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Employee Advisory Council accepting award nominations

posterAugusta University and Georgia Regents Health System Employee Advisory Council is seeking nominations for the following awards:

  • Clay Adamson Facilities Services Employee of the Year (University Only)
  • Erie P. Blissit (University Only)
  • Golden Pen (Enterprise)
  • Service Excellence (Enterprise)
  • Teamwork (Enterprise)
Clay Adamson Facilities Services Employee of the Year Award Information

This award is made possible by an endowment fund established by Clay Adamson Jr. Adamson was the director of the Medical College of Georgia Physical Plant Division, which is now the Facilities Services Division of Augusta University, until his retirement in 1997 after 30 years of dedicated service.

Previous winners not eligible for nomination: James Baker, Richard Quarles Jr., Thomas Rogers, Jordan Cribbs.

Erie P. Blissit Award Information

This award is made possible by an endowment fund established by the late James A. Blissit.Β Blissit was the vice president and treasurer emeritus of the Medical College of Georgia, now Augusta University. The award is in memory of his late wife, Erie, who retired from the Medical College of Georgia after 30 years of service. Mrs. Blissit served 17 years as an administrative assistant to the president.

Previous winners not eligible for nomination: Jane Bane, Sarah Braswell, Velma Brown, Lisa Kedigh, Diana Morris, Judy Sanders, Helen Smith, Lara Tucker, Michael Wilkins.

Golden Pen Award Information

This award recognizes the superior writing skills of both style and clarity of presentation in one or more articles published in a professional journal or publication during the previous 12 months. Nominees should have demonstrated outstanding leadership and effort through a speaking engagement at a professional conference during the previous 12 months.

Previous winners not eligible for nomination: Drs. Jack Yu, Nhuan Nguyen, Christina DeRemer.

Service Excellence Award Information

This award recognizes service to an academic, administrative or clinical area; service to the university and health system community (example: serving on committees, staffing or organizing events or functions, and other voluntary work-related activities); daily interaction with fellow staff, students, faculty, and/or patients and families; exemplary achievement and performance; excellence in service/personal interaction; and outstanding support/initiative and creativity.

Previous winners not eligible for nomination: Dr. Alexis Rossi, Elizabeth Jones, Melissa Bold, Sandra Oglesby, Victoria Worsham.

Teamwork Award Information

This award recognizes staff who work effectively as a team to successfully accomplish a task or meet a goal; builds effective collaborative relationships across different groups of departments within the university or health system to define and solve problems; creates a team environment that models communication, trust, cooperation and respect for differences; contributes toward an effort that has significant impact on departmental or organizational goals; and develops partnerships that seek input and involvement of those impacted by decisions.

Previous winners not eligible for nomination: ED Respiratory Therapy Team and Child Care Center Staff.

To review the criteria and nominate an employee for any of these prestigious awards, please view the nomination packets online at the EAC Awards Program webpage.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Alyssa Haskins at alhaskins@gru.edu or Debra Arnold at darnold@gru.edu

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