Staff Excellence Award | Kent State University

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.

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


2018 Nominees

coming soon


committee ContactS

Kristin Wray
330-244-3289
kwray1@kent.edu

Stephanie Tarver
330-244-3258
starver1@kent.edu

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

2017:
Staff: Stephanie Tarver
Administrator: Kristin Wray

2016:
Staff: Bobbi Groves
Administrator: Jared Weber

2015:
Staff: Bud Middleton
Administrator: Lisa Hart

2014:
Staff: Mary Birtalan
Administrator: Katie Baer

2013:
Staff: Jeff Leadbetter
Administrator: Gail Pukys

2012:
Staff: Sylvia Smith
Administrator: Connie Kramer

2011:
Staff: Stephanie Tarver
Administrator: Kristi Yerian

2010:
Staff: Terri Blasiman
Administrator: Julie Spotts

2009:
Staff: Lori Shankel
Administrator: Jason Piatt

2008:
Staff: Sharon Schreffler
Administrator: Willie Shoemaker