Rewards & Recognition Program

Rewards and Recognition

The goal of the Information Technology (IT) Rewards and Recognition Program is to encourage and acknowledge outstanding employee performance throughout the department.

Recognition Criteria

Nominees for the Rewards and Recognition Program possess these qualities:

  • Performs beyond expectations
  • Provides exemplary work in support of the Campus Community
  • Accomplishes a task or process that facilitates workflow
  • Collaborates successfully with peers towards a common purpose
  • Completes any other extraordinary service or tasks
  • Inspires others

Levels of Recognition

The Rewards and Recognition Program offers two levels of employee appreciation:

  • You Make the Difference Award -Designed to encourage colleague-to-colleague recognition at any time. When you observe a fellow employee making a positive difference, you can nominate them for special recognition. This is how the You Make a Difference reward works:
    • A committee reviews each nomination and makes recommendations to the Leadership Team
    • Approved reward recipients receive:
    • $10 VIP Gold Points Card, which is a gift certificate that can be used at Spartan Shops and dining facilities
    • Kudos Card, which contains positive feedback from the nominating employee or manager
    • The recipient’s supervisor is notified of the recognition
  • The Moment of Magic Award - Designed to recognize an accomplishment that exceeds the expectations of the customer and leaves an extremely positive impression. Any achievement/performance considered for this award must demonstrate that the employee exceeded expectations. This is how the Moment of Magic Award works: 
    • A committee reviews each nomination and makes recommendations to the Leadership Team
    • Approved recipients receive a $25 VIP Gold Points Card and a certificate of recognition
    • The recipient’s supervisor is notified of the recognition

Nominate a Colleague  

To nominate a colleague for the You Make the Difference or Moment of Magic Award, complete the Award Nomination Form. You will receive a notification after your nomination is received.

Kudos Card