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Kringle the Cat Distinguished Teaching Award

Description:
Those attributes which pertain to exemplary teaching are: knowledge of subject matter, organization of material; classroom performance; relationship with students; advising, counseling and recruiting students; contributions to teaching other than in the classroom; professional attitude; personal qualities.

Eligibility:
Any full-time faculty member of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences is eligible to receive the award.

Nomination Deadline:
March 1

Nominations:
Alumni, students, or employees of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences may make a nomination. The nomination will be forwarded to the Dean's office accompanied by a minimum of documenting evidence, which will include:

  • A statement concerning nominee's special contributions to the teaching profession.
  • A statement attesting to why the teacher should be considered for the award and what makes the person's teaching effort noteworthy at the time the award is to be presented.
  • A supporting statement from the nominee's immediate supervisor.
  • One letter of support from students, which may include the signatures of multiple students.

Recipient will receive:
A medal and cash award


Mail letters of nomination to:
Awards Committee c/o
Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3AG
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003

On-campus address:
Gerald Thomas Hall
Room 220
MSC 3AG

Email:
Typed nomination letters may be sent to The Dean's Office.


Past winners:

  • 2014 Gaylene Fasenko*
  • 2013 Ian Ray
  • 2012 Wanda Eastman
  • 2011 April Ulery
  • 2010 Marcel Montanez
  • 2009 Geno Picchioni
  • 2008 Jay Lillywhite
  • 2007 Raul Valdez
  • 2006 Lisa McKee
  • 2005 Tim Ross
  • 2004 William Lindemann
  • 2003 David C. Thompson
  • 2002 Rolston St. Hilaire
  • 2001 Jack Thomas
  • 2000 Esther Devall
  • 1999 Curtis Monger
  • 1998 Cynda Clary
  • 1997 Craig M. Liddell
  • 1996 Merrilyn Cummings
  • 1995 James Fisher
  • 1994 Norman Lownds
  • 1993 Roselyn Smitley
  • 1993 Garrey Carruthers**
  • 1992 Priscilla CBloomquist
  • 1991 V. W. Howard
  • 1990 Donald L. Lindsey
  • 1989 Cliff G. Currier
  • 1988 Reldon F. Beck
  • 1987 Cathleen Love
  • 1986 Joe B. Armstrong
  • 1985 Bruce A. Buchanan
  • 1984 Lowell B. Catlett
  • 1983 Paul R. Vaughn
  • 1982 James W. Dean
  • 1981 Martin J. Blake
  • 1980 Dennis Hallford
  • 1979 Elizabeth Wichert
  • 1978 Donald J. Cotter
  • 1977 Joe D. Wallace
  • 1976 Leon A. Wagley
  • 1975 Jack L. Ruttle
  • 1974 L. C. Dalton
  • 1973 L. Neil Burcham
  • 1972 Berneita Hendrix
  • 1971 Rex. D. Pieper
  • 1970 William J. Vastine
  • 1969 Boyce C. Williams
  • 1968 Elsie D. Matheiu
  • 1967 Gerald M. Burke
  • 1966 John E. Wood
  • 1965 Clarence E. Watson
  • 1961 Lewis A. Holland

*Indicates current recipient

**honoris causa