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Vision Awards

The School of Engineering Vision Awards recognize the innovation, creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and outstanding performance of our faculty and staff for their work as it relates to our School's values of community, innovation, excellence, and engagement and service.

Four Vision Awards are presented annually: Community, Innovation, Scholarship, and Engagement and Service.

Nomination Process

School of Engineering faculty and staff are eligible for the Vision Awards and may self-nominate or be nominated by a person within or outside of the School of Engineering. Members of the ALC are also eligible for these awards. To nominate, please complete the following process:

  1. Google online nomination form is available February 15 - March 31.
  2. The online nomination form must be submitted.
  3. A one- or two-page narrative must be uploaded with the nomination form.
  4. Optional letter(s) of support may also be uploaded with the online nomination form (no more than two).
  5. Narrative should specifically state the following: Name of the award for the nominee, detailed reasons for the nomination and evidence to support the nomination.
Vision Award Nomination Deadline March 31
Nominate for School of Engineering Vision Awards
Nomination Form (Google Doc)

Selection Process

  1. The Selection Committee includes associate deans and previous award winners. 
  2. Faculty and staff can receive a specific award no more than one time in a five-year span and can receive no more than two different awards in a three-year span.
  3. All full- and part-time faculty and staff (including adjuncts) in the SoE are eligible for these awards.
  4. The awards are presented during our fall faculty and staff meeting.
  5. The award recipients are recognized within Kettering Labs for one year by posting their photograph and citation in a common area in Kettering Labs. 

School of Engineering

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254