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Courtney Stein
Wellness Administrator

Nominations Now Open for President's Excellence Awards

Houston, April 5, 2018 - Every year, the University of Houston recognizes the contributions of dedicated staff who work tirelessly to support the University, their departments and teams.

President's Excellence Awards are bestowed on a select group of individuals whose commendable efforts and notable achievements have made an impact on the University.

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. Any UH employee, student or community member may nominate a qualifying employee for consideration.

Nominations for the 2018 President's Excellence Awards are now open and will remain so through 5 p.m., Monday, April 30, giving University members time to recommend colleagues for special recognition by the President. The awards, to be given in several different categories to qualifying employees, include:

  • President's Excellence Award
  • Group Excellence Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Community Service Award
  • McElhinney Award

To learn more and submit a nomination, visit the UH Human Resources' Employee Recognition Program web page or contact Ann Pino at

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The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves nearly 45,300 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.