College of Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Staff Excellence Award

In 1985, the College established an annual staff awards program to honor outstanding staff members. The winners of the award will receive a cash award and a framed certificate signed by the Dean, and will be invited to an awards luncheon hosted by the Dean. Up to four awards are given out annually.

Eligibility requirements

  • Nominees must have been employed in the College of Liberal Arts for two or more years in a classified title for 20 hours a week or more.
  • Faculty and students are not eligible for this award.
  • Former award winners are eligible for renomination after five years (see list below).


  • The nomination period will run from March 30 through April 17, 2015.
  • Students, staff, and faculty from the University community may submit nominations.
  • Nominations will be evaluated on the following merits:

- Impact on the College/University

- Demonstrate a high level of collaboration, cooperation and communication

- Consistently perform at a level above normal job requirements.

  • Nominations are submitted online and are kept confidential.
  • All nominations must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, April 17, 2015.

The nomination period has ended.

Thank you to everyone who participated. We will announce the winners in early May.

Recent recipients (Not eligible)

Stacey Amorous, Grant Barger, Denise Beachum, Mark Boze, Beth Chichester, Paloma Díaz, Mary Dillman, William Fatzinger, Laura Flack, Heather Gatlin, Martha Gonzalez, Kevin Hsu, Michelle Hughes, Stephanie Kaufman, Mary Kleba, David Macha, Courtney Meador, Benjamin Rapstine, Roelia Rios, Suloni Robertson, Myra Rodriguez, Amy Stewart, Carolina Villanueva

Previous Excellence Award winners from 1995-present