Del Mar College Awards: Distinguished Faculty Award The Distinguished Faculty Award is granted to current or former Del Mar College faculty in recognition of significant achievement or specific meritorious service on behalf of the quality and advancement of the College. Faculty from across the College will be considered and need not be alumni to be eligible. The candidate should have a long history with the College and have made a significant impact on at least two generations of students. One award will be given annually. Criteria: How have the candidate's teaching, mentoring, and/or support of extracurricular activities contributed to the lives of students in the College community? Speak from your own experiences and those of friends and former colleagues. Access the Nomination Form here.