Now Accepting Nominations for the 2023 Annual Staff Awards!
The Staff Awards nomination process is now open! Please take the time to recognize your colleagues for their significant contributions to UMKC.
Nominations may come from staff, faculty and students. All nominations will be reviewed by a committee of members from across campus. These awards will be presented to staff at the annual Staff Awards event in the spring.
List of Awards and Descriptions
The following awards will each be presented to one individual who best exhibits the qualifications outlined in the award description.
- Excellence in Student Success Staff Award
- Excellence in Research and Creative Works Staff Award
- Excellence in Engagement and Outreach Staff Award
- Excellence in Multiculturalism, Globalism, Diversity and Inclusion Staff Award
- Excellence in Planning, Operations and Stewardship Staff Award
- Chancellor’s Staff Award for Extraordinary Contributions
- Staff Council Dedication Award
- Rising Star Staff Award
Living the Values Staff Award:
The Living the Values Staff Award will be awarded to staff members from across campus. The campus has been divided by college, school, division or into a group and each group will have their own nomination and selection process. More information about this process will be sent out to individuals by their unit. Please refer to the Unit Breakdown and Contact List below for contacts related to deadlines and process information.
- Living the Values Staff Award (multiple awards across campus)
- Living the Values Staff Award Unit Breakdown and Contact List (see below)
To nominate an individual, please fill out the online Qualtrics submission form. Each nominee must have two submissions to be considered.
The deadline for submission of nomination materials for Campus Awards is extended to Friday, February 10, 2023.
Past Staff Award Recipients:
Living the Values Award Unit Breakdown and Contact List:
|Chancellor's Office, UMKC Foundation, Diastole, National Museum of Toys & Miniatures, Diversity & Inclusion, External Relations & Constituent Engagement, Human Resources, and Provost Operations||Megan Gonzalez||"email@example.com"|
|Curriculum & Assessment, Faculty Affairs & Faculty Support, Institutional Effectiveness, International Affairs, School of Graduate Studies||Nancy Hoover||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|Student Affairs||Dr. Teresa Huff-Pomstra||"email@example.com"|
|Student Success & Academic Assurance||Doug Swink||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|UMKC Innovative Center|
|University Libraries||Cindy Thompson||"email@example.com"|
|VC Administration & Finance||Heather Swanson||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|Research Services||Sandy Wilson||"email@example.com"|
|Institute for Human Development||Brandon King||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|Missouri Institute Defense & Energy||Scott Weaver||"email@example.com"|
|School of Dentistry||Dr. Keerthana Satheesh||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|School of Education, Social Work & Psychological Sciences||LaRae Vowell||"email@example.com"|
|School of Humanities & Social Sciences||Alex Holsinger||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|School of Law||Janet Rogers||"email@example.com"|
|Bloch School of Management||Mary Morgan||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|School of Medicine||LaTanya Woods||"Woodslat@umkc.edu"|
|School of Nursing & Health Studies||Sally Ellis-Fletcher||"email@example.com"|
|School of Pharmacy||Dr. Amanda Stahnke||"firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|School of Science & Engineering|
|UMKC Conservatory||Jennifer Burrus||"email@example.com"|