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Celebrating Excellence: UMKC Faculty and Staff Awards


2010 Recipient

Eve McGee

Eve McGee
Social Worker
School of Nursing

Through her work, UMKC School of Nursing “is being recognized nationally as a leader in increasing the success of minority students.”

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Human Resources Campus Collaboration
Staff Award

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Established: Revised 2009

Description: This award recognizes and celebrates sustained contributions and an active commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity at UMKC, signaling the university’s commitment to diversity as a core value as well as an enterprise which benefits the entire campus.

Purpose: To recognize and celebrate sustained contributions and an active commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity at UMKC, signaling the university’s commitment to diversity as a core value as well as an enterprise which benefits the entire campus

Eligibility: Full-time UMKC staff members. UMKC Staff Governing Board Members are not eligible for this award.

Nature of Award: One $1500 stipend award + commemorative wall plaque issued annually.

  • Amount: $1500
  • Funding Source: $1000 Human Resources, $500 + plaque Chancellor’s Office
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Terms of Award: One-time, lump-sum, non-renewable award payable to recipient as a taxable stipend. Previous award recipients ineligible for repeat awards.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Recognizes that students are integral to everything we do
  • Encourages free, honest and candid communication
  • Accepts responsibility for shared ownership
  • Promotes creativity, critical thinking and interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Is committed to sharing both information and decision making
  • Seeks, supports and celebrates the diversity of all people
  • Is sensitive and respectful to differences in learning styles, ideas, and beliefs
  • Fosters academic and intellectual freedom

Nomination Process: Candidates are nominated by faculty, staff and students from UMKC. The form can be found on the Staff Council Web site: www.umkc.edu/staffcouncil.
Send nominations to: staffcouncil@umkc.edu.

Deadline for Submission of Nominations Materials: November 1 annually.

Selection Process:
Staff Council Awards Committee will meet at least once annually to reviews all nominations and selects most qualified recipient based upon the qualifying criteria identified above.

Award Date: Award will be presented prior to April 30.

Recognition: Recipient will be recognized on the UMKC Awards Web site, and presented with award check and commemorative plaque at appropriate UMKC awards event.