President's Award of Excellence

The President’s Award of Excellence (PAE) recognizes exemplary University staff members for their exceptional support and performance for their department and the University. Award recipients of the Award of Excellence will receive $1,000 monetary award and a commemorative plaque. Their name is also displayed in the Office of Human Resources in Brokaw Hall to recognize this accomplishment.

The President and the PAE Review Committee review peer nominations for this award and select up to two recipients annually, taking into consideration the following criteria:

  • Support: Demonstrates above and beyond commitment to the support of the students, staff or faculty.
  • Stewardship: Demonstrates a high level of care and responsibility for the well-being of the University and its resources for the benefit of our students, staff, and faculty.
  • Innovation: Drives innovation, initiative and leadership in the workplace through creative ideas which positively impact the University and/or the surrounding community.
  • Teamwork: Works in partnership with others while nurturing an environment of comradery and collaboration.

President's Service Award Luncheon

Lawrence is pleased to salute each of our staff member’s efforts in helping to make Lawrence one of the country’s premier liberal arts colleges through our Service Award Luncheon. This program is one way for the University to gratefully acknowledge the hard work and dedication of each staff member.

The service awards program recognizes service award milestones from five years to 40+ years of service. Recipients are honored at the President’s Service Award Luncheon, an annual celebration to honor employees who attain service milestones throughout the past year. Service award recipients, along with their guests and supervisors, attend the President’s Service Award Luncheon, which includes presentation of service awards, presentation of the President’s Award of Excellence and musical entertainment.

If you have any questions or want to provide feedback about the luncheon, please contact Human Resources at Ext. 6543 or humanresources@lawrence.edu.

Congratulations to the 2016 Service Award Recipients!

President's Award of Excellence Recipient - Cynthia Patterson

President's Award of Excellence Recipient - Larry Darling

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