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Employee Recognition Awards

Exemplary Service Award and Eunice A. Dell Award

You are invited to submit nominations for the following Finance & Operations Awards:

Exemplary Service Award - this prestigious award recognizes F&O Division employees annually for continued and outstanding achievement in the division’s core values of service excellence, teamwork, or initiative.

Eunice A. Dell Award “Making a Difference” - division employees who, by their actions - on campus or in the community - have made a difference.

All nominations for both awards must be submitted by November 18, 2016.

Award recipients will be recognized publicly during the division’s annual recognition luncheon on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

Eligibility and Nomination


Exemplary Service Award

By reaching higher and farther, exemplary service recipients demonstrate the ways that all division employees can help the University of Northern Iowa achieve new heights of excellence. This award honors staff members in the departments listed below that demonstrate a continued and extraordinary commitment to the Finance & Operations Division’s core values. Nominees should stand out as exemplary in one or more of the following areas: Service Excellence, Teamwork or Initiative. All non-temporary UNI Finance & Operations Division employees are eligible for the nomination after a minimum of two years of service. Nominations must include a written description of the nominee’s continued and outstanding achievements in one or more of the division’s core values. Submissions in paragraph format are encouraged so nominations convey the outstanding work of the nominees. The content of the descriptions will bear more value in the selection process than will the style in which the descriptions are written. To nominate a Finance and Operations employee for the Exemplary Service Award, please complete the online nomination form by going here.

Eunice A. Dell Award "Making a Difference"

Eunice Dell served the University of Northern Iowa and the Division of Finance & Operations with distinction for 31 years. In her work at UNI and in her community, Eunice truly made a difference. She was a person who nurtured diversity and respect; she was a champion of access and opportunity for all; she promoted service and was active in the community; she was compassionate; and she was one who led by example. In recognition of her many contributions, the Division established an award in her honor. To nominate a Finance and Operations employee for the Eunice A. Dell Award, complete the online nomination form by going here.