Sponsored by Classified Personnel Council
Educational Assistance – Awards to aid employee development
Established in 2009 to assist State Classified employees seeking to move ahead in their jobs/careers. Employees may use this award to meet any needs associated with further education, for example: tuition, books, child care expenses, gas for traveling to class.
Everyday Hero – On-going individual recognition awards
Everyday Hero is a special recognition program sponsored by the Classified Personnel Council for recognizing outstanding employees of the CSU community. This recognition is for CSU state classified, administrative professionals, and faculty members.
Outstanding Achievement- Annual awards of $1000 each for exemplary service
This honor recognizes meritorious and outstanding achievement in job skills and/or service to the University by employees in the State Classified system. Nominations are solicited at the beginning of each calendar year and awarded to five individuals by the Classified Personnel Council. Nominations are encouraged from co-workers, peers, supervisors, colleagues, groups, units or departments but must be on behalf of individual employees. Candidates must have been employed as a State Classified employee at Colorado State University for at least three years to be considered and recipients of past awards are not eligible for a period of ten years.
Positive Action – Annual award to one individual or group recognition
This award was created to recognize persons or groups that have significantly contributed to State Classified employees at Colorado State University through systemic change. Systemic change is not only a one-time accomplishment, but the establishment of policies or actions that create a supportive work environment. The award recognizes efforts that can be considered and should be promoted as “best practices” in fostering employee performance.