Staff Awards

Awards won by Student Affairs staff, departments, and programs

2019 award winners posing as a group with their trophies

2021 Staff Service Award Honorees

Arlene West, Albert Burton, Stuart Neff, Kelly Beam, David Henry, Colleen Martin, Justin Peterson, Melissa Taylor, Valerie Wells


2021 Outstanding Performance Award

Beverly Cooper
Justin Petersen

Beverly Cooper in International Student and Scholar Services and Justin Petersen in Intramural Sports and Recreation has been selected for 2021 Outstanding Performance Award. The Outstanding Performance Awards recognize university staff (both exempt and nonexempt) who inspire others through their outstanding dedication and commitment to UofL. The awards serve as a companion to the Distinguished Faculty Awards that similarly honor the excellent contributions of university faculty each year. They are given annually to employees across all staff job groups at the university, and not specific to any specific staff category..


2021 Cardinal Principle Champions

Commencement Planning Team

Michael Mardis, Stephanie Reibert, Tim Moore, Angela Taylor, Heather Gentry, Kevin Lush, Ryan Sears, Joe Elliott, Amanda James, Lily Assgari, Kassie Flanery, Scott Burks, Vanessa Blair, Janet Cappiello, Paul DeMarco, Courtney Kerr, Reilly Brown, Zach Pennington, Mary Ann Vetter

UofL COVID-19 Hero Award

Honoring exceptional service for all the ways you went above and beyond during the pandemic this last year.

Assistant Directors of Residential Education
(Campus Housing)

Timothy (Colten) Ingram, Olivia Langston, J'Lissabeth Faughn, and Mohammad Hussain


Student Champion

Provides students the opportunity before the close of the spring semester to recognize any faculty or staff member who went above and beyond for them in creating meaningful educational experiences and helping them navigate this incredibly difficult year.

Campus Housing:Tyree Mathis

Career Center: Erin Heakin, Mallory Newby

Counseling Center: Rachel Evans Gabrielle Ebeling-Rodriguez, Geetanjali Gulati

Dean of Students’ Office: Angela Taylor, Shirley Hardy, Geri Morgan, Byron Lightsy, Jessica Gernert

International Students and Scholars Services: Thomas Beard

Intramurals: John Smith, Timothy Lynch, Justin Lucas

Student Involvement: Kathleen Meyer, Ashley Triplett

Student Activities Center: Glenn Gittings

TRIO: Holly Burton, Erica LaMarche