Staff Make A Difference in Students’ Lives

Nominations open for 2013 Staff Make Students Count Award: Deadline March 22

Do you know a staff member who provides outstanding service to University of Alaska students as part of their job or as volunteer service? Nominate him/her today for the 2013 Staff Make Students Count Award.

The nomination form is online at www.alaska.edu/governance/staff-alliance/staff-make-students-count/.
Nomination packets, once submitted, are the sole basis for award consideration. Nominations for  employees must be submitted to the governance contact on the nomination form.

The Staff Make Students Count Award, established in the spring of 1999, recognizes university staff who have provided outstanding service to students anywhere in the UA system, including rural campuses and extended sites. Each recipient receives an award plaque, $1,000 and two domestic airline vouchers. All nominees receive a certificate of nomination. The university president will present the awards at the June Board of Regents meeting.

All regular full-time permanent and part-time permanent exempt and non-exempt staff employed by the University of Alaska are eligible to apply. Service to students may include service as part of the job or as volunteer service, either directly or indirectly to current or prospective students. Please complete the nomination form and submit it with a letter of nomination containing an explanation of the service provided to students and three letters of endorsement from those knowledgeable of the contribution made by the applicant/nominee.

Up to four individuals can be awarded; one each for the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Alaska Anchorage, the University of Alaska Southeast, and Statewide Programs and Services, provided there are nominations from each one, and the nominations meet the criteria and deadlines.

Applications for award must include:

  • Letter of nomination and rationale for nomination.
  • Completed nomination form.
  • At least three letters of endorsement from those knowledgeable of the contribution made by the applicant/nominee.
  • Letters from students are encouraged.

The deadline for nominations is March 22, 2013. Click here for 2013 nomination packet:
www.alaska.edu/files/governance/2013-SMSC-Packet.pdf

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