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Student Affairs and Academic Support


Division Awards

The Professional Development Team invites nominations for Division Awards each spring and presents the awards at the annual Recognition Breakfast in April. All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are eligible to nominate their colleagues and to be nominated for awards themselves.

 

Exemplary Service to the Carolina Community Award

Recognizes the division’s most exceptional employees who consistently go beyond the call of duty to make a difference in the Carolina community.

Outstanding Service to Students Award

Recognizes the contributions of employees who continuously demonstrate dedication to our mission through positive influences on student learning and engagement. Employees who have exhibited this type of behavior in a habitual manner will be the most deserving candidates.

Continuing Excellence Awards (two awards)

1-5 years Recognizes employees who have been at the institution for at least one year but less than five and who have contributed to the success of the organization through their use of personal initiative, analytical and critical thinking skills and problem-solving capability. 5+ years Recognizes employees who have been at the institution for more than five years and who have contributed to the success of the organization through their use of personal initiative, analytical and critical thinking skills and problem-solving capability.

New Staff Member of the Year Awards (two awards)

New Professional Recognizes employees who have made an impact at Carolina during their first year of service to the division. Recipients must have less than a year of service as of April 1, 2017. Mid- to Senior Level Professional Recognizes employees who have made an impact at Carolina during their first year of service to the division. Recipients must have less than a year of service as of April 1, 2017.

Graduate Assistant of the Year Award

Recognizes graduate assistants who work in the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make a substantial impact on UofSC’s campus.

Outstanding Faculty and Staff Partner Award (two awards)

Faculty Partner Recognizes a member of the UofSC faculty who has demonstrated significant support for the division, the division’s programs and services and the overall quality of campus life. Staff Partner Recognizes UofSC staff members outside the division who have demonstrated significant support for the division, the division’s programs and services and the overall quality of campus life.

Unsung Hero Award

Recognizes the contributions of employees who exceptionally complete essential administrative functions within the division that foster student success but are not necessarily always in direct contact with students. This award is designed to celebrate the contributions of employees often completing responsibilities “behind the scenes.”