Staff Senate

Staff Recognition and Morale

University Staff Excellence Awards

The University Staff Excellence Award of $1,000 will be presented to two deserving permanent SPA or EPA non-teaching faculty employees who are in good standing, and have been employed at UNCG for at least two years as of the nomination deadline (this year's deadline is November 25, 2014. Nominations are to be sent to c/o Jennie Rikkola, 116 Moore Nursing Bldg.). Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award.

2015 call for nominations will be made in November
Staff Excellence Awards Committee
c/o Jennie Rikkola
116 Moore Nursing Bldg

Criteria

Consideration is based on the following criteria; more than one category may apply:

Devotion to Duty
The nominee has exhibited unselfish devotion to duty far and above the normal requirements and has contributed significantly to the advancement of service to the UNCG community and to the people of North Carolina.
Innovation
The nominee has successfully established new and outstanding work methods, practices and plans for his/her department that are consistent with the University Mission.
Service
The nominee has made outstanding contributions to the University through involvement on committees and/or representing the University in civic or professional organizations, etc.
Human Relations
The nominee has made outstanding contributions in the field of human relations or employee-management relations that foster a model working and and/or learning environment.
Other Achievements
The nominee has made outstanding contributions or service deserving recognition not described in the categories above. This could include, but is not limited to, acts that demonstrate safety and heroism or other examples beyond the call of duty.

Recipients

Name Role & Department
2014
Melissa Barnes Human Development & Familly Studies
Paige Morris Exercise and Sports Science
2013
Ray Carney Chemistry & Biochemistry
Jennie Rikkola School of Nursing
2012
Terri Cartner Campus Enterprises
Mary Anderson Dean of Students Office
2011
Karen Stacherski School of Education
Lisa Walker Nutrition
2010
Libby Sexton Registrar's Office
Steve Sparks Campus Access Management
2009
Brooks G. Graham Office of Adult Students
Rose Smith-Marsh Public Safety and Police
2008
Audrey Siler Facilities Operations/Housekeeping
Ray Carney Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
2007
Jerry Benjamin Office of the Provost
John Pearce Facilities Operations/Housekeeping
2006
Mary Culkin Director, Disability Servicesm, Student Affairs
Patty Booker Office Manager, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Health & Human Performance
2005
Julian Cheek Costume Studio Supervisor, Theatre Department
Carole Lindsey-Potter Office Manager, Women's & Gender Studies
2004
Christian Aaroe Project manager, Physical Plant, Business Affairs
Touger Vang Processing supervisor, Financial Aid Office
2003
Sarah Cottrell Housekeeper, Alumni House
Steven Siler Utilities manager, Physical Plant, Business Affairs
2002
Yvonne Cousino Director of Enrolled Student Services, Graduate School
Toni Knight Director of the Student Advising and Recruitment Center
Director of the UNCG Teaching Fellows Program, School of Education