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Staff Recognition

Staff Recognition

Student Affairs Staff - Service to College and Community Award

Purpose of Award

To recognize staff for extraordinary service to the college and/or community.

Eligibility

All staff members (full- or part-time) who are currently employed within the division of Student Affairs at Buffalo State. Previous recipients will not be eligible.

Description of the Award

The award will have a monetary component and will be presented annually at an appropriate public ceremony.

Selection

Evaluation of nominees will be made based on demonstration of the following criteria for extraordinary service:

  • Service that is in addition to duties of the position
  • Direct service to identifiable college constituencies OR service to the external community, rendered on the college’s behalf to establish mutually beneficial partnerships and meet a community need
  • Beneficial impact evident to the campus community

Nominations will be reviewed by the established awards committee comprised of Student Affairs professionals. If the committee believes that none of the nominees meets the criteria for the award, the committee may recommend that no award be presented. Conversely, if the committee believes more than one nominee is worthy, multiple awards may be presented.

Supporting Materials

  • A nomination letter detailing how the nominee’s extraordinary service meets the criteria for this award
  • No more than three (3) supporting letters
  • Nomination letter and supporting letters should be forwarded to the Student Affairs Office, Cleveland Hall 513, by Friday, May 11, 2018.

     


Student Affairs Staff - Service to Students Award

Purpose of Award

To recognize staff for extraordinary service to the students.

Eligibility

All staff members (full- or part-time) who are currently employed within the division of Student Affairs at Buffalo State. Previous recipients will not be eligible.

Description of the Award

The award will have a monetary component and will be presented annually at an appropriate public ceremony.

Selection

Evaluation of nominees will be made based on demonstration of some combination of the following criteria for extraordinary service:

  • Commitment to providing a positive experience students
  • Demonstration of consistently putting the student first in the guest service model
  • Commitment to the development of quality programs and/or activities that contribute to personal and academic development of the student and/or the college experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to student persistence when they are encountering barriers to graduation

Nominations will be reviewed by the established awards committee comprised of Student Affairs professionals.  If the committee believes that none of the nominees meets the criteria for the award, the committee may recommend that no award be presented. Conversely, if the committee believes more than one nominee is worthy, multiple awards may be presented.

Supporting Materials

  • A nomination letter detailing how the nominee’s extraordinary service to students meets the criteria for this award
  • No more than three (3) supporting letters (at least one from a student)
  • Nomination letter and supporting letters should be forwarded to the Office of Student Affairs, Cleveland Hall room 513, by Friday, May 11, 2018.

     


Student Affairs Staff - “Caring Colleague” Award

Purpose of Award

To recognize staff for providing support to colleagues at the College.

Eligibility

All staff members (full- or part-time) who are currently employed within the division of Student Affairs at Buffalo State. Previous recipients will not be eligible.

Description of the Award

The award will have a monetary component and will be presented annually at an appropriate public ceremony.

Selection

Evaluation of nominees will be made based on demonstration of the following criteria for extraordinary service:

  • Service that is in addition to duties of the position, directly assisting a campus and/or community colleague
  • Demonstrated commitment to "being there" for colleagues when they encounter personal or professional problems
  • Beneficial impact evident to the campus community

Nominations will be reviewed by the established awards committee comprised of Student Affairs professionals. If the committee believes that none of the nominees meets the criteria for the award, the committee may recommend that no award be presented. Conversely, if the committee believes more than one nominee is worthy, multiple awards may be presented.

Supporting Materials

  • A nomination letter detailing how the nominee’s extraordinary service meets the criteria for this award
  • No more than three (3) supporting letters
  • Nomination letter and supporting letters should be forwarded to the Student Affairs Office, Cleveland Hall 513, by Friday, May 11, 2018.
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Student Affairs

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Cleveland Hall 513 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4704 •  Fax: (716) 878-5009   studentaffairs@buffalostate.edu