Oregon Tech students deserve recognition for their achievements, dedication and service. Any Faculty, Administrator, Staff, or Student may submit a student award nomination letter. You may nominate multiple students for the same award or one student for several awards, and a student may nominate him or herself.
How to Nominate a Student
Meet with the student to inform him/her of your desire to complete a Student Award Nomination.
Letter of Nomination
Write a nomination letter. Indicate the student’s name and for which student award you are nominating the person. Clearly state how the student meets the student award criteria and why you are nominating the person for this award. Nomination is only considered for that specific award and not for others; however, you may nominate a student for more than one award with a separate nomination letter. Criteria for each award are available on this page, under Student Awards Criteria. Include a paragraph or sentence explaining how you know the person you are writing about and the nature of your relationship with them. Also include an evaluation of the student’s skills and accomplishments.
Nomination Letter Deadline: 5:00 pm on April 8, 2020 to Student Affairs: CU 217 (Klamath Falls) or submit via email.
Letter(s) of Recommendation
It is highly encouraged by the Student Awards Commission that the student seek at least one recommendation letter (no more than 5) from a student, staff, faculty, friend or community member. The letter should express their support for the student award nomination with a few points from the award criteria. Indicate the student’s name and for which student award you are in support of recommending the person for. Criteria for each award are available on this page, under Student Awards Criteria
. Include a paragraph or sentence explaining how you know the person you are writing about and the nature of your relationship with them.
The nominated student must complete the Student Biography form and submit this form before 5pm on April 22, 2020. This form is electronic and can be found by following this link: Student Biography Form
Recommendation Letter(s) & Student Biography Deadline: 5:00 pm on April 22, 2020 to Student Affairs: CU 217 (Klamath Falls) or submit via email.
The Student Awards Commission will meet in closed sessions to review the merits of each candidate. Students nominated for the Hiram M. Hunt Science Award or Student Achievement Award may be asked to present to the Student Awards Commission.
The awards will be presented at the Student & Alumni Awards Brunch on Friday, June 12, 2020. All student nominees and award recipients are invited to this event. If the student you nominated is an award recipient, you (or someone from your department) will be asked to briefly introduce the student to accept the award.
2019-20 Student Awards Commission
Erin Foley, Chair, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Holly Anderson, Associate Director of Campus Life
Josie Hudspeth, Associate Director of Campus Life
Hui-Yun Li, Natural Sciences, HAS
Dibyajyoti Deb, Mathematics, HAS
Kamal Gandhi, Natural Sciences, HAS
Alla Powers, Library
Irina Demeshko, Mechanical Engineering Technology, ETM
Randy Shih, Mechanical Engineering Technology, ETM
Darlene Swigart, Dental Hygiene, HAS
Sharon Beaudry, Management, ETM
Rachel Winters, Commission Secretary