UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is honored to recognize the contributions of classified staff, academic staff, academic advisors, students, distinguished alumni and distinguished teachers annually. Potential award recipients may be nominated by following the procedures outlined below.

Adviser of the Year
Good advising is a cornerstone of our students' academic success. Since 2000, one outstanding faculty adviser has been chosen each year to recognize the contributions of this important role.  Current seniors and alumni from three and five years prior are invited to nominate an Adviser of the Year.  If you meet these criteria, click the link above to access the nomination form.
2015 Nominations are due Due March 27, 2015

Chancellor's Award for Students
In recognition of the leadership, service, and commitment that distinguish our most outstanding students, this honor has been conferred each year since 1980. Anyone on or off campus can nominate a student for this award.
2015 Nominations are due March 12, 2015

Distinguished Teacher
Since 1965, this has been the highest university honor bestowed upon our faculty. Current seniors and alumni from three and five years prior are invited to nominate a Distinguished Teacher. If you meet these criteria, click the link above to access the nomination form.

The Chancellor's Awards for staff are university-level honors conferred to recognize and honor outstanding professional commitment and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence:

Chancellor's Award for Excellence for Academic Staff
Since 1986, faculty, students, and staff have been invited to nominate outstanding non-instructional academic staff members for this prestigious award.
2015 Nominations are due September 25, 2015

Chancellor's Recognition Award for University Staff

Permanent university staff and supervisors of university staff are eligible to nominate university staff colleagues in two categories. Awarded since 1996.
2015 Nominations are due September 25, 2015

Distinguished Alumni
Since 1959, the Distinguished Alumnus has been the most prestigious acknowledgment of the professional accomplishments, honorable service, and commitment of our alumni. Alumni are encouraged to nominate anyone they feel meets the criteria for selection, even themselves.
2015 Nominations are due March 27, 2015

Years of Service and Retirements

Starting with 10 years of service to the UW System, all employees reaching a milestone year are honored each year, along with all those who have retired in that year.