Academic Advising Awards

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Every year TWU's Academic Advising awards recognize outstanding advisors of undergraduate students.

All recipients are honored at the Advisor Awards Ceremony during our final Professional Development event in May every year.

Outstanding Academic Advisors:

  • Demonstrates a caring, helpful attitude toward students
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills
  • Provides accurate information regarding university academic requirements
  • Makes themselves available and accessible to students, faculty, and staff
  • Makes appropriate referrals when necessary
  • Participates in advisor development programs
  • Engages in practices that promote and support developmental advising
  • Has knowledge of Texas Woman's University regulations, policies and procedures

Award Categories

New Advisor of the Year

This award is presented to Advisors that:

  • Have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students
  • Spend at least 50% of their time on direct delivery of advising to undergraduate students
  • Have served as a professional advisor for a period of 3 or fewer years at TWU

Advisor of the Year

This award is presented to Advisors that:

  • Have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students
  • Spend at least 50% of their time on direct delivery of advising to undergraduate students
  • Have served as a professional advisor for at least 3 years (36 months) at TWU

Faculty Advisor of the Year

This award is presented to Advisors that:

  • Have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students
  • Are full-time faculty members at TWU who spend a portion of their time advising/mentoring undergraduate students

Student’s Choice

This award is presented to Advisors that:

  • Have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students
  • Are staff or faculty members at TWU who advise/mentor undergraduate students

Students can nominate an undergraduate advisor they feel possess these qualities.

Page last updated 11:46 AM, May 3, 2021