Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Awards
The Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Award honors one faculty member and one staff member for their dedication to mentoring students, faculty, or staff. Texas State University named this award in honor of Dr. Muir, the former dean of the College of Science and Engineering, to recognize her strong commitment to mentoring as a way to ensure the success of students, faculty, and staff. Each honoree is recognized at a luncheon and receives $2,500.
- Critical support that assists the mentee(s) in functioning effectively in the organization.
- Sustained commitment to a professional relationship with an individual or individuals that results in career growth or the personal development of mentee(s)
- Behavior, attitudes, and/or skills that aid mentee(s) in achieving competence, confidence, and professional standing.
Thank you for your submissions to the Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Awards. Stay tuned as we'll be announcing the faculty and staff winners soon!
Nomination Packet Requirements (up to 15 pages)
- a letter of nomination and support, which should include reasons for the nomination and the period during which the mentoring occurred
- a brief personal sketch/biography that describes the nominee’s mentoring activities and impact of those activities
- up to four additional letters of support from colleagues, co-workers, or students
Review UPPS 04.04.36, The Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Awards for more information about the nomination process.
Eric Algoe, Executive Vice President for Operations and Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Debbie Thorne, Senior Vice Provost
Judy Herington, Talent Development & Communications Representative, Human Resources
Thank you for your participation in this initiative to honor Dr. Muir’s memory and to recognize the importance of mentoring as a part of our university community.
Past Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Award Recipients
|Fred Blevens (M)
|Dennis Elam (M)
|Jaime Chahin (M)
|Byron Augustin (M)
|Kenneth Margerison (M)
|Jesse Silva (M)
|Janet Riola Hale
|Cheryl McWilliams Lee
|Curt Shafer (M)
|Rodney Rohde (M)
|Keylan Morgan (M)
|Harvey Ginsburg (M)
|Bahram Asiabanpour (M)