The Redbud Awards are a long standing tradition at Texas Woman's University. The ceremony was established to recognize the students, faculty, and staff for their exemplary performance throughout the academic year. The T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences- Dallas Center hosted their first Redbud Awards ceremony in the Spring of 2011. This ceremony is unique in that it solely recognizes students, faculty, and staff from this campus.
For a list of 2013 Redbud award nominees, click here
For a list of previous Redbud award nominees and winners:
Outstanding Student Leader
This category recognizes students who demonstrate leadership inside and outside of the classroom by their participation and demonstrated leadership in student groups, professional organizations, and community service. Students nominated must have demonstrated significant leadership within the given academic year. An Outstanding Student Leader from each academic progrm on the Dallas Campus (where three or more student have been nominated) will be selected from this group of nominees.
This category recognizes faculty and instructors who are "champions" of student leadership development through mentoring, advising student groups, and encouraging participation in professional organizations and community service. One teacher (full or part time faculty, adjunct faculty, or instructor) from each program represented on the Dallas Campus (where three or more have been nominated) will be selected from this group of nominees.
Staff Unsung Hero
This category recognizes a staff member in any department on the Dallas Campus who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support students and create a sense of community among students, faculty, and staff on campus. When choosing a particular staff member, we will consider those who consistently perform beyond expectations in their demonstrated leadership and service within, as well as their contributions to the TWU--Dallas community during this current academic year. One staff member will be selected from this group of nominees
How does the selection process work?
After nominations are received, the nominees are contacted and asked to complete a bio form and fill in additional details about themselves. A committee of students, faculty, and staff representative of the Dallas Campus is assembled to review the nominations and bio forms. Committee members score nominees using a rubric and then rank them. Committee members will not see the names of the nominees, and will be asked to review nominations from outside their own department. A non-voting committee member is assigned to the task of compiling scores and rankings to determine the finalist in each category and/or department. Only after all scoring is complete are the finalists matched to their bio information to determine who in each category and/or department is selected. The finalists (Redbud Award Recepients) are not announced until the awards ceremony.
February 25th: Nominations are Due
March 4th: Nominations are Announced to Campus
March 15th: Bio/Information Sheets from Nominees are Due
March 20th: Nomination packets are submitted to Review Committee
April 4th: Review Committee returns packets
April 5th: Results are Tallied and Final Selections
April 12th: Certificates and Plaques are Ordered
April 22nd: 3rd Annual Redbud Awards (5:30pm, Rm 1010-Auditorium)
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