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OSU IT Annual Awards

 

  

Culture & Community Award

The Culture and Community award recognizes an individual who works to make the OSU IT community more inclusive and equitable. They may address gaps and disparities in IT hiring practices or improve onboarding and training for staff. They may ensure the accessibility of online applications and web sites, or eliminate barriers in physical learning spaces. They may be identifying ways to decrease bias in systems, practices or procedures.

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About the Award 

The Culture and Community award recognizes an individual who works to make the OSU IT community more inclusive and equitable. They may address gaps and disparities in IT hiring practices or improve onboarding and training for staff. They may ensure the accessibility of online applications and web sites, or eliminate barriers in physical learning spaces. They may be identifying ways to decrease bias in systems, practices or procedures.  

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary. 

Eligibility

All faculty, staff, and students in OSU IT are eligible for the award.

Nominations 

If you are aware of a colleague who continuously exceeds expectations when helping customers here at OSU, please consider submitting a nomination. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community. Self-nominations are welcomed. 

Information needed for the nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions) 

  1. Up to 500-words describing the individual’s or team’s advancement of OSU IT’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Please describe the impact of the nominee's contributions! 

  

Customer Service Award

The Customer Service Award celebrates an IT staff member who establishes and maintains positive and effective working relationships with fellow staff, faculty, students, and internal/external customers. They create a welcoming environment for community members and communicate positively and courteously. They display initiative and resourcefulness when troubleshooting problems or facing challenges and are conscientious in ensuring resolution to customer issues.

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About the Award 

The Customer Service Award celebrates an IT staff member who establishes and maintains positive and effective working relationships with fellow staff, faculty, students, and internal/external customers. They create a welcoming environment for community members and communicate positively and courteously. They display initiative and resourcefulness when troubleshooting problems or facing challenges and are conscientious in ensuring resolution to customer issues.  

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary.

Eligibility

All faculty, staff, and students in OSU IT are eligible for the award. 

Nominations 

If you are aware of a colleague who continuously exceeds expectations when helping customers here at OSU, please consider submitting a nomination. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community. Self-nominations are welcomed. 

Information needed for the nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions) 

  1. Up to 500-words describing the individual’s or team’s exceptional contributions to Customer Service at OSU. Please describe the impact of the nominee's contributions! 

  

Data Services Award

The OSU IT Data Services award recognizes an individual who works to ensure the university’s data is robust, reliable, consistent and unified. They are diligent in their practice in managing and/or designing the structures that promote data as a strategic asset and allowing the OSU community to have the right data at the right time through the right method. They demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement of our data ecosystem.

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About the Award 

The OSU IT Data Services award recognizes an individual who works to ensure the university’s data is robust, reliable, consistent and unified. They are diligent in their practice in managing and/or designing the structures that promote data as a strategic asset and allowing the OSU community to have the right data at the right time through the right method. They demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement of our data ecosystem.  

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary.

Eligibility

All faculty, staff, and students in UIT and distributed IT are eligible for the award. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community. Self-nominations are welcomed.

Nominations

Any member of the OSU IT community – faculty, staff or student – may submit a nomination form. 

Information needed for the nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email. 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions). 

  1. A 500-word paragraph describing the individual’s or team’s exceptional contributions to culture and community at OSU. Consider the impact of the nominee's contributions. 

  

Exemplary Student Employee Award

The OSU IT Student Award celebrates the contributions of an individual student team member. Student IT staff deliver exceptional customer service, develop applications, build web pages, run social media feeds, monitor servers, respond to phishing threats, and much, much more. We value their work and support their learning in their IT positions as well as in their courses.

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About the Award 

The OSU IT Student Award celebrates the contributions of an individual student worker. Student IT staff deliver exceptional customer service, develop applications, build web pages, run social media feeds, monitor servers, respond to phishing threats, and much, much more. We value their work and support their learning in their IT positions as well as in their courses. 

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary.

Eligibility

All current student employees in OSU IT are eligible for the award. 

Nominations 

If you are aware of a student whose IT work has been exemplary, please consider submitting a nomination. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community. Self-nominations are welcomed. 

Information needed for the nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions) 

  1. Up to 500-words describing the individual’s or team’s advancement of OSU IT’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Please describe the impact of the nominee's contributions! 

  

Security Services Award

The Security Services award recognizes the essential contributions of an individual in keeping the OSU IT ecosystem secure. They are vigilant in tracking and recognizing potential threats. They devise structures, practices, or policies to help monitor applications, systems, services, servers and other endpoints. They communicate with the OSU IT community to collaborate on solutions. They are dedicated to continuously improving the security stance of the university.

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About the Award 

The Security Services award recognizes the essential contributions of an individual in keeping the OSU IT ecosystem secure. They are vigilant in tracking and recognizing potential threats. They devise structures, practices, or policies to help monitor applications, systems, services, servers and other endpoints. They communicate with the OSU IT community to collaborate on solutions. They are dedicated to continuously improving the security stance of the university.  

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary.

Eligibility

All faculty, staff, and students in OSU IT are eligible for the award. 

Nominations 

If you are aware of a colleague whose work has improved OSU IT’s security posture, please consider submitting a nomination. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community. Self-nominations are welcomed. 

Information needed for nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions) 

  1. Up to 500-words describing the individual’s or team’s efforts to increase OSU's security posture. Please describe the impact of the nominee's contributions! 

  

Technical Services Award 

The OSU IT Technical Services Award recognizes an individual for their exemplary technical IT contributions toward creating a resilient, agile IT environment at OSU. Using their technical skills, they may enhance and streamline the digital experience, and/or improve the learning and working environment at OSU through the deployment of technology.

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About the Award 

The OSU IT Technical Services Award recognizes an individual for their exemplary technical IT contributions toward creating a resilient, agile IT environment at OSU. Using their technical skills, they may enhance and streamline the digital experience, and/or improve the learning and working environment at OSU through the deployment of technology.  

Award

Recipient will receive a monetary award and recognition at the OSU IT Spring Plenary.

Eligibility

All faculty, staff, and students in UIT and distributed IT are eligible for the award. Nominations can come from anyone in the OSU IT community and may recognize individual or team accomplishments. 

Nominations

Any member of the OSU IT community – faculty, staff or student – may submit a nomination form. Self-nominations are welcomed. 

Information needed for the nomination
  1. Nominee's name and email. 

  1. Nominator's name and email (so we may contact you, if we have questions). 

  1. A 500-word paragraph describing the individual’s or team’s exceptional contributions to culture and community at OSU. Consider the impact of the nominee's contribution