Wisner award to highlight campus ceremony

The 2011 Campus Awards Ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. May 3 in Berger Hall, and for the first time will feature the Ron Wisner Human Spirit and Leadership Award.

The annual spring ceremony honors members of the UCCS community for their contributions and work during the past year. The Ron Wisner award to an outstanding student leader is new to this year’s event and will honor the memory of Ron Wisner, dean of students from 1979 to 2003.

Remembered for his patience and humor, Wisner died May 21, 2010 from injuries suffered in a bicycle accident. The award named for him commemorates his strong belief in the positive aspects of human beings and young people in particular.

The featured awards follow. Winners will be announced at a later date.

  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Outstanding Instructor Award
  • Outstanding Staff Award
  • Special Chancellor’s Awards
  • Chancellor’s Award
  • Alumni and Friends Award
  • Campus Sustainability Award
  • Ron Wisner Human Spirit and Leadership Award
  • Student Achievement Award
  • Student Employee of the Year Award
  • Thomas F. McLaughlin Awards

A reception follows the awards ceremony. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.

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