2017 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for nominations

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To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver

UBC’s staff make outstanding contributions to the university community. I invite you to recognize these individuals and their achievements by nominating them for the 2017 President’s Awards for Staff.

Download the nomination package at http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/awards/presidents-awards-for-staff/. The nomination deadline is 4 pm, Friday, March 17, 2017.

President’s Service Awards for Excellence

This award is open to all UBC staff with 10 or more years of service. 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)

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

  • Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Enhancing the UBC Experience (individuals or groups may be nominated)
  • Community Engagement
  • Emerging Leadership
  • 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/category/workplace-conversations/.

Please connect with your unit’s communications team, or Human Resources Communications (communications@hr.ubc.ca), for more information.

Thank you,

Professor Santa J. Ono
President and Vice-Chancellor