The Goodstein-Langer Award for Honors Advising

Dr. Lynn Goodstein & Dr. Peter Langer

Since 2017, a member of the Honors Program faculty or staff is awarded the distinction and recognition for outstanding advising. This honor is determined by nominations submitted by Honors students, providing them the opportunity to share their experience and the positive impact of the faculty or staff member they have nominated.

Award Description 

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to undergraduate advising by faculty or staff members to Honors Program students. Nominees for this distinction have significantly exceeded expectations by providing exceptional undergraduate advising experiences to Honors students. This fund was established by Dr. Lynn Goodstein and Dr. Peter Langer, who both have strong ties to UConn Honors. The late Lynn Goodstein served as the Associate Vice Provost and Director from 2002 to 2012, and her husband, Peter Langer is a graduate of the inaugural Honors Program Class of 1968.

Requirements for Nominations

  • The nominee must be a full-time faculty or staff member.*
  • The nominee exhibits excellence in advising Honors students.
  • The student submitting the nomination must be in the Honors Program.
  • The selected awardee will participate in-person at the Honors Medals Ceremony to be held on April 29, 2023.

*Teaching assistants and graduate assistants are not eligible for this award

Nomination Process

  • Applications for the 2023 The Goodstein-Langer Award for Honors Advising have closed. Thank you.

Selection Process

  • Nominations are reviewed by the selection committee; comprised of members of Honors Program leadership staff, faculty, and students.
  • Nominees will be notified of their nomination during the spring semester.
  • The Honors Program will confirm each nominee’s availability to attend the Honors Medals Ceremony.
  • Nominees will submit a current curriculum vitae.

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