Nominations for the Employee Recognition Awards are being accepted. Please submit your nominations by Noon on Friday, March 15, 2019.

The Engagement Award recognizes a South Central College staff or faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to SCC through engagement with the college and the community. The criteria for this award include:

  • Demonstration of leadership within the department
  • Participation on college committees, action teams, student organizations and or work groups
  • Participation in internal and external collaborations and or partnerships
  • Mentoring other faculty/staff

The Rising Star Award is designed to recognize an outstanding faculty or staff member (whether temporary, part-time, or full time) who has been employed three years or less at South Central College. The criteria for this award include:

  • Outstanding representative of the college
  • Demonstration of a strong commitment to SCC
  • Going above and beyond the average call of duty
  • Supporting the mission of the college
  • Demonstrating outstanding service and/or commitment to students

The Teamwork Award recognizes a South Central College team who has demonstrated a commitment to SCC through teamwork to the college. The nominated team characteristics include:

  • Exemplary in helping others
  • Always willing to share ideas
  • Contributing to a positive work environment
  • Mentoring/coaching and supporting co-workers 

The Staff Service Excellence Award recognizes a South Central College employee who has demonstrated a commitment to SCC through Service Excellence to the college. Nominations for this award can be submitted from across the college. The nominated employee should:

  • Exceed the expectations of the customer by providing exceptional service
  • Support the mission of the college in service excellence every day
  • Promote diversity
  • Have been “caught in the act” of delivering exceptional service

The Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year will be awarded to a faculty member who has consistently demonstrated excellence in teaching. The criteria for this award include:

  • Going above and beyond the average call of duty
  • Demonstrating effective interpersonal skills at multiple levels
  • Promoting student learning
  • Promoting diversity
  • Promoting global perspectives 
  • Demonstrating an appreciation for technology
  • Demonstrating an appreciation for professional development and continued education
  • Being an outstanding representative of our college and external communities

Important note: The recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Member award will lead the faculty during the graduation program in spring.