February 7, 2018

Mortar Board now accepting nominations for annual awards

The Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board is now accepting nominations for its annual student, faculty and staff awards. Nominations will be accepted until 11:45 p.m. Feb. 16.

Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion

The Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion award is presented to continue and honor the legacy of Dean Helen B. Schleman, who served as dean of women from 1947 to 1968. The award is given to a deserving faculty member or administrator for his or her contributions to Purdue, especially in the promotion and advancement of women students and women’s issues.

A statement of achievements and curriculum vitae will be sufficient for nominations. Additional information and materials are encouraged but not required.

The selection criteria are:

* Has contributed significantly to the promotion and advancement of women for both students and women’s issues.

* Has served as a Purdue faculty member or administrator for at least five years.

* Has provided both leadership and service within and beyond the Purdue community.

* Lives by the principles of scholarship, leadership and service.

The 2018 Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion recipient will be presented with a gold medallion and monetary gift. The recipient will also be invited to serve as the keynote speaker at the annual Mortar Board Initiation Breakfast in April.

Nominations and applications for the Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion may be submitted at https://boilerlink.purdue.edu/submitter/form/start/158643.

Dean Betty Nelson Service Award

The Dean Betty Nelson Serve Award honors one Purdue student affiliated with a student organization and one student organization, both of which excel in community service in the Lafayette-West Lafayette area. Mortar Board seeks to recognize those who have been instrumental in the continuing success or initiation of service programs. The award consists of $500 to the student winner and $500 to the student organization.

Nominations and applications for the Dean Betty Nelson Service Award may be submitted at https://boilerlink.purdue.edu/submitter/form/start/158645.

Email questions and requests for more information to shah188@purdue.edu


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