Awards and Recognition

Mary Strub being presented with the 2019 SPS Presidential Award.

Every year, the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Council gives awards to SPS employees who have made significant contributions to the university. The awards are distributed at a ceremony in the spring. The awards recognize a range of accomplishments:

The Certificate of Recognition Program was initiated in 2003 to acknowledge the contributions of SPS who have achieved accomplishments in addition to their regular job duties.

Certificates are presented at the annual SPS Awards Ceremony for such accomplishments as:

  • publication of books or articles;
  • presentations or papers delivered at professional conferences;
  • leadership in professional associations;
  • honors and recognitions received;
  • advanced academic degrees or professional certifications earned;

To nominate yourself or a fellow SPS for a Certificate of Recognition, please provide the name and a brief statement of the nominee’s accomplishments by Monday, March 4th.

The SPS Staff Awards and Certificates of Recognition will be presented at the Annual SPS Awards Program and Luncheon on April 3, 2024 from 12:00 P.M. to 1:30, RSVP today

For questions contact: Felicia Bohanon, SPSC President at