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Outstanding Achievement Award Highlight: Nominate a Colleague Today!

Nominations for Mason's Outstanding Achievement Awards are open! The Outstanding Achievement Awards (OAA) honor Mason’s faculty and staff across sixteen award categories and celebrate their hard work, dedication, and contributions to the university. This week, we'd like to highlight two special awards: the Martha J. Reiner Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award!

  • The Martha J. Reiner Award recognizes an individual who "goes the extra mile" to provide thoughtful and timely customer service, much like Mason retiree Martha J. Reiner. The winner will receive $1,000.
  • The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals for their significant contributions to the betterment of the university. Classified staff, administrative/professional faculty and wage employees are eligible for this award. Each winner will receive $1,000.

Check out the OAA website for details about the ceremony, other award categories, and more! You can also contact awards@gmu.edu with questions. The deadline to submit award nominations is February 25, 2023.

 

Previous Award Highlights


The Adjunct Faculty Service Award recognizes up to three members of the adjunct faculty who display exceptional commitment and service to the university, its mission, and its students. Each winner will receive $1,000.

The Civility Star Award recognizes one individual who is a role model of integrity, civility, and respect for themselves, students, colleagues, and the Mason community as a whole. The winner will receive $1,000.

The David W. Rossell Award recognizes an individual who exemplifies the leadership and dedication of David W. Rossell, who retired from George Mason University in 2007 with over 20 years of service. The winner will receive $1,000.

The Exceptional Support Award recognizes up to ten individuals who provide excellent customer service and are the "backbone" of their department. Each winner will receive $1,000.

The Goldie and Diane Hattery Award for Excellence recognizes two Housing and Residence Life or Facilities Management employees for their exceptional support and service to their unit and to Mason. Each winner will receive $800.

The Margaret C. Howell Award recognizes an individual whose commitment to diversity and cross-cultural understanding echoes the work of the late Margaret C. Howell, who retired from George Mason University in 2002 after 20 years of service. The winner will receive $2,000.