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Outstanding Faculty Mentors

Mentoring is one of the central professional development pillars of graduate education. Strong mentoring is essential to the successful creation of transformative leaders, knowledge mobilizers, master learners and career navigators.

Every year, the Graduate College recognizes outstanding faculty members for their outstanding service to the graduate student and postdoctoral scholar communities through mentoring excellence, commitment to professional development and career advancement and the fostering of inclusive, collaborative academic environments. Active, committed mentors not only offer coaching, modeling and feedback in academic and career development, but provide essential psychosocial and interpersonal connection and support.

Join us at this year's Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards Reception to recognize our 2019-2020 recipients:

Date: Monday, February 24

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Memorial Union Building's Pima Auditorium

Register today!


Outstanding Faculty Mentor Recipients

A list of Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award Recipients.

2012 Elizabeth (Beth) Blue Swadener Professor of Culture, Society and Education / Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2011 Carlos Castillo-Chavez Regents' Professor and Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor of Math Biology
2011 Pat Lauderdale Professor, Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation
2011 Cecilia Menjívar Cowden Distinguished Professor School of Social and Family Dynamics
2010 Kory W. Floyd Professor and Associate Director, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
2010 Jon F. Harrison Professor and Associate Director of Facilities, School of Life Sciences