The Staff Council provides UHD staff opportunity, on an annual basis, the opportunity to nominate their peers for special recognition. This recognition comes in the form of Staff Excellence Awards and Staff Council Fun Awards presented at an annual Staff Awards Program. Below is a brief description of the award categories.
Staff Excellence Awards honors staff members for their dedication and service to UHD. There are two awards in this category, the Staff Excellence Award and the T. Chaney Anderson Excellence Award.
Staff Excellence Award
One nominee from each of the three job categories is selected as a Staff Excellence Award winner. The three job categories are:
- Technical Services & Crafts (Facilities Management, Police Department & IT)
- Office & Clerical (administrative and office staff that are hourly employees)
- Professional Staff (all salaried employees)
T. Chaney Anderson Excellence Award
Staff Council is honored to rename the President's Choice Award after T. Chaney Anderson, former UHD CFO, a leader who contributed extensive effort towards UHD's growth and success and was a pillar to the foundation of this university.
The T. Chaney Anderson Award is a two-step process. Out of the three Staff Excellence Award winners from the three job categories listed above, one is picked as the T. Chaney Anderson Award winner.