the campus.

The U of T Scarborough Letter Awards will be awarded at the Spring Formal.

**Selection Criteria**

The U of T Scarborough Letter Award will be presented to graduating students who:

1) Have a minimum 2.30 cumulative GPA

2) Have made a significant contribution to campus life in one or more of the following ways:

• Provided outstanding leadership in the development of a new or creative initiative which will have a lasting impact on the campus;

• Made a significant impact on the quality of University life through programs, services and/or activities;

• Held an official position (elected position, positional leadership, participation on a committee, hired position) where their contribution well exceeded expectations or the role of that position;

• Engaged in service or actions which showed an outstanding commitment to improving campus life inside or outside of the classroom for a significant number of students, OR actions which have improved the cultural or learning environment of the campus;

• Initiated a service or project which resulted in increased collaboration between various constituencies, brought together groups for a common goal and/or promoted and encouraged the involvement of others.

Any member of the University community (students, staff and faculty) is welcome to submit nominations for the award. Nominees must be current full-time or part-time students.

**Selection Process**

The selection committee is comprised of students and staff at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Up to 10 recipients will be selected each year.

The nomination package must be submitted to the Office of Student Affairs, SL-157 in the Student Centre and should include:

1) The completed Nomination Form

2) Up to two (2) letters of reference from a student, faculty and/or staff member familiar with the Nominee’s contributions

3) A copy of the Nominee’s curriculum vitae

Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 15, 2008 at 5 p.m.

The nomination form can be downloaded above, or online at the following link:

http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~stuaff/awards/awards.html

For more information, please contact Drew Dudley at dudley@utsc.utoronto.ca, or 416.208.4759




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