Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) Call For Nominations

35th Annual Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) Call For Nominations
Deadline: January 11, 2017

Each year the Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) is awarded to an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the American system of electronic media education by virtue of a singular achievement or continuing service for or in behalf of electronic media education.  The recipient be recognized at the BEA2017 Awards Ceremony held in Las Vegas, NV at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort on Sunday, April 23, 2017. BEA encourages those whose are nominated to attend the BEA2017 Annual Convention April 22 – 26, 2017.

You must be a 2016 or 2017 BEA individual, institutional or associate member in order to be eligible.

Criteria for nomination and selection for award:

  1. The person should have made a significant and lasting contribution to the American system of electronic media education by virtue of a singular achievement or continuing service for or in behalf of electronic media education.
  2. Materials may include contributions in research, pedagogy, curriculum development fundraising support, consulting service and participation in BEA and other media education and professional associations.

Please send a nominating letter to the DESA Committee Chair, Michael Bruce. Include your name and contact information, the nominee’s name, address, phone, position now held, and a description of the contribution(s) for which the candidate is nominated.

Nominations should include a detailed statement describing the nominee’s contributions to electronic media education plus a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae or professional resume.

Multiple nominations will carry no additional weight in the committee’s deliberations.

Please note: Materials can be mailed or sent electronically as a Word document or PDF.

Please send your nomination letter and support materials, by Wednesday, January 11, 2017 to:

Michael Bruce
Department of Telecommunication and Film
University of Alabama
Box 870152
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-8657 | mdbruce@ua.edu

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Click here to view past award recipients.