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Employee Awards

The 19th Annual Employee Recognition & Awards Program
Thursday, May 10, 2018

 
The Reynolds Community College Awards Program is open to all full-time and part-time college employees for their accomplishments during the previous calendar year. All full-time and part-time faculty and staff who were employed for the full previous calendar year are eligible to be nominated for any of the awards described below. Nominations may be from co-workers, supervisors, or self.
Nominations are due by 5:00pm on Friday, March 9, 2018. Award recipients will be announced at the Employee Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Lipman Auditorium, Parham Road Campus.
 
Please click on the award below to see a description of each award:

Academic Scholar Award 

Awarded to an individual who has achieved significant academic scholarly accomplishment through research, publishing, and/or professional presentations. Nominees evaluated for accomplishments in one or more of the following: 

  • Research in the teaching discipline, instructional pedagogy, or instructional technology
  • Publication in newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, or other recognized media
  • Presentation and/or major speech at professional organizations or events
  • Honors, awards, or recognition from professional organizations
College Spirit Award 

Awarded to an individual who demonstrates a high level of enthusiasm and college spirit. Nominees evaluated for accomplishments in one or more of the following: 

  • Displaying a constant positive attitude
  • Striving to create enthusiasm or a positive attitude in others
  • Conducting activities or events that are designed to boost morale and/or social interaction among employees
Learning Environment Award

Awarded to an individual who best embraces the concepts of the Learning Environment.Nominees evaluated for one or more of the following:  

  • conducting activities that demonstrate the principles of the Learning Environment
  • consistently demonstrating behavior that models the Learning Environment
  • developing instructional or administrative materials that demonstrate the principles of the Learning Environment
 Multicultural Enrichment Award

Awarded to an individual who demonstrates a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to helping our college and/or community celebrate the richness of different cultures, diversity, and inclusion. Nominees should demonstrate an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness beyond the call of duty and shall be evaluated for accomplishments in two or more of the following:

  • Demonstration of emerging or sustained commitment to the values of diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism through positive communication between persons of different backgrounds and different cultures represented at our college campuses and our community
  • Evidence of exceptional efforts to promote a college environment that is free from bias and discrimination
  • Striving to create enthusiasm and a positive attitude in others towards celebrating differences in culture
  • Conducting activities or events that are designed to enrich multiculturalism and diversity at our college
Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Faculty Leadership Award

The Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Faculty Leadership Awardcommemorates the twenty-six year presidency of S. A. Burnette. The award was established by Virginia Sargeant Reynolds, the mother of J. Sargeant Reynolds for whom the college is named. Through her kind generosity, an endowed fund has been established with the Foundation to annually provide a stipend to the recipient of this award. The winner of this award receives a $500 check. Nominees evaluated for accomplishments in one or more of the following:   

  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated commitment to J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Classified Staff Employee of the Year Award

Awarded to a full-time, part-time or wage/hourly classified employee who demonstrates exemplary individual achievement through their contributions and performance in their job, and inspires and supports the performance and achievement of their colleagues. Nominees evaluated for accomplishments in one or more of the following:    

  • Inspires, encourages or supports the achievement of others, such as through leading by example
  • Routinely initiates actions or contributes ideas to improve work methods or efficiency within their department, division or to college-wide processes and procedures which result in sustainable and measurable outcomes 
  • Acts as a catalyst for positive change through work on committees, projects or Reynolds initiatives
  • Enhances and/or promotes a positive image of Reynolds through excellent communications and/or customer service with the college or within the community
 
Nominate a co-worker for any of the awards above: