Save the date: SMU’s 2012 Staff Recognition Ceremony is Feb. 16

The SMU Staff Association has scheduled its 11th annual Staff Association Assembly and Recognition Ceremony for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in McFarlin Auditorium. A reception precedes the event at 10 a.m.

SMU President R. Gerald Turner will give his annual State of SMU speech, as well as the ceremony’s keynote address. The event also honors staff members who are celebrating their 25th anniversary with the University.

The Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2012 Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Award through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, and for the 2012 Presidential Recognition Awards through 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Find detailed criteria and nomination forms at the Staff Association website.