Regents' Creative Activities Award: Call for Nominations
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is currently seeking nominations for the annual Nevada Regents’ Creative Activities Award, which includes a $5,000 stipend, a certificate, and a medal of recognition.
This award is presented annually to one NSHE faculty member with a distinguished record in creative activity. Faculty from all NSHE institutions (except DRI) are eligible; although this award is intended for individuals, groups who have made major advances through their collaborations may be recognized as well. Candidates must have 5 years of service in NSHE by the date of the nomination in order to be considered for the award.
Those submitting nominations must be NSHE employees or students. (Self nominations are not accepted.) A formal one-page nomination letter addressing the following should be submitted:
- The significance, volume, and quality of the candidate’s creative activity, described in such a way as to clarify the nominee’s activities for individuals from other disciplines.
- Clear evidence of the national or international stature of the candidate’s creative activity. This evidence should reflect recognized evaluation in the form of critically reviewed presentations, books, and other forms of recognition (e.g., invited presentations, juried exhibitions, performances, awards, or honors). A fuller listing of these should be provided in the nominee’s curriculum vitae.
- The nominee’s record of long-term creative activity.
Please note: If you intend to nominate a faculty member, please notify the nominee and submit the nomination letter to him/her. The nominee should compile all application materials, including the nomination letter, and submit them by the deadline.
The deadline for all materials is 5 p.m., Oct. 7, 2013. The nominee should compile all materials in pdf format for submission online. Materials that cannot be submitted online due to file size (e.g. music sc, videos, entire books) can be delivered to:
Mail Stop 4022
For additional information, please contact Dene Charlet at 895-2398.