University Wide Awards

      Categories and Nomination Process

      a. Expository Essays short analytical or persuasive papers
      b. Research Papers quantitative or qualitative research papers, literature reviews
      c. Creative Writing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, multi-genre pieces
      d. Journalistic Writing newspaper articles, television or radio copy, investigative reporting, editorials
      e. Essay Exams In-class or take-home exams
      f. Scientific or Technical Writing field reports, lab reports, manuals
      g. Professional Writing case studies, lesson plans, business plans, grant proposals, resume or vita cover letters

      h. Reviews or Personal Response Papers

      book, theatre or art exhibit reviews

      i. Marketing Communications

      ads, press releases, direct-marketing pieces

      j. Freshman Writing

      Any writing listed above and written by a freshman
      k. Other  

      For each nomination, we ask instructors to submit a:

      1. "Clean" hard copy of the paper, essay or written assignment and an electronic copy (in word format).
      2. Completed award nomination form in hard copy and electronic copy (includes a signed release from the student allowing the paper to be submitted for the awards) to by March 1, 2014.


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