Purpose

The Employee Forum Community Award (also known at the Three Legged Stool Award) is designed to recognize distinguished contributions by individuals who work to promote cooperation and collaboration among faculty, staff, and students.

Eligibility

Any member of the faculty, staff, or student body of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is eligible to be nominated and to vote for this award, except current members of the Employee Forum Recognition and Awards Committee.

Criteria for Nomination

Nominees should be individuals who inspire creativity; promote harmony and partnerships within the University community; inspire teamwork, cooperation and participation; demonstrate new approaches to current processes; encourage, mentor and build bridges; form alliances to work collectively; or any other significant community building activities.

Administration

Nominations (not to exceed 250 words) will be accepted from any member of the University community. When submitting nominations, please include the name of the nominee, how to contact the nominee (campus box number, phone, email address), your name and contact information, and the specific reasons you are nominating this individual. Scroll down to submit this information using our nomination form. The Recognition and Awards Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations and selecting the recipient. The award will be presented at the annual June retreat meeting of the Employee Forum.

Past winners include: James Peacock, Paul Hardin, Rachel Windham, Elson Floyd, Laurie Charest, Jack Evans, Linwood Futrelle, Susan Ehringhaus, Tommy Womble, Eric Mlyn, Archie Ervin, Willis Brooks, Bob Henshaw, and Glynis Cowell.

The deadline for Spring 2016 was May 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Nominations are now closed.

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