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2017 Staff Service Award Recognition

The annual Staff Council Service Recognition Luncheon will be held at noon Wednesday, June 14, in the MUB Ballroom. President Glenn Mroz and Staff Council Chair, Jenn Biekkola will present awards for five-year increments of service to more than 150 staff members. Recent staff retirees will also be recognized.

A big “THANK YOU” for your service and commitment to Michigan Tech to the following staff members who will be honored for reaching a 5 year anniversary date this fiscal year.

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2016 Making a Difference Nominees Requested

Nominations are now open for 2016 Staff Making a Difference Awards. Nominate a deserving coworker for one of the following categories:

  • Rookie Award
  • Serving Others
  • Outstanding Supervisor
  • Creative Solutions
  • Above and Beyond
  • Unsung Hero
  • Bringing Out the Best

Each award recipient receives $500.

Staff Council is coordinating the awards and has streamlined the nomination form and criteria for 2016. Please follow these steps:

  1. Download the nomination form
  2. Fill out the nomination form electronically and save as PDF
  3. Create your Nomination Letter and save electronically
  4. Collect your Statements of Support and save electronically
  5. Email all documents to

Note: if you prefer to submit a nomination using paper, please send to Alumni House 204 through campus mail.

Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, November 11, 2016. For more information, contact us at

2016-17 Campus Forums Announced

The dates for the 2016-17 Campus Forums have been announced. They are:

  • Monday October 4, 2016 2 p.m. MUB Ballroom
  • Thursday February 14, 2017 2:00 p.m. MUB Ballroom
  • Thursday April 20, 2017 2:00 p.m. MUB Ballroom

Release time will be provided for the hourly staff with the approval of their supervisor. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

The presentation will be video streamed live.

If you would like to submit questions, you can submit them via email to before and during the presentation.