Advising Awards

Advising Awards have concluded for the '17-'18 academic year. Please check back in Spring 2019 for next year's information.

 

// Nominate

The Advising Programs Office, the Freshman Dean’s Office, the Office of Student Life, and the Undergraduate Council invite your nominations for this year’s Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising, Levenson Prize, Marquand Award, Dingman Teaching and Advising Awards, Student Outreach Award, and Rich Losick and Dan Kahne Award for Financial Accessibility. You may nominate an advisor, TF, or professor.

Nominate a Recipient

Nominations due by February 14 at 11:59 PM EST.

A single nominee may be nominated for multiple prizes using just one form. To nominate multiple persons for awards, you will need to complete one form for each person.

 

// Awards Ceremony

Winners for the 2017-2018 school year were announced at an award ceremony on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm. in the SOCH Event Hall. Check back soon for the 2018-2019 school year advising awards!

 

// Award Description

STAR FAMILY PRIZES FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADVISING

The Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising were established by James A. Star (AB 1993) to recognize and reward individuals who contribute to the College through their exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students. Prizes are awarded to 3 advisors in each of the categories of Freshman Advising, Sophomore Advising, Concentration Advising and Faculty Advising.

JOSEPH R. LEVENSON MEMORIAL TEACHING PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING

The Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching is awarded annually to Senior and Junior faculty as well as Teaching fellows for excellent and outstanding teaching.

JOHN R. MARQUAND AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL ADVISING AND COUNSELING OF HARVARD STUDENTS

The John R. Marquand Award for Exceptional Advising and Counseling of Harvard Students is named after legendary Senior Tutor of Dudley House John R. Marquand, to, in the words of the award’s donors, remember his “devoted service to the students of Harvard College, to perpetuate his good work and to enhance Harvard’s ability to recognize those who contribute to the undergraduate experience.” The prize shall be “awarded to a staff or faculty member who contributes to the quality of undergraduate life and education…[with a] focus on each candidate’s skill and generosity in advising,counseling, and helping students.”

THOMAS A. DINGMAN FRESHMAN ADVISING PRIZE

The Thomas A. Dingman Freshman Advising Prize commemorates Dean of Freshmen Thomas Dingman by awarding a PAF (peer-advising fellow) who has given remarkable advising or guidance to freshmen.

STUDENT OUTREACH AWARD

The Student Outreach Award recognizes senior and junior faculty who have shown exceptional dedication to the development of transformative relationships with students in and out of the classroom. 

RICH LOSICK AND DAN KAHNE AWARD FOR FINANCIAL ACCESSIBILITY

The Rich Losick and Dan Kahne Award for Financial Accessibility recognizes Senior and Junior faculty who have supported the academic endeavors of students by minimizing course material costs, improving access to course materials, and limiting economic barriers to class participation.