Maxine Swanson Award 2015

Sponsored by the Women's Commission

This annual award is presented to an individual who has provided leadership in support of the rights of women at Grand Valley State University. The Maxine Swanson Award will be presented at the annual Women's Commission Celebrating Women Awards Ceremony.

Nominations are encouraged from all employment groups at Grand Valley. The nomination and selection process is confidential. Please do not notify the candidate of your decision to nominate him or her. Any member of the Grand Valley community may be nominated for this award, and will be judged in part on these qualifications:

  • A person who has contributed to an environment that supports the rights of all women at Grand Valley State University.
  • A person who is committed to working in partnership with the University on the development of policies that remove barriers which impede women's learning, professional growth, creativity, employment, and society.
  • A person who seeks to create opportunities for interaction among all women on campus.

This list is not intended to be inclusive, but rather to give some measure of excellence. The nominee need not excel in all areas. The contribution can be in the recent past or over a longer period of time.

Nominations are open now

Nominations are due by 5pm Friday, February 20