Nominations Requested for BioE Graduate Student Leadership Award
The BioE Graduate Student Leadership Award was established to honor the memory of Christopher Ruffin and his exceptional contributions to the BioE Program. Chris began working at GT in 1994 and joined the bioengineering community in April 2001. As Academic Advisor in the BioE Program, Chris worked tirelessly to support the BioE students and faculty. This award recognizes a current graduate student for his or her superior contributions to the BioEngineering Program. The Leadership Award will be awarded to a student whose influence, ideals and activities throughout his/her time in the BioEngineering Program has left a long lasting and positive impression on the institution and has raised the standard of excellence for future BioEngineering classes. Examples of strong leadership qualities include activities such as peer mentoring, teaching, and service.
Nomination letters from students, faculty or staff describing the nominee’s contributions should be submitted to the Laura Paige in the BioE office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by COB April 18. Nominations will be evaluated by a selected group of BioE students and staff. This award also carries a monetary prize.