The Outstanding Student Advocate Award 2018

Outstanding Student Advocate Award 2018

Please select the link above to download the form.

The Award

The Outstanding Student Advocate Award will be presented to an Ohio State student (undergraduate, graduate or professional) who has been an exemplary advocate for disability access and inclusion. Nominations may come from any student, faculty or staff member.

Eligibility

All full-time or part-time students at The Ohio State University are eligible to receive this award.

Award Criteria

The award recipient will be selected for the following kinds of contributions:

  • Significantly improving or enhancing the access or inclusion of individuals with disabilities, either on campus (preferred) or off campus.
  • Contributing to outstanding and sustained improvement in the services provided by the Office of Student Life Disability Services, or their department in respect to students with disabilities.

Nomination Deadline

The nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on March 26, 2018.

Nomination Forms are to be returned to:

Eddie Bowles
Disability Services
098 Baker Hall
113 W. 12th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210
bowles.104@osu.edu | fax: 614-292-4190

Nomination Process

Any student, faculty or staff can nominate a student for this award.

All nominations must include:

  1. A nomination form.
  2. A nomination statement (2 page maximum). You may also
    submit your nomination statement in the form of an audiotape.

The nominating statement should include specific examples of the contributions the nominee has made.

For more information call Eddie Bowles at 514-2800.

2018 Dick Maxwell Award

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Please click the link above to download the nomination form.

The Award
The Dick Maxwell Award will be presented to a staff or faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to a student with a disability or to the Office of Student Life Disability Services. The recipient will be presented with a special recognition at the Recognition Reception on April 6.

Eligibility
All full-time or part-time faculty and staff members at The Ohio State University are eligible to receive this award.

Award Criteria
The Award recipient will be selected for the following kinds of contributions:
• Significantly improving or enhancing the quality of the higher educational experience in ways that make a substantial difference for a student with a disability.
• Contributing to outstanding and sustained improvement in the services provided by the Office of Student Life Disability Services, or their  department in respect to students with disabilities.

Nomination Deadline
The nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on March 30, 2018. Nomination forms are to be returned to:
Eddie Bowles
Disability Services
098 Baker Hall
113. W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(Fax) 614/292-4190

Nomination Process
Any student, faculty or staff can nominate a person or department for this award.
All nominations must include:
1. A completed nomination form.
2. A nomination statement (2 pages maximum). You may also submit your nomination statement in the form of an audiotape.

The nominating statement should include specific examples of the contributions that the nominee has made.

Note-Taker Documentation

Securely upload your vendor setup form or other documentation via email with this link: Uploads.fcpmjjqyk2p0dc4d@u.box.com

If the hyperlink does not open a new email message on your computer then copy and paste the email address into the “To:” line of a new email message and be sure to attach your documents to the email. All email attachments will be securely sent to the Ohio State University Office of Student Life Disability Services.

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE DISABILITY SERVICES

Student Life Disability Services (SLDS) is committed to creating the extraordinary student experience at The Ohio State University and providing equal access to an educational experience through the provision of academic accommodations.

SIX MAIN SERVICE AREAS

* Exam Accommodations
* Alternative Media
* Sign Language Interpreting/Transcribing
* Assistive Technology
* Note Taking
* Disability Counseling and Advocacy

REGISTERING WITH DISABILITY SERVICES

Registration with Disability Services is strictly confidential and does not appear on transcripts. Students choose who they wish to tell about their disability status, and disclosure to instructors is only required when utilizing accommodations.

For information on how to register for services, please visit slds.osu.edu/register-with-disability-services.

WALK IN APPOINTMENTS

Counselors are available to answer questions regarding the registration process, services and other related concerns Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To speak with a counselor, stop by the Disability Services office or call the number below.

CONTACT INFORMATION

150 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-3307
VRS: 614-429-1334
Fax: 614-292-4190
Website: slds.osu.edu
Email: slds@osu.edu
Facebook: facebook.com/osu.slds
Twitter: @osu_ds