Carol Clark Ford Staff Achievement Award
The Carol Clark Ford Staff Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a staff, clerical, or technical service employee of the College of Health and Human Development or the College of Nursing who “makes it easier for others to accomplish their objectives effectively and efficiently.”
The award honors a person who creates conditions that facilitate, assist, provide opportunity for, and make it easier for others to effectively and efficiently accomplish their objectives. The public honors received by faculty and administrators are a function of the skilled and dedicated behind-the-scenes efforts of their supporting staff. This award honors the staff of the College of Health and Human Development or the College of Nursing whose day-to-day work keeps it running effectively, makes efficient use of resources, protects the time and energy of the faculty and administration, and facilitates the effective accomplishment of scholarly and educational functions.
Any staff, clerical, or technical service employee of the College of Health and Human Development or the College of Nursing or any such person assigned from another University unit to serve the College of Health and Human Development or the College of Nursing may receive this award. The individual:
- demonstrates excellence in his/her professional performance;
- is dedicated to facilitating the effectiveness of the College and displays a caring, professional style;
- contributes innovative solutions to problem solving;
- gives constructive suggestions to improving the work of his/her program and the faculty, administrators, and students he/she serves; and
- symbolizes values towards which the College is directed.
Any employee of the College or University, students, alumni, or emeritus faculty or administrators may nominate.
The nomination shall consist of the following:
- A resume or vita
- One comprehensive letter of support, with three signatures, that details how the candidate meets the award criteria.
Selection will be made by a committee that is chaired by the Senior Associate Dean, a Director or Department Head appointed by the Dean of the College of Health and Human Development, Chair of the Faculty Council, the most recent recipient of the award, and a graduate or undergraduate student.
The recipient will receive a monetary award and a plaque.
The deadline for nominations is May 30, 2014.
Completed nomination packets can be submitted by one of these three ways:
College of Health and Human Development
201 Henderson Building
University Park, PA 16802-6501
Kristi Stoehr at firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Clark Ford Staff Achievement Award nomination
|2013||Julie Brenneman, NUTR
Kelly Confer, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center
|2012||Carol Walizer, CSD|
|2011||Mary Jo Spicer, HDFS|
|2010||Michelle Ilgen, KINES|
|2009||Lisa Grove, BBH|
|2008||Mary Jo Luebbers, Prevention Research Center|
|2007||Edith Rose Allison, HPA/CHCPR|
|2006||Amy Mitchell, KINES|
|2005||Abby Diehl, Dean's Office|
|2004||Marianne Kuhns, Dean's Office|
|2003||Dawn Driver, HR&RM|
|2002||Jerome "Boe" Itinger, Dean's Office|
|2001||Donna Ballock, HDFS|
|2000||Linda Duerr, Child Development Laboratory|
|1999||Cleo Campbell, HDFS|
|1998||Sharon Houser, HR&RM|
|1997||Alice Saxion, HDFS|
|1996||Joy Lose, CMDIS|
|1995||Martha Starling, Dean's Office/Development|
|1994||Norma Woika, NUTR|
|1993||T.J. Winand, Dean's Office|
|1992||Richard Erwin, Dean's Office|
|1991||Rhoda Williams, HR&RM|
|1990||Dawn Harpster, Copy Center|