Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Awards of Excellence (GSTA)

from the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS)....

Hello students,

This message comes from the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and we are inviting you to nominate your teaching assistants (TAs) for the Graduate Student TA (GSTA) Awards of excellence.

Students are eligible to nominate their outstanding TAs each term for the GSTA Award. Nominations are compiled and winners are selected following the Winter term. Award winners will receive a cash prize. More information about the GSTA awards can be found on the SOGS website (

Every nomination counts and will be kept confident. You may opt-in using the form to send your comments to your TA, which will be sent in Summer 2017.

Nomination takes five minutes to fill out. The deadline for Fall nominations is Dec. 22, 2016.

Direct link to the nomination form:

Please consider leaving thoughtful and detailed comments on the form because the selection process relies on the quality of feedback that we receive. The awards are sponsored by the Society of Graduate Students, PSAC 610 (the Graduate Teaching Assistants' Union), and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Thank you for taking the time to help us celebrate and promote great teaching at Western.


Leonardo Guizzetti, PhD
VP Academic
Society of Graduate Students