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Awards and Recognition

President's Staff Excellence Award

The President's Staff Excellence Award is bestowed every year on the top university staff employees who best represent high achievement in their contributions to the university. Award recipients receive a one-time cash award and will be honored during a unified recognition event in the spring. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria, to access the nomination form and to view a list of current and past recipients.

Eligibility, award criteria and selection process

Nomination form (coming in 2019)

List of current and past recipients
 

President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award

The President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award was established to recognize departments, teams or groups of employees whose achievements advance or support the university's initiatives to transform the Tulane experience. Recipients will receive a one-time cash award and will be honored during a unified recognition event this spring which will include staff members who reach milestone service anniversaries. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria, and to access the nomination form. 

Eligibility, award criteria and selection process

Nomination form (coming in 2019)

List of current and past recipients
 

The Spirit of Tulane Award

This award was established by President Fitts in 2017 to recognize those employees who best exemplify the Spirit of Tulane. Nominations for this award are accepted on a continuous basis. Recipients are notified by the Office of the President and are invited as honored guests to attend the annual unified recognition event held each spring. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria and selection process.

Eligibility, award criteria and selection process
 

Tulane Staff Legacy Award

This honor is bestowed on those staff employees who voluntarily leave the university in good standing after 25 years of continuous, full-time staff employment at Tulane.  Those whose service has been awarded legacy status may maintain an active Tulane email account, participate in the extended tuition waiver program,* maintain library privileges, have access to Tulane dining facilities, access the Reily Center at employee rates, receive discounted tickets for athletic events and the bookstore and have access to lectures, concerts and theater performances on campus that are open to the university community. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria and to access the nomination form.

Eligibility, award criteria and selection process

Nomination form

*Extended tuition waiver benefit is available to all staff employees who meet eligibility requirements as outlined in the staff handbook regardless of Legacy Award status.
 

Yvette Milner Jones Award

In recognition of Yvette M. Jones' longstanding leadership, dedication, and tireless service to the advancement of Tulane University, the Tulane University Board established the Yvette Milner Jones Award. This award will be bestowed upon an outstanding Tulane University staff member or administrator for his or her superior achievement, dedicated service, and involvement in the affairs of the Tulane University community. Use the link below for award eligibility, criteria and selection process. This award will be offered again in 2019.

Eligibility, award criteria, selection process

Nomination form (coming in 2019)
 

Unified Recognition Event

In 2018, all campuses joined together for a Unified Recognition Event to recognize not only milestone anniversaries, President's Staff Excellence Award recipients, and President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award recipients but also Student Employment Recognition Awards, New Hire Buddy Program, and the  Lean Six Sigma certification program.

Please see below to see who was honored during this year's event.

2018 Unified Recognition Event

For questions please contact the Office of Human Resources at 504-865-4748