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Nominations for the Janice Watkins Award 2017

June 16, 2017

12:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Here is your chance to nominate your exemplary civil service employee! Nominations for the Janice Watkins Award, presented each year to one or more employees, are now being requested by the Janice Watkins Award screening committee. The deadline for completed nominations is Friday, June 16, 2017, at 5:00pm.
The Janice Watkins Award for Distinguished Civil Service is an accolade given to exceptional employee for distinguished civil service. This award is a memorial to Janice Watkins, an individual who exemplified such service.
Janice Watkins was hit by an automobile and tragically killed after leaving work on the evening of December 19, 1974. At the time of her death, Janice was a supervisor in the Insurance Office on the east side of campus. Janice served as president of the Staff Advisory Council. In addition, she served on various UIC committees while employed at the university and was known by virtually the entire UIC community. Janice also found time for activities external to UIC. She was employed by the university for over ten years.
At the request of the Civil Service Staff Advisory Council (S.A.C.), UIC instituted an award for distinguished civil service as a memorial to Janice Watkins and her dedication to her co-workers, fellow employees and the entire community.
Objectives of the Award
1. To honor the achievements attained by one of the institutions basic but less visible group.
2. To invoke recognition of the dedication demonstrated by an employee to people of the campus and community.
3. To give exceptional staff the gratitude of the university, and the recognition of their peers, in the form of the Janice Watkins Award.
Nomination Procedure:
Please go to the Staff Advisory Council website to download the nomination form . The nomination form must be filled out and signed by the nominator and include three recommendation letters. A completed nomination requires one completed nomination form and a minimum of three signed and typed letters of recommendations. Submissions can be made by any person (faculty, staff, or student) familiar with the nominee. All completed forms must be directed to no later than June 16, 2017 at 5:00pm. More than one individual per department may be nominated. Completed forms may also be mailed to Mariola Arriola, Room B17-G SCE, M/C 120, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL, 60607.
If you are interested in being a part of the screening committee for this award, please contact us!
For further information, feel free to contact either of the following:
Graundia Smith, President, S.A.C.
Phone: (312) 355 - 3350
Mariola Arriola, Corresponding Secretary, S.A.C.
Phone: (312)355-4054


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