Award Categories


Good Citizenship

Promoting positive morale through actions of good spirit.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • foster community by building bridges for individuals or groups to come together for intellectual or social connections
  • act in a humanitarian way by "doing the right thing" for another person or group
  • seek opportunities to share valuable resources
  • serve as model citizens to HLS students, faculty, staff, or external community members

Collaboration / Helping / Mentoring

Leading others through partnerships.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • positively influence others in working towards departmental or organizational objectives
  • actively participate in fostering others through change initiatives
  • invest time and effort in coaching and/or mentoring
  • serve as role models to others through positive interactions

Bright Idea / Creativity

Honoring the creative problem solver.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • develop innovative solutions to business challenges
  • break down boundaries and/or create new relationships to improve the way work gets done
  • approach problems as opportunities for growth and learning

Above and Beyond

Modeling superior service.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • provide a unique level of service that fosters business relationships/further enhances reputation

Make it Happen

Relentlessly resourceful and productive.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • achieve a desired outcome despite adversity (e.g. limited resources, time constraints, an unexpected challenge)

Unsung Hero

Working behind the scenes.

This award category is for an individual or individuals who:

  • consistently provide high quality, reliable and critical work that, if undone, would halt highly visible operations
  • demonstrate a steady willingness to improve work situations and does so without prompting or fanfare
Last modified: February 19, 2009

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