Texas Tech University

Davis College International Impact Award

Criteria: This award is to recognize a Davis College faculty member for excellence in international work in their field of study. The applicant's work in international research, teaching, leading study abroad experiences, international outreach, service and/or leadership to international boards or organizations, international honors (Fulbright, for example), promotion of international activities, and/or hosting international scholars will be considered. This award will be presented to no more than one recipient per academic year. Nominees must be current faculty members at TTU and have been a member of the faculty for a minimum of three years. Required documents for this award include a copy of the nominee's vita, a support document from the chair/department (maximum of one page). An individual may receive this award only one time. The college recognition will take place at the Davis College fall faculty retreat. The award will be accompanied by a cash gift and a plaque.

Nomination: Nominations received from departmental faculty through the Chairs.

Timeline: Nominations due to Davis College Administrative Council in May. Selections made in June.

Presentation: Davis College Awards Banquet in August.

Recent Winners:

  • 2021: Rosalyn Shim, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant & Soil Science
  • 2020: Amy Boren-Alpizar, Department of Agricultural Education & Communications
  • 2019: Venugopal Mendu, Department of Plant & Soil Science
  • 2018: David Lawver, Department of Agricultural Education & Communications
  • 2017: David Weindorf, Department of Plant & Soil Science