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Hello CenCal!

The CenCal Professional Development Seminar (PDS) Planning Committee aims to recognize our outstanding leaders within our CENCAL chapter. Please review the awards for the upcoming 2022 CenCal PDS and consider nominating a colleague/staff!

Nominations deadline: September 13, 2022.

Nomination Link: Here

Below are the descriptions for each of the five (5) individual awards. Please consider the following characteristics when nominating an individual for each award:

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Number of years serving TRIO programs
  • Has served as an inspiration and/or as a mentor for other TRIO staff
  • The “go-to” person for expert advice, guidance, and leadership support.


TRIO ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • An individual that has increased TRIO awareness amongst their Institution and the Community at large.
  • Someone that has taken the meaning and importance of TRIO beyond his/her job and responsibilities.

STAFF MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • The “go-to” person for support
  • This individual is willing to take on extra responsibilities to assure completion of the program’s activities or events.
  • The person who makes others feel welcomed, comfortable, and serves as a resource.

CENCAL CHAPTER FRIEND OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • An individual, outside of your chapter, who has supported, and contributed to our chapter’s mission and objectives.
  • An individual who has donated time to serve as guest speakers and mentors.
  • An individual who has provided resources and opportunities to our students and staff.

CENCAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Highest Award recognition to an individual that is continuously on board and participates in CenCal events and activities, is always involved, and strives to support and contribute to the CenCal Chapter

DEADLINE: September 13th, 2022.



If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Ger Xiong, PDS Awards Committee Chair at gerxiong@csufresno.edu.

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