Nominate an Individual

How do I nominate someone?

  1. Complete the online nomination form.
  2. Include a copy of the nominee’s resume. If resume is not available, a biographical summary is required at the time of submission.
  3. Include supporting documentation of examples of distinctive accomplishments. Supporting documentation may include letters of nomination providing evidence of demonstrated leadership and contribution to public affairs and civic engagement and any involvement and/or development of events, activities or programs. Letters may elaborate and/or include personal experiences and/or knowledge of the nominee’s activities or accomplishments in social/public service.
  4. Letters of support are encouraged but not required.

Who can be nominated?

Nominees for this honor will be selected from among citizens with a connection to the state of Missouri.

It is recognized that public affairs is not restricted to politics, humanities or the social sciences, but that its presence is found in all areas that require critical thinking, participation and the willingness to work for the common good.

The recipients will exemplify support of public affairs and engaged citizenship. That support of public affairs may relate to the following:

  • The designated Missouri State University pillars of public affairs
  • The Missouri State University public affairs annual theme
  • Demonstration of active engagement with the community for a sustained period of time
  • Evidence of broad impact resulting from public and community service
  • Demonstration of how the recipient serves as a role model of public affairs and how she/he instills the public affairs mission in others

Elected public officials currently in office, members of the selection committee and Missouri State University Board of Governors members or their families cannot be nominated.

Nominations for 2015 were accepted through through July 1, 2014. Nominations for 2016 can be submitted below.

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Please use the following format: XXX-XXX-XXXX

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Include any involvement and/or development of events, activities or programs.

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