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Deadline Extended for Nominations for Algernon Sydney Sullivan Faculty & Staff Award
Durham, NC - The nomination period for the prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan award for staff, faculty member or graduate/professional student has been extended until March 16.
The award is presented annually in April to a Duke graduating senior and to a Duke faculty member, staff or graduate/professional student in May. The graduating senior award deadline has already passed and no more nominations are being accepted.
The New York Southern Society established the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards in 1925 in memory of Mr. Sullivan, a southerner who became a prominent lawyer, businessman and philanthropist in New York in the late 19th century. The award seeks to perpetuate the excellence of character and humanitarian service of Sullivan by recognizing and honoring in others such qualities as:
- Recognition of Selflessness
- Generosity of Service
- Nobility of Character
- Person of Integrity
- Depth of Spirituality
To recommend a member of the Duke community for either category, please submit a letter of nomination in which you describe and evaluate your candidate's "characteristics of heart, mind, and conduct as evidence of a spirit of love and helpfulness to other men and women." Give specific examples of how this individual's actions have directly affected the lives of others.
Please forward faculty/staff/graduate student nominations to Sam Miglarese, Office of Community Affairs, Box 90433 or by email to email@example.com.
Please forward Duke Undergraduate (seniors only) nominations to Domonique Redmond, Duke Community Service Center, Box 90827 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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