2013-2014 Student Affairs Awards
The Division of Student Affairs has established semi/annual awards to recognize outstanding service within the division. Staff are invited to nominate those individuals who they believe deserve special recognition as described below. Please complete only one nomination per form.
Please click on the award title to open the nomination form. *Please provide specific details when completing the nomination forms.
*Completed nomination forms must be submitted through the online nomination form.
STUDENT AFFAIRS CREST AWARD
In order to recognize the unique contributions by Student Affairs individuals the Crest Award has been created. The Crest Award is designed to give Student Affairs staff the freedom to recognize the special contributions of other Student Affairs staff member(s). To be eligible nominees must have 1 year of service in Student Affairs at FAU.
The criterion for this award is any one of the following:
Staff person who has provided specific outstanding leadership to a project, department or program making a significant difference in the outcome of it.
Staff person who at a critical moment of need demonstrated the dedication to students that is the essence of the Student Affairs profession.
Staff person who has brought distinction to the Division of Student Affairs through an exceptional professional or personal activity.
Staff person who demonstrates exceptional customer service skills within their profession.
DR. DANIEL WEPPNER OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER AWARD:
This award, created in 2005, is in memory of Dr. Daniel Weppner who developed and directed the Weppner Volunteer Center. Dr. Weppner had a passion for helping others and serving FAU and the community, especially children in need. In remembrance of his passionate interest in serving others, this award will be presented to an individual who also demonstrates a passion to serve FAU and the community by volunteering his or her time to those less fortunate. The recipient should possess qualities of service to others as exemplified by Dr. Weppner.
KARL F. IJAMS HUMANITARIAN AWARD:
Presented to an individual who through dedicated service in the Division of Student Affairs has taken the time to nurture, support, and encourage students and colleagues; and who with a selfless spirit respects the rights of individuals to grow and achieve at the greatest levels of their potential; and who through a demonstrated commitment to personal values and ideals has helped to build and nurture a campus community where all individuals are respected and valued.
SHIRLEY M. RITCHIE OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE AWARD:
Presented to a dependable and hardworking individual whose commitment to FAU is consistently demonstrated by performing day-to-day responsibilities with enthusiasm, proficiency, accessibility and sensitivity to others; and who contributes to the Student Affairs team with a steadfast commitment to professionalism, creativity in helping others solve problems and dedication to quality work.
Presented to individual who provides unnoticed albeit invaluable services for students with little fanfare or recognition.
OUTSTANDING STUDENT EMPLOYEE:
Presented to a hardworking student employee who is dependable and whose commitment to Student Affairs is consistently demonstrated by performing day-to-day responsibilities with enthusiasm, proficiency, accessibility and sensibility to others.