Call Announced for Staff Council Appreciation Award Nominations

The Non-Exempt Staff Council is seeking nominations for the Staff Council Appreciation Award. This award annually honors a non-exempt (hourly) staff member who lives and promotes the mission of the University of St. Thomas: “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 ways in which a non-exempt staff member lives or promotes the mission of the university may include, but are not limited to:

  • Actively participating in the UST community
  • Extending a helping or welcoming hand to other St. Thomas community members
  • Engaging in volunteer involvement beyond the job, within or outside St. Thomas
  • Contributing to a positive environment and culture at UST


To nominate a non-exempt staff member for the award, submit a one-page statement describing how the nominee exemplifies the UST mission and has made significant contributions to the community. In addition to the statement, the nomination should include the following information for the nominee and themselves:

  • Name
  • Department
  • Mail number
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Send the nomination to the Non-Exempt Staff Council at Mail #4077 or email it to the Staff Council. The deadline for award nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. The recipient will be recognized at the Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, March 28.

For complete information about the Staff Council Appreciation Award visit the Staff Council website or contact Barb Dunker, (651) 962-6920.