Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to invite you to our Employee Picnic and Recognition Awards on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mark your calendars now!

Please note that we will continue our traditional Employee Recognition Award Ceremony during this year's Employee Picnic. However, as a direct result of the Staff Survey, the newly formed Recognition and Rewards Working Group will evaluate the current program and other recognition programs, and will provide recommendations for future programming.

The Employee Recognition Awards allow us to recognize the noteworthy contributions of you, our dedicated and talented staff. Once again, we invite you to participate in the process of nominating colleagues who are doing exceptional work through, for example, extraordinary committee service, exemplary collaboration on a project or special assignment, exceptional customer service, active participation in our efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive campus community, measurable improvement of a system or process, or other activities above and beyond the employee’s job responsibilities.

Non-faculty employees, including casuals, who have completed a minimum of one (1) year of service by the time of the nomination and who are active at the time of the picnic are eligible. All staff, faculty, and students are invited to submit nominations. (In an effort to recognize a wide group of employees, please note that recipients from the past two years (2017 and 2016) are ineligible for this year’s award.) As usual, the Recognition Committee will review the nominations in a confidential manner. And, since nominations do not guarantee selection by the Committee, we advise you to keep your nominations confidential.

Nominations can be submitted by mail, email or via the Nomination Form page on the College website. Paper nomination forms will be available at the Human Resources Office and in the offices of Dining Services, Custodial Services and Rental Housing. Completed paper forms must be sent to the Office of Human Resources in a sealed envelope or placed in the specially marked box at the HR office. All nominations must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018; nominations received after this date will not be consideredAward recipients will be recognized during the May 30th Employee Picnic.

For additional information, please visit the Employee Recognition Event Procedure page or contact us at x2372. Again, please mark your calendars for this important community celebration -- we look forward to celebrating with you!

Kindly,

Your Office of Human Resources