Foundation Classified Employee award

This award, funded by the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, recognizes an exemplary classified staff member who has excelled in their position and demonstrated significant impact to their department and the University.   The award winner will be recognized at the “Honor the Best Ceremony” in May and will receive a $5,000 monetary award. 

Who is eligible for the Foundation Classified Employee award

  • All classified staff with five (5) years of continuous FTE years of classified service who are currently employed.
  • Nominee must be a full-time or part-time classified employee of the University of Nevada, Reno and may be employed at any of the University's locations.

Criteria for the award

  • Exhibits a commitment to quality and success of their department and the University.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to go above and beyond their scope of assigned job responsibilities.
  • Portrays a positive attitude towards fellow employees, faculty, students, and the public.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to professional development and community service activities (attendance at workshops, classes, committee and/or volunteer work).

Nomination form

Nominations are currently being solicited for 2023 and are due Friday, March 3, 2023.

Foundation Classified Employee Form