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  Is Now Closed Best of luck to our spring applicants.  The recipient of the spring Staff Academic Award will be announced in February 2016.

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

2015 Staff Employee of the Year Nomination Period EXTENDED

Staff Council has EXTENDED the nomination period for our 2015 Staff Employee of the Year.  The award will be presented at our annual Staff Awards Luncheon in the spring.  Nominations and all letters of support are now due no late than Friday, February 26th, 2016 at noon.  Please submit completed nomination packets to the Staff Council Office, zip 160.
Employee of the Year Award Nomination Procedures   
Employee of the Year Nomination Form

Nominees for this award will be announced to campus following the closing of the nomination period.

Two New Staff Awards Added To Staff Awards Luncheon - NOMIANTION DEADLINE EXTENDED

At the encouragement of, and by the generosity of the CSU, Chico Administration, Staff Council is offering two new awards for our annual Staff Awards Luncheon.  The nomination period for both the Wildcat Spirit Award and the Customer Service Award are also EXTENDED, and will remain open through Friday, February 26th, 2016.  The awards will be presented at the spring awards luncheon.

Nominees for both of these awards will be announced to campus following the closing of the nomination period.

The Wildcat Spirit Award has been created to award a staff employee who displays exceptional Wildcat spirit.

The Customer Service Award will be awarded to a staff member who displays exemplary customer service.

Staff Council would like to sincerely thank campus Administration for their encouragement of the creation of these awards, as well as the generous funding of them.

Wildcat Spirit Award Nomination Packet

Customer Service Nomination Packet

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