University College is proud to reward students, faculty, and staff that participate in First-Year Programs at Buffalo State. Consider nominating a professor or student for one of the awards below.
Outstanding Faculty/Staff Contribution to First-Year Student Success
This award will go to a faculty or staff member who demonstrates excellence in teaching and/or advising in First-Year Programs. The awardee will receive $500 for scholarship/research. The money can be used for travel expenses to a professional conference or for research materials.
Outstanding First-Year Student Scholarly or Creative Achievement
This award will go to a student who demonstrates superior academic accomplishments. The awardee will receive $250 per semester during his or her sophomore year for textbooks and supplies.
Outstanding First-Year Student Contribution to Campus Life
This award will go to a first-year student who demonstrates a significant contribution to a campus organization. The awardee will receive $250 per semester during his or her sophomore year for textbooks and supplies.