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Donald C. Burgett Distinguished Advisor Award

OFFICE MANAGING THE AWARD PROCESS: Counseling and Advising, Office of Academic Programs

DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: Late February

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Mid March

ELIGIBILITY: Nominees must be academic advisors of CALS undergraduates.

SPECIFICS: The Donald C. Burgett Distinguished Advisor Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate advising. A small stipend is attached to the award.

After 28 years of service, Donald C. Burgett retired as CALS’ Director of Student Services in September 1995. Don had an outstanding career working with and counseling students. He also coordinated the CALS faculty advising program, designed efficient and successful academic programs made academic programs work, skillfully handled the Academic Petitions Committee, and excelled in all other aspects of his position. The award is named in Don's honor. This award is considered prestigious by the faculty, because it is awarded by students.

PRESENTED AT: Dean's Awards Dinner

Previous Awardees of The Donald C. Burgett Distinguished Advisor Award Since 1995

1995

Thomas W. Scott, Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences

1996

Dale A. Grossman, Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics

1997

Brian O. Earle, Communication

1998

Gene A. German, Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics

1999

Margaret J. Hubbert, Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics

2000

Alice N. Pell, Animal Science

2001

Deborah H. Streeter, Applied Economics and Management

2002

Cindy van Es, Applied Economics and Management

2003

James A. Bartsch, Biological and Environmental Engineering

2004

W. Bruce Currie, Animal Science

2005

Toni M. Russo, Communication

2006

Debbie J. Cherney, Animal Science

2007

Debra J. Perosio, Applied Economics and Management

2008

Brian F. Chabot, Biology & Society

2009

Antonio DiTommaso, Crop and Soil Sciences

2010

Andrew M. Novakovic, Applied Economics and Management

2011

John E. Little, The Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

2012

Michael E. Van Amburgh, Animal Science

2013

Thomas G. Owens, Plant Biology

2014

Jerrie Gavalchin, Animal Science

2015

Alicia Orta-Ramirez, Food Science

2016 Linda Van Buskirk, Communication