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Awards & Nominations

 

LBCC Distinguished Staff, Pastega Faculty Excellence and Pastega Classified Excellence Awards

Nomination Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020

Return nomination documents to:
Institutional Advancement, CC-107 or email to advancement@linnbenton.edu

Awards will be announced at Spring Inservice

 

 

Distinguished Staff Award - Nomination Form

The Distinguished Staff award is given for a substantial contribution of both time and energy to the college. This award has most often been given to staff on their retirement. However, other staff will be considered when an outstanding contribution to the college has been made.

Selection Criteria
Outstanding nominee contributions could include areas such as:

  • Exemplifying and contributing to the college’s mission and values
  • Community involvement
  • Program development/support
  • Innovative instruction
  • College relations
  • Recognition on a state or national level for contributions or service
  • Breadth of involvement on campus
  • Positive influence on colleagues
  • Consistent outstanding performance
  • Instructional or workplace innovation
  • Student and/or staff advocacy

Nomination Process:
Fill out nomination form and attached three letters of recommendation. Candidates previously nominated, but not selected, are eligible to be nominated again. Letters of recommendation may be signed by an individual or a group.

 

 

 Pastega Faculty Excellence Award - Nomination Form

The Pastega Faculty Excellence Award is intended to provide recognition and encouragement for academic excellence by a continuing contracted faculty member. An emphasis will be placed on recent excellence in facilitating the learning process. The award is not necessarily related to longevity and career achievement at the college, which is the focus of the Distinguished Service Award.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium and their name engraved on the Mario and Alma Pastega Faculty Excellence plaque in the Distinguished Staff Gallery in the Calapooia Center.
 
Selection Criteria
Outstanding nominee contributions should exemplify LBCC values of Opportunity, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Learning and Engagement in their daily work at LBCC. They could do so in areas such as such as:

Teaching – Exceptional contributions in the teaching-learning process, including mastery of subject matter, innovative curriculum development and instructional design, establishing a positive learning environment and relationship with students.

Learner Support and Development – Exceptional contributions to students’ personal, social, academic, or career-oriented growth. Demonstrated excellence in participating in or developing/coordinating instructional support activities, advising, testing, retention/recruitment, consultation, counseling or special events.

Communication, Collaboration and Professionalism – Exceptional involvement with internal and external constituencies of the college to improve the quality of teaching and learning and the work environment at LBCC. Demonstrated excellence in professional and collegial attitude and abilities which contribute to the growth and well-being of the department, division and the college.

Community Partnerships – Exceptional skills in developing partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations outside of the college. Demonstrated leadership and excellence in the development and management of grants, contracts and other joint activities or coordinating services between the college and community partners.

Professional Development – Achieved excellence in content expertise, scholarship, skill or professional behavior.  Involvement and leadership in professional organizations, accreditation activities, and college-wide professional development programs.

College Values – Exemplified LBCC’s values of Opportunity, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Learning and Engagement in their daily work at LBCC.

Nomination Process
The lead nominator will submit three letters of recommendation addressing the selection criteria.  At least one of the letters of recommendation must be submitted by a faculty member. Candidates previously nominated, but not selected, are eligible for nomination again.

 

 

Pastega Classified Excellence Award - Nomination Form

The Classified Excellence Award is intended to provide recognition and encouragement for superior performance by a contracted classified employee. An emphasis will be placed on recent performance as the award is not entirely focused on longevity and career achievement at the college, which is the primary focus of the Distinguished Service Award.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium and their name engraved on the Mario and Alma Pastega Faculty Excellence plaque in the Distinguished Staff Gallery in the Calapooia Center.

Selection Criteria
Outstanding nominee contributions should exemplify LBCC values of Opportunity, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Learning and Engagement in their daily work at LBCC. They could do so in areas such as:

  • Accomplishment of a project that made a significant impact or contribution to campus operations
  • Campus committee participation
  • Professional development through education and/or training
  • Community service
  • Positive influence on colleagues
  • Student advocacy

Nomination Process
Attach three letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters of recommendation must be submitted by classified staff. Candidates previously nominated, but not selected, are eligible to be re-nominated. Submit one individual name per nomination form. Nominations listing multiple recipients will not be considered.

About the LBCC Distinguished Staff Award
Established in 1980, the LBCC Distinguished Staff award is presented to an employee each year for their substantial contribution to the college. The awardee is recognized with a plaque that will be on display in the Calapooia Center Distinguished Staff gallery.

About the LBCC Pastega Excellence Awards
The LBCC Pastega Excellence Awards were established in 2001 by the Mario and Alma Pastega Foundation to honor LBCC faculty and classified staff for their outstanding contributions to the college.

 

 

Past Winners Lists

Pastega Award Recipients

Distinguished Staff Award Recipients