United Federation Starfleet Academy Recognition Program

Original by

Fleet Admiral Mike Calhoun

Brigadier General MilesPrower Dagger

Reviewed and amended by:

Fleet Admiral Mike Calhoun

Commodore Rosine Heinkel

Published by

United Federation Starfleet Command

Editor

Fleet Admiral Mike Calhoun

Brigadier General MilesPrower Dagger

Intended Audience:

All current and future UFS  Academy Staff & Members

Reviewing Authority

United Federation Starfleet Command

Revision History

First Edition: July 2013

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Contents

Introduction

Goal of the UFSA Staff Recognition Program

Duties of the UFSA Staff Recognition Office

Eligibility for a Faculty Award

Eligibility for a Student Award

Section 1. Yearly Awards

Introduction

1.1. Distinguished Teaching Award  (Academy Instructor of the Year )

1.2. School Director of the Year

1.3. Dean of the Year

1.4. College of the Year

1.5. School of the Year

1.6. Class Developer of the Year

Section 2. Superintendent's discretion

Introduction

2.1. UFSA Award for Academic Distinction

2.2. UFSA Superintendent's Award

2.3. UFSA Excellence Ribbon

2.4. UFSA “College” Name Award

2.5. UFSA Achievement Ribbon

Section 3.Students Awards

3.1. Boothby Award

3.2. Red Squad

3.3. Gold Squad

3.4. Academy Graduation Ribbon

3.5. Starfleet Academy Valedictorian

3.6. Starfleet Academy Salutatorian

Section 4.Academy Staff Badges

4.1. UF Starfleet Academy Instructor Badges

Introduction

The UFS Academy Recognition Program is created for UFSA Faculty and Students. These are awarded on an annual basis for the calendar year starting in January and ending in December.

Goal of the UFSA Staff Recognition Program

The United Federation Starfleet Academy is one of the cornerstones of the UFS organization. In order to continue to provide the excellent service that all UFS members can enjoy, the Academy Command Staff counts on those members who spend their free time making sure the academy functions as intended.

To recognize our dedicated and active staff, we have created a series of awards.

Duties of the UFSA Staff Recognition Office

Eligibility for a Faculty Award

To be eligible for a faculty award, the following requirements must be met:

Eligibility for a Student Award

To be eligible for a student award, the following requirements must be met:

Section 1. Annual Awards

Introduction

These awards are handed out once per year by the UFSA Superintendent.

1.1. Distinguished Teaching Award  (Academy Instructor of the Year)

This award is to recognize one Instructor per year who has consistently made themselves available to the students and other Academy staff. They are dedicated to teaching, supporting other instructors, providing guidance to students, and going above and beyond the call of duty.

1.2. Dean of the Year

This award is to recognize one College Dean per year who has consistently shown a dedication to duty, ensuring the classes in their college are updated, working with School Directors to ensure all existing classes are being made available, and additional classes are being added while ensuring the highest quality materials are presented. They are dedicated to working with others, including class authors, instructors, and Branch division personnel, and going above and beyond the call of duty.

1.3. School Director of the Year

This award is to recognize one School Director per year who has consistently shown a dedication to duty, ensuring the classes in their school are updated, working with Instructors to ensure all existing classes are being made available, and additional classes are being added while ensuring the highest quality materials are presented. They are dedicated to UFS Academy and going above and beyond the call of duty.

1.4. College of the Year

This award is to recognize the team of individuals who have shown a dedication to their College through ensuring all of the classes are made available to students, making sure quality classes are added to their listing and making themselves available to the students and other Academy staff. They are dedicated to supporting their instructors, providing guidance to students, and going above and beyond the call of duty.

1.5. School of the Year

This award is to recognize the team of individuals who have shown a dedication to their School through ensuring all of the classes are made available to students, making sure quality classes are added to their listing and making themselves available to the students and other Academy staff. They are dedicated to supporting their instructors, providing guidance to students, and going above and beyond the call of duty.

1.6. Class Developer of the Year

This award is to recognize the efforts of one Class Author per year who has shown a dedication to the creation of classes, ensuring the highest quality, performing the needed research, and going above and beyond to ensure their classes are made available to UFS members.

