Davis Faculty Association

Nash Dinner

As many of you are aware, the DFA is one of the organizations that supports the Charles P. Nash Prize, which is funded by the campus community and Charlie’s family and friends.  Its goal is to acknowledge achievement in and commitment to promoting shared governance in keeping with Charlie Nash’s exceptional efforts in promoting and advocating for faculty interests and welfare.  This year’s prize will go to Howard Day.  Professor Day is honored for his service related the Academic Senate Special Committee on Academic Personnel Process Reform (SCPPR) and its role in improving the personnel review process at a time when it was essential that changes be made. He has also played an important role in the Campus Mediation Program. Further, under Professor Day’s leadership, the campus launched a new Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences to meet a critical need of the state of California for well-prepared high school science teachers.  He also currently directs the Math and Sciences Teaching Program (MAST), the UC Davis contribution to the University of California Science and Mathematics Initiative.

This is a reminder that if you can, join us on Tuesday evening, May 10th, 2011 for the 4th Annual Charles P. Nash Prize celebration dinner, there is still an oportunity. The event is Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at the AGR Room in the Alumni Center.  The reception starts at 6:00 PM and the dinner at 6:30 PM.  The cost is $35.00 per person for dinner, paid in advance.  If you can come, please make your reservations no later than Thursday by contacting Edwin Arevalo (emarevalo@ucdavis.edu), 402 Mrak Hall (Phone: 530 754 7468).  There will be a chicken entrée and a vegetarian entree.

If you would like to invest in Charlie’s principles and community, please add your support for this Prize with an endowment check made payable to the UC Davis Foundation, with a notation “For the Charles P. Nash Prize,” and send the check to: UC Davis Foundation – Charles P. Nash Prize, 1480 Drew Avenue, Davis, CA 95618 Attention: Melissa Ivanusich.

This is an important service event and award.  Please consider participating, if you can.

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