Kate Gleason College of Engineering Departmental Academy Award Nomination Form

Description & Eligibility

The Departmental Academy Award recognizes individuals who personify the mission of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering as real-world problem solvers. Outstanding department alumni and industry partners are chosen annually to represent each of the seven departments housed under the college. Through outstanding achievements and civic, cultural, and charitable contributions, these individuals bring honor to the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, their respective department, RIT, and the over 16,000 alumni the college represents. Ideal candidates have made a significant impact on their field and/or contributed to the success of their respective department over the course of the last calendar year.

Nomination Procedure

All nominations must be submitted via this official nomination form. The deadline to submit is Friday, December 10, 2021. Incomplete nominations will not be considered by the awards committee. Nominees not selected will remain in the selection pool for one additional year. After this time, their nomination will have to be updated and resubmitted by anyone still wishing to nominate this person for this award.

Award Presentation Ceremony

The award presentation will be made at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering awards ceremony held at the conclusion of our annual Engineer’s Week program on Thursday, February 10, 2022.

Nomination Form

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Describe briefly how this alumnus nominee exemplifies the KGCOE’s vison of meeting immediate and future needs of industry, applying research to address significant engineering challenges, and/or accelerating economic growth.
Describe briefly how this alumnus/a has distinguished themself beyond others through outstanding service to RIT or important contributions to their profession or community.
Please include such details as business/professional accomplishments; community/professional affiliations; awards, honors, or decorations; publications; volunteer service to RIT or other organizations.