Section 2. Superintendent's discretion

Introduction

These awards are handed out at the Superintendent’s discretion....This means that at any time the Superintendent can hand out these awards.....usually they are handed out at the end of the Year with the rest of the awards or at the end of the month cycle

2.1. UFSA Award for Academic Distinction - Monthly

For those who have greatly aided in upholding the Academic Integrity of the Academy. These individuals either create classes, or aid in the correction of current classes, making sure that what we teach our cadets is the correct information.

UFSA Award for Academic Distinction

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: dedication to duty
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: Medium honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

2.2. UFSA Superintendent's Award - Monthly

For those who have gone above and beyond the call of their duties to help the Academy, working either behind the scenes with Curriculum Development, or at the front as a highly active Dean or Instructor. These individuals have sacrificed their free time and energy to help advance the needs and goals of the Academy.

UFSA SuperIntendants Awards

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: exceptional performance in UFSA
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: Top honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

2.3. UFSA Excellence Ribbon - Monthly

For academy personnel who impact the careers of cadets and their peers in a positive way. These individuals are always willing to help and assist when needed, teach classes, and in every way exemplify what the academy should stand for, helping others.

UFSA Excellence Ribbon

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: dedication to duty
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: Medium honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

2.4. UFSA “College” Name Award - Monthly

Presented to those who have greatly contributed to a certain College through  class writing, organization, or teaching. (This will be accommodated for each college through Color and Name. I.e. if someone from science receives the award is blue and named UFSA Science Award)

UFSA "College" Award

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Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: great contributions towards UFSA
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: lower honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

2.5. UFSA Achievement Ribbon - Yearly

For those instructors who have dedicated themselves to the academy, teaching, assisting, and going above and beyond the call of duty as needed.This is an annual award for those who have shown prolonged dedication to UFSA

UFSA Achievement Ribbon

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: dedication to duty
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: Medium honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

Section 3.Students Awards - Monthly

3.1. Boothby Award

Boothby Award

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: UF Starfleet Members
  • Awarded For: excellence in academy periods
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: lower honor
  • Period: at the UFSA Command's discretion

3.2. Red Squad - Yearly

Top students per college, recognized once a year (1 student per year per college).

Each Course Professor, once a year, will submit their Top Students to his/her Dean with the reason as to why this person is selected as a Top Student. Once the dean of that college receives all nominations, he/she will pick one person who will be the  winner of the Red Squad Award of that College for that year.

3.3. Gold Squad - Yearly

Same as Red Squad BUT for minors (under 18)

Top students per college, recognized once a year (1 student per year per college).

Each Course Professor, once a year, will submit their Top Students to his/her Dean with the reason as to why this person is selected as a Top Student. Once the dean of that college receives all nominations, he/she will pick one person who will be the  winner of the Red Squad Award of that College for that year.

3.4. Academy Graduation Ribbon

UFSA Graduation Ribbon

Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy

  • Award Type: Ribbon
  • Eligibility: Graduation Recipients
  • Awarded For: Presented to UFS Personnel upon completion of Graduation from the Academy
  • Status: Active
  • Honor: Service Award
  • Period: After Graduation from UFS Academy

3.5. Starfleet Academy Valedictorian - Yearly

Top student of the whole UFSA during the year.

3.6. Starfleet Academy Salutatorian - Yearly

2nd top student of the whole UFSA during the year.

Section 4.Academy Staff Badges

4.1. UF Starfleet Academy Instructor Badges

Awarded to UF Starfleet Academy Instructors and Cadet Training Officers

Badges and ribbons can ONLY be worn after you leave your post IF you used the correct form to step down from your position. If you simply leave without filing your resignation from said position you lose the right to wear the ribbon and/or badge

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Apprentice Instructor

Junior Instructor

Academy Apprentice ribbon.jpg

Junior Instructor ribbon.jpg

Senior Instructor Bronze

Senior Instructor Silver

Senior Instructor Gold

Master Instructor Bronze

Master Instructor Silver

Master Instructor Gold

Grand Master Instructor Bronze

Grand Master Instructor Silver

Grand Master Instructor Gold