Outstanding women awards deadline extended

February 26, 2014

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Outstanding Women Awards Program, sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of Women.

Nomination packets are due March 4.

These awards recognize women who are advocates for the well being, development and advancement of all women on Mississippi State University campuses and the surrounding communities through academic, civic or faith-based programs, organizations or events.

Nominations will be accepted for the following categories:

* Faculty

* Professional Staff (non-faculty)

* Support Staff

* Graduate Student

* Community

MSU faculty, staff and students are invited to nominate campus and community women for the awards using the nomination form available at www.committees.msstate.edu/pcsw/forms.php on the PCSW website and submitting two letters of recommendation. The completed application packet can be e-mailed to dgh27@msstate.edu or sent to Delores Hudson at 244 Magruder Street, Mail Stop 9726, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

Award recipients will receive a plaque, a $1,000 award, and will be honored at a public reception on April 8. Past award recipients are ineligible to be nominated again.

For additional information, please contact Hudson at dgh27@msstate.edu or 662-325-6316.