Classified Staff Awards
The Staff Employees' Council (SEC) coordinates four classified staff awards to honor and acknowledge excellence at work, and exemplary leadership and service. The awards are presented at the University's Honor the Best celebration, an annual event to recognize the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students.
Classified Employee of the Month
As part of the Staff Employees Council (SEC), the Classified Employees Recognition Committee reviews nominations for outstanding classified employees on a monthly basis and recognizes up to two classified employees each month. The Employee of the Month shall receive a certificate, their name on the Lawlor marquee, a letter from President Marc Johnson with an invitation to have coffee and a pastry, as well as a Blue Card entitling them to various discounts and freebies.
Classified Employee of the Year
Each year the Staff Employees' Council recognizes one classified staff employee who makes exceptional contributions to the University. All members of the campus community are encouraged to nominate staff colleagues who deserve this special acknowledgment.
Wolf Cub of the Year Award
The Wolf Cub of the Year award recognizes outstanding full and part-time classified staff members who exemplify the University's standards for excellence and innovation during their first two years of employment.
Classified Staff Honoree
Classified Staff Honoree is a designation afforded to retired university classified staff members that meet eligibility requirements and receive approval for this status.
Student Employee Awards
Each year, our top students are recognized for their academic achievements, their service to the community, civic engagement, and as outstanding student workers.
Graduate Student Awards
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) coordinates multiple scholarships and awards for graduate students. Most students are recognized at GSA's Spring Awards ceremony, but some, including the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher, are recognized at the President's Honor the Best Ceremony.
Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year
Each year, Human Resources selects one undergraduate student worker to be recognized at the President's Honor the Best ceremony each May. Nominations typically occur in February and early March. More information about this award and current and past winners will be released soon.
Undergraduate Awards for Civic Engagement
In addition to the above Student Worker of the Year Award, students can earn recognition through the Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno (ASUN) Center for Student Engagement.