Staff Council Appreciation Award nominations requested

The Staff Council Appreciation Award will honor a non-exempt (hourly) staff member who lives and promotes the mission statement of the University of St. Thomas, which says: “Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.”

The UST mission is based on the following seven convictions of the university:

  1. Pursuit of truth
  2. Academic excellence
  3. Faith and reason
  4. Dignity
  5. Diversity
  6. Personal attention
  7. Gratitude

The ways in which the nominee lives or promotes the mission may include, but are not limited to:

  • Actively participates in the UST community
  • Extends a helping or welcoming hand to other St. Thomas community members
  • Engages in volunteer involvement beyond the job, within or outside St. Thomas
  • Contributes to a positive environment and culture at UST

For complete information about the award, visit the Staff Council Web site.

To nominate a non-exempt staff member for the Staff Council Appreciation Award, write a statement that is one page or less, explaining how the nominee exemplifies the UST mission and has made significant contributions to the St. Thomas community.

On the back of this page, include the following information for your nominee and yourself:

  • Name
  • Department
  • Mail #
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number

Send your nomination to the Staff Council at Mail # 4221 or it can be e-mailed to the Staff Council.

The deadline for Staff Council Appreciation Award nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2006. The recipient of the Staff Council Appreciation Award will be recognized at the Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, April 5.

Questions? Contact Pat Reinhardt, 651-962-5150.