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Nominations for 2014 Staff Awards

Staff Senate is currently seeking nominations for the awards to be presented during its 2014 Staff Recognition Day.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 3.  Nomination forms for each award can be found here

All award winners will be honored at Staff Recognition Day, Wednesday, April 16, at the Crane-Hill dining hall.

Staff Senate is proud of the quality of work being done by UW staff members.  We encourage both supervisors and colleagues to show outstanding staff members that you value their work by nominating a deserving staff member today! 

Award categories are as follows:

  • Employee of the Quarter Award ($500 cash, tickets to cultural events, and other rewards), which recognizes a current benefited staff member for his or her efforts toward excellence in the workplace.
  • Employee of the Year Award (cash reward from UniWyo Credit Union, $2,500 travel voucher from Pepsi, and a plaque), which recognizes a current benefited staff member for his or her efforts towards excellence in the workplace.  Nominees must be current calendar year employees of the quarter.
  • E.G. Meyer Family Award ($1000 and a plaque), the longest-standing staff award on campus, which honors two current staff members (one non-exempt and one exempt) who show initiative, helpfulness, dependability, and a positive and cheerful demeanor.
  • Jodi K. Humphrey Inspirational Staff Award ($1000 and a plaque), established in 1995 in memory of Joleen “Jody” K. Humphrey, which honors a current staff member who inspires people to do their best, remains positive under stressful conditions, serves as a positive role model to others, shows eagerness toward the job, displays a cheerful attitude toward customers, and motivates self and others. 
  • Staff Incentive Award ($1000 and a plaque), which honors three current, full-time benefited staff members who display exemplary incentive in performing their duties.
  • Unsung Hero Full & Part Time Award ($1000 and plaque), which honors two full-time and two part-time benefited staff members who are deserving of recognition for outstanding duties performed.
  • Off-Campus Award ($1000 and a plaque), which honors two staff members who work off the main UW campus and display an outstanding attitude toward furthering the mission and goals of UW off-campus.
  • Pete Simpson Golden Gloves Award (plaque), founded in honor of Pete Simpson, which recognizes a current outstanding Staff Senate member.
  • Skilled Crafts Award ($1000 and a plaque), which honors one current benefited  staff member who exemplifies outstanding work ethic and a positive attitude in the Physical Plant Trades at UW. 
  • Skilled Services/Maintenance Award ($1000 and a plaque), which honors one current benefited staff member who exemplifies outstanding work ethic and a positive attitude in Custodial, Maintenance, or Technician services.
  • Friends of UW Award (certificate of appreciation), which recognizes an individual or department at UW that demonstrates a commitment to UW by going above and beyond regular work duties to further the mission of the University.
  • Sponsors of UW Award (recognition plaque), which honors a business or corporation that demonstrates a commitment to UW staff through its willingness to go above and beyond to further the mission of the University.
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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5300

Email: staffsen@uwyo.edu

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