This award is made in recognition of Professor Smith's outstanding all-around service to the Department and willingness to reach out to students, as illustrated by his running the annual Beach Egg Toss. The list of things he volunteers for is long. He is the faculty advisor for Mu Sigma Rho, the Department's Library liaison and a University Safety Committee member. He participates every year in the University's International Day festivities. He has designed and arranged for the production of "Happy Face Math" t-shirts that are enjoyed by faculty and students. He brings dessert items to the department kitchen to share with others, and, of course he is renowned for sharing toys just to brighten peoples days a little bit.