The Outstanding Staff Awards are presented annually, with finalists and winners being recognized at the Spring General Meeting. Due to the current campus closure, the event recognizing finalists and winners will be announced at a later date. 

Submissions are open from May 12th and will close on May 27th at 5 p.m.

Nominate a candidate


The awards consist of:

Staff Who Make a Difference Award

Who it's for: Four (4) staff members representing (one staff member for each) the following UCR employment groups: Service, Administrative, Technical, and Professional.

Learn more about the Staff Who Make a Difference Award

People Helping People Award

Who it's for: One (1) staff member selected based on community service.

Learn more about the People Helping People Award

Tartan Soul Award

Who it's for: One (1) individual selected based on strengths in any/all of the four (4) Tartan Soul criteria areas (i.e. excellence, accountability, integrity, respect).

Learn more about the Tartan Soul Award

Diversity Award

Who it's for: One (1) staff member selected based on above & beyond the commitment to diversity in the UCR community.

Learn more about the Diversity Award

Volunteer of the Year Award

Who it's for: One award given to a staff member with an outstanding volunteer service record. (Only applicable to Staff Assembly Volunteers).

Learn more about the Volunteer of the Year Award

Need more information?

Contact Johnathan Lozano or Katherine Van Horn
Co-Directors of Involvement and Recognition
E-mail: johnathan.lozano@ucr.edu or katherine.vanhorn@ucr.edu
Tel: (951) 827-5723/ (951) 827-3805