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The Enhancing the Student Experience Award

The Enhancing the Student Experience Award recognizes a staff member whose role does not involve teaching, but who nonetheless directly and significantly contributes to the student development experience through student-focused initiatives. Nominees are those who interact enthusiastically and effectively with students using opportunities productively to promote learning and growth. Exemplifies extraordinary efforts to increase student success, and is presented to an individual who demonstrates the most outstanding achievements in providing inspiration and innovation in enhancing the student experience.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Serves as a role model, coach, friend or advisor that students seek for help and support in personal and professional development, and assists students above and beyond in navigating college life skills
  • Makes outstanding contributions to student learning, by demonstrating exemplary initiative in offering students a personally and/or intellectually rewarding co-curricular and/or applied learning experience
  • Helps involve students in University life beyond the classroom such that students feel like valued members of the Tarleton community
  • Contributes to the support of students academic, personal, social and cultural needs
  • Creates or supports an inclusive student environment that embraces diversity and equality
  • Supports the University’s core values (Tradition, Civility, Integrity, Excellence, Service and Leadership) in efforts to help Tarleton become the premier student-centered institution of higher learning in Texas.