OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD and CLASSIFIED STAFF STAR AWARD
Definitions and Comparison
The Columbia College Classified Senate has developed two distinct methods of recognizing, articulating and valuing the professionalism and contributions of classified staff to Columbia College. These awards are representative of the Classified Senate’s active role in the participatory governance process.
The differences between these awards are as follows:
Outstanding Classified Employee of the Year
This Columbia College Classified Senate award recognizes an exemplary classified employee who best represents all of Columbia's classified staff and symbolizes the contributions and commitment to students, staff, faculty and community. Management, Faculty and Classified Staff may nominate a Classified Staff member for this award. The employee selected is acknowledged at the End of the Year luncheon and is honored with his/her name engraved on a plaque and photo (displayed for one year).
This award from the Columbia College Classified Senate recognizes the outstanding contributions of a permanent classified staff member who demonstrates the following qualities:
Previous Recipients List
Classified Staff STAR Award
Classified Senate Scholarship Criteria
The 2015/2016 recipients are:
The 2014/2015 recipient is:
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student who is pursuing a certificate or degree at Columbia College, using the College Application.
Criteria and Eligibility