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.

Fall 2015 Staff Academic Award Application Period Open!  The application period for the Fall 2015 Staff Academic Award is open.  You may submit your application from June 1st - June 30th, 2015.  All applications are due no later than 4:00pm on Tuesday, June 30th.  Please send applications to Erin Tarabini at SSC 190, zip 105.  Questions about the fall award application process may be directed to Erin TarabiniClick here to access the fall application!

2015 Spring Academic Award Recipients
In May two $500 academic awards were awarded to Laurie Ratterree in the Management Department and Anna Kamanzi in the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office!  We congratulate these two exemplary staff members and wish them the best in their academic endeavors.  Laurie and Anna will be awarded a certificate at the June Staff Council meeting.  Thank you to the Office of the Vice President for University Advancement for sponsoring the two academic awards this year.

2015 Academic Award Winners
Pictured left to right:  Anna Kamanzi - Financial Aid & Scholarship Office; Erin Tarabini - Staff Council Service Projects Chair; Laurie Ratterree - Management Department
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 Staff Employee of the Year List 1974-2012

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

Staff Suggestion Merit Award

This award has been established to acknowledge outstanding suggestions submitted by staff members. Staff Council recognizes these individuals on a a semester basis with an award of $100. The suggestions are reviewed for their benefit to the university based on the intrinsic value of time, money, energy or safety that could be achieved.