Staff Academic Award

Designed to assist a staff employee who is furthering his or her educational goals. To be eligible, employees must be currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education.

Spring 2016 Application Period Open Staff Council is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2016 Staff Academic Award.  The award, worht $500, is sponsored by the Vice President of Business & Finance.  The application period is open from November 1 - November 30.  Completed appilcations may be submitted to the Staff Council Office, zip 160 no later than noon on Monday, November 30.  Questions about the academic award may be directed to Melissa Cheatham, Staff Recognition Committee Chair.

2015 Fall Academic Award Recipient
In September, Advisor for the Office of International Education and Study Abroad & International Exchanges was awarded a $500 academic award!  Kirby will be graduating from CSU, Chico in Spring 2016 with a Master's Degree in Social Science with an emphasis on Student Services.   We congratulate Kirby on this achievement, and wish her the best as she finishes her Masters.  Thank you to the our CSU, Chico Administration for sponsoring our Staff Academic Award.

Cindy and Kirby Academic Award
Pictured left to right:  Cindy Kelly - Service Projects Chair, Kirby Swickard - Staff Academic Award Recipient
Photo Credit:  Melanie O'Connor, CSU, Chico

Staff Employee of the Year Award

Our 2014 Staff Employee of the Year was announced at the 44th Annual Staff Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 16th. This esteemed award is presented to a staff employee of CSU, Chico for his or her outstanding service.  Nominees must be a nonacademic, state, Research Foundation, University Foundation or Associated Student employee working at least half-time or greater. Award recipients are chosen based on personal contributions to the campus, their relationships with people and University-wide service. Past Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year List 1974-2014

2014 Staff Employee of the Year Recipient
Congratulations to Michelle Holmes of the Office of the Registrar - CSU, Chico's 2014 Staff Employee of the Year!


Photo Credit:  Jason Halley, CSU, Chico

2014 Staff Employee of the Year Nominees
We had four amazing Employee of the Year nominees at this year's Staff Awards Luncheon!  Staff Council congratulates them on this wonderful achievement.  Our nominees were: Peggy Armocido - Communication Arts & Sciences Department; Kristin Gruneisen - Center for Healthy Communities; Michelle Holmes - Office of the Registrar; Bev Langston - Risk Management Office.  Thank you, ladies for bringing out the best that our University has to offer!

EOTY NOminees 2014

Pictured from left: Kristin Gruneisen, Peggy Armocido, Michelle Holmes, Bev Langston
Photo Credit:  Jason Halley, CSU, Chico