Font Size

Notice body

Four Auburn University employees have been recognized as Spirit of Excellence recipients for the month of January. The recipients for January are, Patricia L. Branum for administrative and professional excellence in the library; Taleeda P. Edwards for office administration excellence in foreign languages; Betty R. Terry for service and maintenance excellence in custodial services; and Katrina K. Ponder for technical and paraprofessional excellence in information technology.

Spirit of Excellence is a monthly award from Human Resources given to employees in the areas of service/maintenance, secretarial/clerical, technical and administrative/professional. The award recognizes employees who perform above the requirements of their position to improve service, quality and the department’s image; exemplify professionalism and dedication to excellent service by putting forth extra effort; provide outstanding contributions of significance to the university or department’s mission; achieve accomplishments that exceed normal expectations; or have outstanding business contributions of significance. Monthly winners are eligible to receive the Employee of the Year Award, announced at the annual Employee Recognition Award ceremony in the spring.

To nominate an employee, a form must be completed and submitted to the following address: Spirit of Excellence Award, Department of Human Resources, 1550 E. Glenn Avenue, Auburn, AL 36849.

Nominations must be received by the 15th of each month and will remain in effect for a period of one year from the date submitted.

The nomination form is available here.