Awards

Staff Council presents two awards each year to deserving faculty and staff members - the Sandy Eyres Faculty Appreciation Award, and the Indrani de Saram Staff Recognition Award.

Calls for nomination will be sent annual by Staff Council and deadlines will be posted here.

Sandy Eyres Faculty Appreciation Award

The Sandy Eyres Faculty Appreciation Award is presented each summer quarter. Staff, Faculty, and Students may nominate faculty who they feel best exemplify outstanding interaction between staff, students, and with other faculty. Nominations may be submitted for any faculty member who demonstrates a long-standing commitment to the school's mission and goals, one who is mature, professional, courteous, and respectful towards others at the School of Nursing.

Criteria & Process

  1. Nominations must be at least a paragraph or two describing why the faculty person is deserving of the award.
  2. Must be substantive, specific and include examples that support the nomination.
  3. May be submitted by email to nurssc@uw.edu. Original letters can be submitted directly to the Staff Council Chair, with a scanned copy to nurssc@uw.edu.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Treats everyone with respect
  • A long-term improvement
  • Cost/time savings
  • Opening channels of communication
  • Improvement to services provided
  • A creative process or outcome

Indrani de Saram Staff Recognition Award

The Indrani de Saram Staff Recognition Award is a way to recognize classified, professional, or hourly staff members who have demonstrated exemplary job performance and have gone "beyond" their normal scope of work.

This award is intended to recognize people who could be role models for others and acknowledge and celebrate individuals that go beyond their normal job descriptions.

Criteria & Process

  1. Nominations must be at least a paragraph or two describing why the staff person is deserving of the award.
  2. Must be substantive, specific, and include examples that support your nomination.
  3. Nominee must have outstanding interactions with staff and faculty.
  4. Letters should to be submitted to nurssc@uw.edu. Original letters can be submitted directly to the Staff Council Chair, with a scanned copy to nurssc@uw.edu.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Treats everyone with respect
  • A long-term improvement
  • Cost/time savings
  • Opening channels of communication
  • Improvement to services provided
  • A creative process or outcome

If you have any questions about either award, submissions or any part of the process, feel free to contact Staff Council at nurssc@uw.edu