Attention FMU Staff and Employees:
Nominations are now open for Francis Marion University’s annual employee awards. Besides the traditional Outstanding Staff Service Awards, two new honors will be bestowed at the awards luncheon this summer. The awards committee depends upon staff nominations and nominating deserving colleagues for the awards has never been easier. Nominations forms can be filled out and returned by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), sent to the Public Affairs Office (101 SAB) by campus mail, or hand delivered to Public Affairs (101 Stokes Administration Building).
The deadline for nominations is May 9. Members of the senior staff, faculty and previous award winners are not eligible for the Outstanding Staff Service Awards. The same form can be used for all four awards.
Below is a summary of the awards:
Outstanding Staff Service for service departments. Honors exceptional performance by an individual, non-faculty staff member in the physical plant, on the custodian staff, on the groundskeeping crew or in the dining services area. Award winners typical perform at a high level and exhibit a positive attitude that benefits all constituents of the university
Outstanding Staff Service Award for academic and administrative support staff. Honors exceptional performance by an individual, non-faculty staff member in administrative or academic departments. Award winners typical perform at a high level and exhibit a positive attitude that benefits all constituents of the university.
NEW The John J. Kispert Leadership Award. Recognizes members of the Francis Marion University staff who are not in formal leadership positions, but who exhibit the drive, determination and initiative associated with this vital, organizational skill. Those recognized will be the men and women who take it upon themselves to embrace the mission of their departments and to inspire their colleagues to a higher standard.
NEW The Marvin Lynch Humanitarian Award. Recognizes a member of the Francis Marion University staff who exhibits an unusual commitment to, and care for, his fellow man, both at work and elsewhere. Award winners will typically be involved in one or more charitable or humanitarian activities, and will have demonstrated an on-going desire to help others and make the world a better place.