Kudos and Thanks

Has an SHSU employee gone the extra mile to help you?

If so, you may show your appreciation by nominating them for the K.A.T. Award. Each semester an employee who exhibits outstanding service to others will be selected by an appointed committee to receive this service award.


• All SHSU faculty & staff with at least one year of service are eligible.


• All nominations must be completed on the official nomination form or online here.
• You may deposit your nomination into one of the 19 ballot boxes located throughout campus:

Building Location
Estill Building 1st & 2nd floor - near elevator
Paw Print Near ATM machine
South Paw Across from Starbucks
AB I 1st floor near ATM
Visitor Center Near entrance
Evans Complex 2nd floor near elevator
Health & Kinesiology (HKC) Entrance and classroom side
Student Activities Entrance
LSC 2nd floor near Barnes & Noble bookstore
Library 1st floor - near service desk
CHSS 1st floor - north side under the TV
Teacher Education Center 1st floor - east entrance
Criminal Justice Center 1st floor - main entrance
Old Main Market 1st floor - both sides
AB IV 2nd floor - west entrance under the TV

What to Include

• Nominations should be specific in identifying situations or incidents that demonstrate how the person nominated has served others in the university community with special distinction.

Of Note

• The Selection Committee will hold all nominations in confidence.
• Nominations may be resubmitted, but nominations will only be valid for the current semester.


• Completed nominations are due by the last Friday of each semester.