Staff Awards & Recognition

The Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension has an approved awards program designed to honor outstanding staff, administrators and teams. For details on how to nominate someone for an award, check the "Guidelines and Suggested Criteria" listed for each award.

View all previous recipients of staff awards.

A+ Advisor Award

  • Plaque only
  • 1-4 awards presented annually at the Fall Luncheon
  • Contact: Student Advisory Council/CALS Career and Academic Services, (520) 621-3611

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Administrator of the Year Award

  • Plaque for administrator and $1000 award to unit
  • Presented annually at the Fall Luncheon
  • Contact: Jean McLain, Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-4084

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Shirley O'Brien Diversity & Inclusion Award

  • Two awards of a plaque and monetary gift of $500 each
  • Presented annually
  • Contact: Ursula Schuch, Chair, ALVSCE Diversity and Inclusion Council, (520) 621-1060

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Arizona Experiment Station Staff Award

  • $500 and a plaque
  • Presented semi-annually at the Spring and Fall Luncheons
  • Contact: Amanda Stevens, Treasurer, Arizona Experiment Station, (520) 626-5795

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Staff Award

  • $1,000 for each semi-annual winner
  • Plaque presented at Spring or Fall Luncheon
  • Permanent plaque in Forbes 3rd floor lobby lists all recipients to date
  • Contact: Any member of the Staff Council. Go to the  ALVSCE Staff Council webpage https://compass.arizona.edu/staff/ for a list of current members.

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Staff in Cooperative Extension Award

  • $500 and plaque
  • Presented annually at an Extension or ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Ed Martin, Interim Director, Cooperative Extension, (520) 621-7205

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Staff in Research Award

  • $1,000 and a plaque
  • Presented annually at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information

Outstanding Staff in Support of Instruction and Student Services Award

  • $500 and a plaque
  • Presented annually at the Spring Luncheon
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (520) 621-3613

Guidelines and Suggested Criteria

Outstanding Team Award

  • $500 per person ($2,500 maximum per team)
  • Brass plate bearing all team members' names added to master plaque
  • Presented annually at an ALVSCE event
  • Contact: Zaida Zalbidea, Program Coordinator, (520) 621-5242

Guidelines, Criteria and Submission Information