Longevity Awards

Staff Council's service recognition program acknowledges all professional & scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Longevity Award winners receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.

View a list of Longevity Award recipients published by Iowa Now

Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award

Established in 1993, the award was created to provide a statewide forum to recognize staff members in conjunction with colleagues from the other Board of Regents institutions. Their accomplishments have significantly benefited the University, brought honor or recognition to the University, and had a significant positive impact on the State of Iowa. Each winner receives a commemorative gift, and the University grants a $1,000 prize to each award recipient.

Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award criteria

2014 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award recipients:

  • Peter Berkson
  • Scott Bounds
  • Jane Caton
  • Edudzi (Eddie) Etsey
  • Sherri Marine
  • Dale Stille

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UI Outstanding Staff Award

This award recognizes current UI staff who have made outstanding accomplishments and contributions that significantly benefited or brought honor or recognition to the University.

UI Outstanding Staff Award criteria

2014 UI Outstanding Staff Award recipients:

  • Tiffany Adrain
  • Terrance Averkamp
  • Monique DiCarlo
  • Jean Florman
  • Diane Lamb
  • Rachel Quinlan

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David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award in Service to The University of Iowa

The David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award for Public Service is given annually to individuals who have made significant contributions and have shown “exceptional imagination and dedication to improving the university community.” Service must include activities of high quality in staff governance, committee work, policy improvement, program creation, etc. and must be outside normal job responsibilities. Recipients will receive $500 and a commemorative gift.

David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award in Service to The University of Iowa criteria

2014 David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award recipients:

  • Christopher Clark
  • Diane Finnerty

View full profiles of recipients posted by Iowa Now

Past Award Recipients

2013 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Awards
  • Jeff Dolan
  • Lori Dolan
  • Barbara "BJ" Hannon
  • Mary Heath
  • Jennifer Lassner
  • Charles Swanson
2013 University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Awards
  • Susan Beckett
  • Dennis Heimdal
  • John Doershuk
  • Lindsay Jarratt
  • Teresa Kulper
  • Pauline Wieland Plowman
2013 David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award in Service to the University of Iowa
  • Carly Armour
  • Janice Mendenhall

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2012 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Awards
  • Jolene Pickett
  • Larry Meyer
  • Penny Rembolt
  • Gabriela Rivera
  • Lee A. Friell
  • Richard See
2012 University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Awards
  • Michelle Altmaier
  • Brett A. Wagner
  • David L. Gould
  • Dari Shirazi
  • Robert Ramsey
  • Paulette Villhauer
2012 David J. Skorton Staff Excelence Award in Service to The University of Iowa
  • Amber Seaton
  • Billie Townsend

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2011 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Awards
  • Stacey Cyphert
  • Julie Eichenberger-Gilmore
  • Thomas Gahan
  • Marian Muste
  • Connie Mutel
  • William Radl
2011 University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Awards
  • Anne Gannaway
  • Mary Lynn Eckert
  • Michelle Harder
  • Kim Hobbs
  • Amanda Kalen
  • Mitchell Owen
2011 David J. Skorton Staff Excelence Award in Service to The University of Iowa
  • John Lundell
  • James Verry

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Click here to access full profiles of 2010 staff award recipients posted by fyi

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