Each of the Ohio Wesleyan Religious Life Awards honors an individual who exemplifies a faithful witness to the ethical, spiritual, and missional values of Ohio Wesleyan, as delineated in the University Charter of 1842 and the Statement of Aims, as demonstrated in leadership both on campus and in the community, including church, synagogue, mosque, or other faith community affiliation.

Please take a moment to nominate a student and/or faculty or staff member who has demonstrated involvement worthy of the award or awards listed below. Anyone on campus or on the Board of Trustees is invited to submit nominations. Nominations should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018 to be considered by the award selection committee. For questions, please contact Sharon Hayes at 740-368-3083 or sehayes@owu.edu.

These institutional honors are presented each year at the Baccalaureate Service. The 2018 Baccalaureate Service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, in Gray Chapel. If you are not able to join us in person, we invite you attend Baccalaureate online via Stream OWU.

Senior Class Awards

Peace and Justice
The Chaplain James Leslie Award recognizes outstanding leadership in the promotion of peace and justice on the campus and in the community.

Interfaith and Intercultural
The Bliss and Mildred Wiant Award recognizes outstanding leadership in the promotion of interfaith and intercultural understanding on campus and in the community.

Christian Mission
The Bishop F. Gerald Ensley Award recognizes outstanding leadership in Christian missional activity on the campus and in the community.

Civic Arts
The President Arthur F. Flemming Award recognizes outstanding leadership in civic arts on the campus and in the community.

Servant Leadership
The Taban Blake Award recognizes outstanding servant leadership on the campus and in the community.

Catholic Leadership
The Cheryl McGinniss Award recognizes outstanding leadership in the Catholic community.

Jewish Leadership
The Rabbi Andi Berlin Award recognizes outstanding leadership in the Jewish community.

Faculty and Staff Awards

Faculty of the Year
The Bishop Francis Emner Kearns Award and the United Methodist Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award recognize outstanding faculty scholarship, service, and leadership, both within the classroom and in the community, which exemplifies the historic mission of Ohio Wesleyan to offer “a quality of scholarship, leadership, and service that enriches for Church and society.”

Employee of the Year
The Robert and Bette Meyer Award recognizes service and leadership that exemplifies the historic mission of Ohio Wesleyan to offer “a quality of scholarship, leadership, and service that enriches for Church and society.”

Nomination Form

Note: All fields are required.

Nominator Information

Name

Award(s)

Senior Class Awards
Faculty and Staff Awards

Nominee Information

Name

Please state how this person has demonstrated sustained commitment to the ideals of the award(s) for which you are nominating him or her: