Accepting Nominations for Mary Jane Kelly and Community Service Awards

The Office of Human Resources is currently accepting nominations for the Community Service Award and the Mary Jane Kelly Award for Service Excellence which will be presented during our Employee Recognition Ceremony in February. More information on employee recognition week will be communicated separately as plans for the entire week are finalized.

The linked nomination forms are the official document which will be used to review the nominations. Please submit all nominations electronically or by confidential mail to the attention of Dana Whittlesey ( in the Human Resources Office, Suite G-216 by January 27, 2017.

Details of each award are as follows:

Community Service Award
This award was established by Dr. Glenn Saltzman who retired in 1996 after 20 years of service in the Department of Behavioral Sciences as a Charter Chairperson and the Division of Medical Sciences as a Director. He and his wife Ruth created the award in memory of their son Jon. The award annually recognizes an employee who has made contributions to the betterment of the community and service to fellow citizens. Emphasis will be given to an employee’s service to their community during the past two years. Think about your co-workers’ participation in community activities and/or the employee’s contribution to the organization(s) and/or charity(s) served and consider making a nomination!

Download the nomination form.

Mary Jane Kelly Award for Service Excellence
This award was established in honor of Mary Jane Kelly, one of the very first employees of the institution, who served as assistant to the vice provost for administration and public affairs. This award is presented to a staff member who demonstrates an exemplary work ethic and takes the appropriate initiative while maintaining a strong service oriented attitude. Think about all the great things your co-workers do that represent the attributes described. We want everyone to know about our best-of-the-best, so please consider making a nomination!

Download the nomination form.

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