2016 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for Nominations

To: Faculty, staff and students in Vancouver

If you are a manager of staff whose work is not computer-based, please print this email and display it in a common work area for them to review.

We all know UBC staff who make outstanding contributions to the University community. We invite you to recognize them and their achievements by nominating them for the 2016 President’s Service Awards for Excellence and President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver campus).

Download the nomination package at http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/awards/presidents-awards-for-staff/. The nomination deadline is 4 pm, Friday, March 11, 2016.

President’s Service Awards for Excellence

This award is open to all UBC staff with 10 or more years of service (including OUC service at the Okanagan campus). Up to five recipients are selected each year.

The awards are presented during Graduation ceremonies, and each recipient receives a medal and $5,000.

President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver campus)

Open to all staff at the Vancouver campus with three or more years of service, the President’s Staff Awards recognize contributions in the following categories:

  • Emerging Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Enhancing the UBC Experience (individuals or groups may be nominated)
  • Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Advancing Diversity and Inclusion (individuals or groups may be nominated)

Up to 12 recipients are selected each year (two per category), and recipients receive $2,000.

Visit http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/awards/presidents-awards-for-staff/ for more information.

Recognition at UBC

Awards are one of many ways to recognize people’s contributions at UBC. For other ideas or to share how colleagues are recognized in your department, visit http://focusonpeople.ubc.ca/workplace-experiences-survey/workplace-conversations-recognition/.

Please connect with your unit’s communications team, or HR Communications (communications@hr.ubc.ca), for more information and for assistance in promoting this initiative.

Thank you,

Lisa Castle
Vice President, UBC Human Resources