Staff Awards


The faculty, staff and students of the College of Pharmacy annually recognize up to ten classified staff members for their dedication, service, and outstanding job performance. Both administrative and research classified staff are eligible for nomination, based on the criteria listed below.

Award recipients will receive one of the following:

  • $1,500 cash award (4 Excellence awards)
  • Two Months of F-15 parking and two 2019 UT football tickets, game TBD (6 Merit awards)

Core Value: LeadershipCriteria for selection:

All award nominees must have a sustained and significant impact on the college through:

  • Outstanding dedication
  • Conscientious performance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ingenuity
  • Ability to foster collaboration, cooperation, and communication

Eligibility for selection:

  • The nominee must be a classified staff member
  • The nominee must be appointed to a benefits eligible position (50% or more)
  • The nominee must have been employed prior to 2017 for the cash award and prior to 2018 for the parking/tickets award
  • Excellence award recipients for 2017 & 2018 are ineligible for the cash award
  • Merit award recipients for 2018 are ineligible for this year’s F-15 parking/tickets award

Award recipients are reviewed and selected by 3-4 faculty members and the Assistant Dean for Administration.

Nominations must be submitted to Debra Madden by Monday, July 22, 2019.

All nominations will remain confidential.

2017 Excellence Award Recipients (Cash Award)
Sherrie Bendele
Jay Hamman
Iris Jennings
John Reineke

2018 Excellence Award Recipients (Cash Award)
Heather Aziz
Yolanda Camacho
Gloria Fang
Janet Larsen

2018 Merit Award Recipients (Parking/Football Tickets Award)
Tom Bowie
Char Burke
Cory Davis
Dorothy Gillette
Vorani Ramachandra
Rebecca Schwarz


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