Awards of Excellence
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees annually sponsors the Awards of Excellence, a program that recognizes outstanding employees for their contributions to the mission of the College and their efforts to make the College vision a reality. Nominations are accepted beginning in January.
Past Recipients list
Awards of Excellence: Frequently Asked Questions
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees annually sponsors the Awards of Excellence, a program that recognizes outstanding employees for their contributions to the mission of the College and their efforts to make the College vision a reality.
Who may submit a nomination?
Where can I get a nomination form?
Anyone may submit a nomination. Nominations from students and community members are encouraged!
When are nominations due?
Nominations forms are available on this page and will be available starting in January of every calendar year.
Who is eligible?
Nominations will be accepted until the end of February for the current award year.
What are the award categories?
All full-time employees, part-time employees and adjunct faculty members (other than Cabinet Level Administrators) are eligible to be nominated for an award.
How many employees will be recognized?
There are five categories:
- Support Staff
- Other Professional Staff
- Adjunct Faculty
- Part-Time Benefited/Part-Time Non-Benefited Staff
How are recipients selected?
One recipient will be selected in each of the five categories to receive an award.
How will award recipients be recognized?
For each award category a committee is formed. With the exception of the Adjunct Faculty and Part-Time Employee category, each committee is comprised entirely of employees in the respective award category (i.e. the support staff make up the Support Staff committee, etc.). The individual committees then review the nominations and recommend recipient(s) to the Board of Trustees for their approval.
Are there any restrictions on who can receive an award?
All award recipients will have their names added to the Award of Excellence plaque that is displayed on campus. In addition, they will each be presented with an individual plaque in the spring. Full-time recipients will receive an award stipend of $1000 (less appropriate taxes) while part-time staff recipients and adjunct faculty recipients will receive a $250 award (less appropriate taxes).
How can I find out the names of past recipients?
No person may receive an award two years in a row. Cabinet level Administrators are ineligible.
The names can be found on the past recipient list at the above link.