We realize MOSS programs are a lot of fun, but did you realize that its people and programs are so distinguished? Read below to learn more!
Program Award 2015
Underwriter’s Laboratories Innovative Education Award
The UL Innovative Education Award is a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to invest in environmental and STEM education, sustainable communities, and youth empowerment. Award money increases the impact of existing innovative non-profit programs that use the Environment as a pathway to STEM Learning (E-STEM). Through the UL Innovative Education Award, UL invests in the critical work of non-profit organizations across the US and Canada that are leading the way to inspire a passion for STEM education in young people through a focus on the environment. The program, designed in collaboration with the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), empowers our next generation of leaders to connect with the natural world, develop science-based sustainability solutions for local communities, and nurture a capacity for social responsibility. Read the full press release.
Program Award 2014
Idaho Power's "Powering Tomorrow" Grant
MOSS is awarded Idaho Power's "Powering Tomorrow" grant. MOSS was one of thirty programs selected statewide for the award and only one of two programs selected to be featured in an Idaho Power commercial. Watch the Commercial
Karla Bradley Eitel 2014
Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award
The Excellence in Outreach and Engagement award is to be given to a University of Idaho faculty member for excellence in extending the university knowledge base through collaboration with communities or groups that demonstrate a mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.
Lee Vierling 2014
Presidential Mid-Career Award
This award was established in 2011-12 to acknowledge achievements made by gifted faculty usually during the middle of their career, who have demonstrated a commitment to outstanding scholarship, teaching, and engagement.
Program Award 2013
W.K Kellogg Engagement Scholarship Award
Recognition of the outreach and engagement partnership efforts of four-year public universities is the goal of the C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Award and the Engagement Scholarship/W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Award, sponsored by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). MOSS was selected a regional engagement Scholarship winner and finalist for the C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award. This is the highest honor bestowed upon American universities for their outreach and engagement efforts.
Karla Bradley Eitel 2011
Outstanding Continuing Education and Service
This award recognizes full-time faculty, students, or staff of the College of Natural Resources for conceiving and/or staging outstanding educational events during the two previous years. Karla's nine years of service at MOSS which has served nearly 15,000 Idaho K-12 students and their teachers clearly makes her very deserving of this recognition.
Program Award 2012
J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation ID21 Award Grand Prize Winner
The ID21 Awards were designed to discover and reward Idaho’s most creative and innovative learning programs. MOSS was chosen a grand prize winner in the category "challenging traditional education with creativity and innovation". Idahoans were invited to nominate schools, non-profits, government entities and other 501c3 organizations for the award. One hundred sixty-seven programs from across the state were nominated. Nominees were invited to fill out and submit a detailed application by August 1. Of the 167 nominees, 120 completed the application. An independent judge chose the 24 finalists. Six grand prize winners were chosen from the finalists.
Program Award 2008
Outstanding Achievement Award, Idaho Environmental Summit (IES)
The Idaho Environmental Summit is dedicated to strengthening the spirit of Idaho to achieve a healthy environment through communication, education and action.
Greg Fizzell 2008
University of Idaho College Of Natural Resources Celebrating Natural Resources Award
College of Natural Resources award recognizing distinguished alumni that have used their degree to bring diverse disciplines and interests together to achieve common goals.