2019 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for nominations

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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 2019 President’s Awards for Staff. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 15 at 4pm.

President’s Service Awards for Excellence

These awards are open to all UBC staff with 10 or more years of service. Up to five recipients are selected each year. They are presented during graduation ceremonies, and each recipient receives a medal and $5,000.

President’s Staff Awards

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:

  • Wellbeing (individuals or groups may be nominated)
  • 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 14 recipients are selected each year (two per category), and recipients receive $2,000.

For more information, and to download the nomination package, visit:http://www.focusonpeople.ubc.ca/awards/presidents-awards-for-staff/.

Recognition at UBC

Awards are one of many ways to recognize people’s contributions at UBC. I encourage you to share how colleagues are recognized in your department or see what others are doing by visiting http://focusonpeople.ubc.ca/category/workplace-conversations/.

For more information, please connect with your department’s communications team, or Human Resources Communications (communications@hr.ubc.ca).

Professor Santa J. Ono
President and Vice-Chancellor


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