UNCG Staff Excellence Awards

About the Award

The University Staff Excellence Award recognizes staff members who have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to the University this year.

UNCG Staff Star Award

The University Staff Excellence Award of $1,000 will be presented to deserving permanent SHRA or EHRA Non-faculty employees (up to two awards annually) who are in good standing and have been employed at UNCG for at least two years as of the nomination deadline. Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award.

Please consider nominating a colleague for this important award next year. For more information, contact Grant Harris (gvharris@uncg.edu).

Nomination Criteria

Nominations should be based on one or more of the following criteria:

Devotion to Duty

The nominee has exhibited unselfish devotion to duty far and above the normal requirements and has contributed significantly to the advancement of service to the UNCG community and to the people of North Carolina.


The nominee has successfully established new and outstanding work methods, practices and plans for his/her department that are consistent with the University Mission.


The nominee has made outstanding contributions to the University through involvement on committees and/or representing the University in civic or professional organizations, etc.

Human Relations

The nominee has made outstanding contributions in the field of human relations or employee-management relations that foster a model working and and/or learning environment.

Other Achievements

The nominee has made outstanding contributions or service deserving recognition not described in the categories above. This could include, but is not limited to, acts that demonstrate safety and heroism or other examples beyond the call of duty.