The Glenn A. Niemeyer Awards, named for the first Provost of Grand Valley State University, honor faculty and students who strive for excellence in all aspects of a well-rounded academic experience.
Faculty Awards Criteria
Faculty selected for the Niemeyer Award are honored for their excellence, enthusiasm and loyalty to teaching, scholarship and service. Recipients possess a superior student-centered approach to teaching with continued development of excellence in the classroom that instills in their students a love of learning. They create new knowledge and explore its applications through scholarly activity. Recipients also contribute their expertise and service to the University, professional organizations, and/or the community.
Student Awards Criteria
Students selected for the Niemeyer Awards are well-rounded individuals with demonstrated excellence in both the classroom and extra-curricular activities. Recipients excel in the classroom and demonstrate a joy of learning as part of a community of scholars. Along with intellectual achievements, recipients participate in activities outside the classroom that serve to enrich their lives and the lives of others.
Glenn A Niemeyer Awards Criteria
Nomination Form – Faculty Awards – Due November 1
Nomination Form – Student Awards – Due February 1
Glenn A. Niemeyer Awards Previous Recipients