The Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Award is given annually to recognize two East Carolina University graduate faculty members who exemplify outstanding commitments to academic, professional and personal development of graduate students through mentoring and advising.
One award for mentoring master's students and one award for mentoring
doctoral students is given each year. Each recipient receives $1,000
for professional expenses and is recognized during Research and Creative
Activity Week. The selection committee of faculty and graduate
students considers traditional, innovative, as well as unique ways in
which faculty members mentor graduate students.
selection committee considers evidence of success as an outstanding
mentor; guiding students in their intellectual growth; helping them
developing independent research interests; and fostering their
development of communication skills, interpersonal skills, research
skills and professional skills.
Please click here to view the ECU Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Awards announcement.
Please navigate below to read short bios on the recipients of this award.