recognition programs

Nominate staff members for Faculty Senate awards by April 8, 2013

Nominations are due by Monday, April 8, for the 2013 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three exemplary University staff members at its final meeting of 2012-13 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom West.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with the following information:

  • Your full name, department and position
  • Your nominee’s full name, department and position
  • An explanation of why the nominated staff member deserves to receive the award

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559. Find lists of previous winners at the Faculty Senate Awards and Recognitions page.

Nominate staff members for Faculty Senate awards by April 9, 2012

Nominations are due by Monday, April 9, for the 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three outstanding University staff members at its final meeting of 2011-12 at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom West.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with the following information:

  • Your full name, department and position
  • Your nominee’s full name, department and position
  • An explanation of why the nominated staff member deserves to receive the award

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559. Find lists of previous winners at the Faculty Senate Awards and Recognitions page.

Nominate outstanding staff for Faculty Senate award by April 9

Nominations are due by April 9 for the 2010 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three outstanding University staff members at its final meeting of 2000-10 May 5.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with your nominations, name and department, as well as a brief page about why your nominated staff member is outstanding.

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559.

Nominations open for 2010 Faculty Senate staff awards

The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three outstanding University staff members at its final meeting of 2000-10 May 5. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with your nominations, name and department, as well as a brief page about why your nominated staff member is outstanding.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559.

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SMU inducts class of 2009 into its Athletics Hall of Fame

SMU's Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2009The Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the SMU Lettermen’s Association, inducted 4 new former Mustangs into its Athletics Hall of Fame during formal ceremonies May 1 – football player Eric Dickerson, basketball player Jim Krebs, swimmer Steve Lundquist and golfer Kyle O’Brien Stevens.

“As a department, we want to continue to recognize the contributions and successes of our former student-athletes,” said SMU’s Director of Athletics Steve Orsini. “Last year we reconstituted our Athletic Hall of Fame, and this year we honor another outstanding group for their accomplishments.”

The inductees and their achievements:

Eric Dickerson (’83) – former All-American Mustang football player, member of the famed Pony Express; led SMU to back-to-back Southwest Conference titles; member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Jim Krebs (’57) – former All-American SMU basketball player; led the Mustangs to three SWC titles and the 1956 Final Four; former NBA player for the Los Angeles Lakers; member of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. He died in an accident in 1965.

Steve Lundquist (’83) – former All-American SMU swimmer; two-time Olympic gold medalist; member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame; 1982 United States Swimmer of the Year.

Kyle O’Brien Stevens (’80) – former All-American SMU women’s golf player, claimed medalist honors and led SMU to the team title at the 1979 AIAW National Championships; 2003 inductee into the National Golf Coaches Association Player Hall of Fame.

(Above, left to right: Jane Krebs, widow of Jim Krebs, Eric Dickerson, Kyle O’Brien Stevens and Steve Lundquist.)

Faculty Senate presents 2009 Outstanding Staff Awards

The Faculty Senate chose 4 exemplary SMU staff members to receive 2009 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The honors were presented by outgoing President Dennis Foster at the Senate’s last meeting of the academic year on May 6.

This year’s recipients:

Roberta Cox, Perkins School of Theology
Terri Lewers, Southwest Review
Jeanne Milazzo, Cox School of Business
Billie Stovall, Central University Libraries

2009 Staff Recognition Award nominations due May 8

Nominations are being accepted for 2009 Presidential Staff Recognition Awards through 5 p.m. Friday, May 8. The awards “recognize the contribution and excellence of staff employees to SMU,” and the nomination and selection process is managed by the Department of Human Resources.

Four of the $1,000 awards will be presented, each with unique criteria:

New Employee Excellence Award
Continuing Excellence Award
Outstanding Leadership Award
Innovation Award

Award winners will be announced at the 2009 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic on May 21. For more information, contact Rebecca Sampson, 214-768-3311.