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Staff Excellence Award Nominations Now Open

Feb. 24, 2020
SHSU Media Contact: Hannah Haney


The new deadline is April 31.

Nominations are being accepted through April 31 for Staff Excellence Awards. Four recipients, including two exempt and two non-exempt staff employees, will be selected.

These nominations give full-time faculty members and employees the chance to show their appreciation for outstanding staff who have demonstrated excellence during their time here at Sam Houston State University.

“We have many wonderful employees at Sam Houston State University, and we hope to get as many good nominations as possible,” said Debra McCall, chair of the Staff Excellence Award Committee.

Once winners are chosen, they will be recognized during the Fall 2020 General Faculty/Staff Meeting and will receive a financial stipend of $2,000.

Criteria for selection include:

Be a full-time, non-temporary staff member (non-faculty with a minimum of two years of service at time of nomination)

Show meritorious performance

Display proven commitment to excellence in service

Excel in his or her job

Demonstrate outstanding abilities, innovative ideas, efficient operations, high level of motivation

Be respected by the University community

Cannot have been a previous recipient (See list of past recipients here.)

Any full-time member of the faculty or staff of SHSU may make nominations, and employees may make more than one nomination.

To nominate a member of the staff, fill out the online form at:

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