2020 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for nominations

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Each year, UBC recognizes and celebrates outstanding staff contributions to the university’s vision and goals, and to its community.

At this time, I’d like to invite you to recognize staff members and their achievements by nominating them for the 2020 President’s Awards for Staff. This year’s nomination deadline is Friday, March 13 at 4pm.

President’s Service Awards for Excellence

These awards are open to all 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:https://focusonpeople.ubc.ca/awards/presidents-awards-for-staff/.

Visit the UBC Focus on People website to read about past recipients of the awards and their outstanding achievements and excellence within the UBC community:https://focusonpeople.ubc.ca/2019/08/26/2019-presidents-awards-for-staff-recipients/.

Santa J. Ono
President and Vice-Chancellor

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