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President's Excellence Awards Nominations Extended

Houston, May 2, 2018 - The nomination period for the 2018 President's Excellence Awards has been extended to end of day Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m.

Acknowledge one or more colleagues deserving of special recognition by nominating them for one of the President's Excellence Awards.

The 2018 Awards are:

President's Excellence Award

Group Excellence Award

Innovation Award

Community Service Award

McElhinney Award

All benefits-eligible, non-teaching employees with at least three years of service at UH or in the UH System Offices are eligible for this special recognition by the President and may be nominated by any UH employee, student or community member.

To learn more and make a nomination, visit the Employee Recognition Program web page or contact Ann Pino at

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