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Nominations sought for distinguished service awards

Morehead State University’s Service Committee is seeking nominations for two of its most prestigious honors: the 2016-17 Distinguished Faculty and Distinguished Staff service awards.

Full-time faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching and staff members whose major duties do not include teaching are eligible for nomination for the faculty and staff awards, respectively. Information on employee status is available in the University Personnel Policy Manual.

The nomination packet should include the name and address of the nominee along with a brief one-page letter explaining how the individual meets the criteria. The supporting materials should detail the individual’s service to the University, including service as an official representative of MSU; serving as sponsor or adviser of an extracurricular activity; participating in ad hoc or standing committees at the department, college or university level; coordination of and participation in workshops, conferences, clinics, in-service and special events; development of non-research proposals; development of relations/partnerships with external groups, such as business, civic, education and government; and volunteer roles in the community, such as coach for Little League, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

The name of the nominator and the nominee will remain anonymous. Materials must be mailed to Service Committee, Morehead State University, 150 University Boulevard, UPO Box 764, Morehead, KY 40351, by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 17.

The recipients of the distinguished service awards will receive a $2,500 award.  Nominations will be accepted from University faculty, staff, retirees and students as well as members of the community.

The award presentations will be during the Fall Convocation.