Staff Recognition


Staff Recognition Awards

The Shirley Brooks-Jones Citizenship Award ($500*)

  • Provides outstanding and ongoing excellence in services to faculty, staff, students and/or others.
  • Enhances the quality of work-life in ways that make a significant difference for colleagues or customers.
  • Develops creative solutions to problems that result in significantly more effective and efficient college operations.
  • Contributes to positive changes in the college.
  • Promotes the college’s vision, We Sustain Life, and aids in accomplishing the college’s goal to transform CFAES to be a highly effective, relevant, efficient, and innovative college by focusing on four grand challenges: sustainability, one health, rural-urban interface, and leadership.
  • Whoever nominates a staff member must secure a letter of support from one other person.

Key Values Award ($300*)

  • A service award for dedication, cooperation and positive attitudes in the workplace. Nominations are for staff members within their first (3) years of employment in CFAES.

Innovation Award ($300*)

  • For developing and/or participating in project initiatives and/or process operations improvements that enhance CFAES, Extension, ATI or OARDC and its mission

Special Recognition ($300*)

  • For going above and beyond job duties, for having special commitment to tasks, positive customer service and improving workplace communications


Staff Recognition Awards Nomination Form

Due Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 5:00PM.
If you would prefer to email your submission, please use this form.


* Awards are paid out in a one-time amount on a future paycheck. Winners will also receive a plaque and be recognized at the CFAES Awards Program. 


Misty Harmon
Sara Tallmadge