University of Southern Indiana
  • Welcome
    subheading titleWelcome to Staff Council's website! - The Quad

  • Key
    subheading titleEmployee Recognition Award recognizes extraordinary professional contributions

    and quality service of our University support staff and their integral role in advancing the University's mission.

  • Archie's Closet
    subheading titleArchie's Closet Food Drive

    Archie's Closet's annual campus-wide (two-week) food drive event is held in September! Sponsored by Staff Council.

  • The Giving Tree
    subheading titleThe Giving Tree

    The GIVING TREE is an outreach program that provides gifts to faculty, staff and students with children within the USI community.

  • Employee Picnic
    subheading titleEmployee Picnic

    Employee Picnic is held in May! - Family Feud has been a favorite addition to the picnics.

  • Pumpkin Carving
    subheading titlePumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest

    Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest is held in late October. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes rewarded to the winners in each category.

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USI’s Staff Council would like to invite you to participate in a wonderful opportunity to nominate a colleague for the Support Staff Performance Recognition Award facilitated and presented by Staff Council.

The Support Staff Performance Recognition Award began in 2007 and all benefit-eligible support staff members (full and part-time) who have been employed by the University for one year are eligible to be nominated for this annual award (excluding current Staff Council members and employees who have won the award less than 3 years ago).

Voting by Staff Council members will be held and the award will be presented during the University's fall Support Staff Employee Recognition Luncheon.

Staff Council invites nominators of this award to be members of the faculty and administration along with support staff members.

If you know a support staff member in your area or from another area on campus who exhibits the below characteristics, please nominate him/her by clicking on this link: and completing the web-based nomination form (which will be automatically emailed to the Chair). Nominators’ identities will remain confidential and only known by the Staff Council Chair.

Desired Characteristics for the Support Staff Performance Recognition Award:

1) Provides superior service
2) Demonstrates excellence in the performance of job duties and responsibilities
3) Continually contributes to a positive, collaborative work environment
4) Exhibits exceptional resourcefulness, innovation or creativity

All nominations are due no later than Friday, June 28. 

Staff Council thanks you whole-heartedly for supporting and honoring our wonderful USI support staff members!

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