All employees like to be recognized and appreciated for the work they do for their
employer. Augusta University and AU Health employee recognition programs provide an
opportunity to recognize and thank staff for their valuable contributions in areas
of achievement, service, and teamwork. Supervisors, managers and staff are encouraged
to nominate an employee the following awards:
Clay Adamson Facilities Services Employee of the Year award recognizes facilities
services employees for their outstanding performance and service and this award is
made possible by an endowment fund established by Mr. Clay Adamson Jr. Mr. Adamson
was the Director of the Medical College of Georgia Physical Plant Division which is
now Facilities Services Division of Augusta University until his retirement in 1997
after 30 years of dedicated service.
The James A. & Erie P. Blissit award recognizes employees who service in administrative
role and is made possible by an endowment fund established by the late James A. Blissit.
Mr. Blissit was the vice president and Treasurer Emeritus of the Medical College of
Georgia now Augusta University. The award is in memory of his late wife, Erie, who
retired from the Medical College of Georgia after 30 years of service. Mrs. Blissit
served 17 years as an administrative assistant to the president.
This award recognizes the superior writing skills of both style and clarity of presentation
in one or more articles published in a professional journal or publication during
the previous 12 months. Nominees should have demonstrated outstanding leadership and
effort through a speaking engagement at a professional conference during the previous
AU Health, and the Medical Center in particular, recognizes and rewards employees
who participate or lead performance improvement projects that improve hospital wide
safety and quality. The Hospital Quality Award recognizes individuals who make a significant
impact on the care we provide and promote a "culture of quality".
This award recognizes service to an academic, administrative, or clinical area. Service
to the University and Health System community (example: serving on committees, staffing
or organizing events or functions, and other voluntary work related activities). Daily
interaction with fellow staff, students, faculty, and/or patients and families. Exemplary
achievement and performance, excellence in service/personal interaction and outstanding
support/initiative and creativity.
The SPIRIT Award recognizes individuals who embody the values of Augusta University
and AU Health. It honors someone who consistently sets the ethical bar high in managing
state resources, in their daily decision making and in the delivery of their work.
Nominees should be individuals who embrace guiding principles that are for the greater
good and in so doing inspire the trust of others.
This award recognizes staff that work effectively as a team to successfully accomplish
a task or meet a goal. Builds effective collaborative relationships across different
groups of departments within Augusta University and AU Health to define and solve
problems. Creates a team environment that models communication, trust, cooperation
and respect for differences. Contributes towards an effort that has significant impact
on departmental or organizational goals. Develops partnerships that seek input and
involvement of those impacted by decisions.
How to Nominate a Staff Member for an Award
Each award has its own eligibility and award criteria, please review thoroughly. When
submitting a nomination, please share clear specific examples of the exemplary work
or service the nominee has performed or exhibited.
To nominate someone please click on the award title above and follow the instructions.
All nominations are submitted online and self-nominations are not allowed.
Deadline for all nominations is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017
The EAC Awards Ceremony is scheduled for April 13, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m., location to be
Your nomination says we value and appreciate your contribution! If you have questions,
please contact Laura Marschalk or Debra Arnold.