Nominations may come from the faculty member, their dean/supervisor, or other employees of the college or the VCCS.
The Rising Star Award of $500 is awarded annually to a member of the full-time teaching faculty who is in no more than his/her sixth year of continuous service as a full-time faculty member and must be in at least his/her third year of continuous faculty service at Germanna. The Rising Star category is intended to acknowledge faculty members showing extraordinary promise at the beginning of his or her academic career.
The recipient demonstrates:
- superior accomplishment in teaching, research, integration of knowledge, and service among the new faculty members at the college
*Selection criteria for this award are in line with the SCHEV Rising Star Award
The selected Germanna Rising Star will represent the college by submitting an application for the SCHEV Rising Star Award