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Announcements

Nominations open for the 2012 Technician of the Year award

January 9, 2012

Do you care for animals used for research or teaching at CSU? Do you feel you've made positive contributions improving animal welfare? Have you encouraged or mentored a colleague who has improved the quality of their work? You may be eligible for the Technician of the Year Award.

Nominations for the 2012 Technician of the Year award are now being accepted. This is the third year for the award, which is hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Consider nominating a deserving individual for the award.

Nominations should include at least one letter of reference from an individual other than the nominator. A maximum of two letters of reference will be accepted. Letters of reference should be one page including addresses/headings. Individuals can nominate themselves.

The award consisting of a plaque and $100 prize will be presented at a breakfast on Feb. 1, 2012.

The nomination deadline has been extended to Jan. 18.

Nominations should be submitted to Margaret Saldana, 2001 Campus Delivery or Margaret.Saldana@colostate.edu.

Bright Spot award

We believe that all our VPR employees are exceptional in the work they do. However, there are employees who can be easily identified as being a bright spot.

These employees have discovered an easy or unique solution for an everyday problem or situation. By doing things differently, they contribute to higher productivity, cost-efficiency, service and excellence. More importantly, their methods can be easily emulated by others.

In turn, the result is effective, positive change in the way we all do business or tackle problems.

To nominate someone for the Bright Spot Award, complete the
Bright Spot Award Nomination Form and send to Margaret Saldana, 2001 Campus Delivery or Margaret.Saldana@colostate.edu.