Staff Excellence Award
Each year Kent State University at Stark recognizes outstanding staff members as nominated by their peers.
One award is given to an outstanding staff member, and one award is given to an outstanding administrator.
Congratulations to the 2018 recipients!
Secretary, Counseling and Student Accessibility Services
Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Internships
2018 Staff Excellence Award Nomination Procedures
The Staff Excellence Award Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Staff Excellence Award. Full and part-time employees are eligible to be nominated.
Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 23, 2018 at 5 p.m.
All Kent State Stark faculty and staff are eligible to nominate staff members who they feel meet the following criteria:
- Gives 100% effort
- Demonstrates a positive attitude
- Shows a strong commitment to their job and to Kent State University
- Continuously helps others
- Is dependable, conscientious and caring
- Exceeds job and workload demands
- Works easily with people; collegial
- Motivates others
Include examples of your experiences with the nominee and a detailed explanation on how he or she demonstrates the above criteria. Include at least two specific, concrete instances where the candidate has demonstrated excellence.
Save the Date!
Staff Excellence Award Ceremony
Monday, April 23 at 3 p.m.
Library 2nd Floor
Rae Ann Franks*
Theresa Huart* 2018 recipient
Shaanette Fowler* 2018 recipient
Melissa Griffy Seeton
* denotes finalist
2018 Staff Excellence Award Committee Members:
- Stephanie Tarver
- Kristin Wray
- Mary Southards
- Kelly Piero
- Dana Magella
- Debbie Schneider
- Paula Sato
- Stephen Neaderhiser
While staff committee members can be nominated, they are not eligible to receive an award.
PAST staff excellence AWARD RECIPIENTS
Staff: Theresa Huart
Administrator: Shaan Fowler
Staff: Stephanie Tarver
Administrator: Kristin Wray
Staff: Bobbi Groves
Administrator: Jared Weber
Staff: Bud Middleton
Administrator: Lisa Hart
Staff: Mary Birtalan
Administrator: Katie Baer
Staff: Jeff Leadbetter
Administrator: Gail Pukys
Staff: Sylvia Smith
Administrator: Connie Kramer
Staff: Stephanie Tarver
Administrator: Kristi Yerian
Staff: Terri Blasiman
Administrator: Julie Spotts
Staff: Lori Shankel
Administrator: Jason Piatt
Staff: Sharon Schreffler
Administrator: Willie Shoemaker