2017 Awards of Excellence recognize campus, community contributions
The UW community came together to recognize and honor faculty, staff, students and alumni for their outstanding contributions at the Awards of Excellence ceremony in Meany Hall on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Those in attendance recognized and congratulated the Distinguished Staff Award recipients as well as other award-winning members of the UW community. Read more about those who were honored at the 47th annual event.
UW employees celebrate nominees at Distinguished Staff Award Reception
University of Washington leaders, faculty, staff, family and friends came together in the HUB Ballroom on Feb. 23 to celebrate this year’s Distinguished Staff Award nominees.
President Ana Mari Cauce presented at the reception alongside Vice President for Human Resources Mindy Kornberg, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Jeff Scott, and Vice President for Minority Affairs & Diversity Rickey Hall.
Leadership remarks focused on our University’s pillars of creating a leading edge student experience, making a proven impact, and understanding our public mission as a philosophy.
Nominees received certificates along with a copy of their nominations, and guests were treated to refreshments and giveaways while cheering on their colleagues.
The Distinguished Staff Award Timeline
Nominees reviewed for eligibility.
Congratulatory letters are campus mailed to all nominees who have met the award criteria, along with an invitation to attend the Distinguished Staff Awards reception.
Selection committee begins review of eligible nominees.
Nominees are highlighted on the DSA website.
Distinguished Staff Award Reception.
Distinguished Staff awardees are notified by the Vice President of Human Resources and are invited to the University’s Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.
Office of the President sends congratulatory letters to awardees.
UW Today officially announces all awardees.
Annual Awards of Excellence and reception for all awardees.
Distinguished Staff awardees are highlighted on the DSA website.
The 2017 Selection Committee
Amy Hawkins, Chair
WorkLife and Childcare Access, Human Resources
Human Resources Administrator
Applied Physics Laboratory
Associate Director of Internal Communications
University Marketing and Communications
Event and Information Services Supervisor
UW Psychological Services & Training Center
Maintenance Mechanic Lead
Facilities Maintenance & Construction
Human Resources Director
Administration and Planning
Disability Support Services
UW Tacoma–Student Health & Wellness
Manager of Respiratory Care
Pulmonary Lab and The UW Medicine Sleep Center
Harborview Medical Center
Office Support Supervisor
School of Social Work
Computer Support Analyst 2
UW Medicine IT Services (HWSG)
Harborview Medical Center