Do you know an excellent UFV employee? Nominate them for recognition!

Have you been wowed by the service of a UFV employee who went the extra distance? Was your UFV experience enhanced by someone who went out of their way to help you? Have you admired a UFV project or initiative that was led by an inspirational or outstanding UFV employee? Or have you watched a UFV employee team in action achieving excellent results?

If you know a UFV employee or team that you think deserves recognition for their general awesomeness, then nominate them for the new UFV Recognition Awards. Employees can be faculty or staff members.

The UFV Board of Governors is launching three new awards to recognize and celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV.

Nominations are now open for the UFV Staff Excellence Award, the UFV Inspirational Leadership Award and the UFV Teamwork Award.

UFV Staff Excellence Award
This award recognizes staff members who have demonstrated excellence in their service to the university. Through their exemplary professionalism and achievements, they have supported their colleagues in advancing the mission and goals of the university.

UFV Inspirational Leadership Award
This award recognizes a staff or faculty member noted for their inspirational leadership and support of others in the service of the university’s mission and goals. These employees are known for their leadership-by-example and for the ways they engage, empower, and promote the achievements of colleagues.

UFV Teamwork Award
This award recognizes teams who exemplify best practices of collegial, supportive, and effective collaboration in the service of the mission and goals of the university.

If you would like to nominate an individual or team for one of these awards, the time to do so is now! Deadline is Feb 29. Nomination packages are available on the Human Resources website at

The individuals selected to be honoured will be recognized at the UFV Employee Recognition Dinner on April 21.

For more information, please contact or local 4065.

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