Nomination Forms

Nomination forms for the Lou Ennis Staff Award and the Louis and Helen Zirkel Staff Award will be available September 2019.

 

Employee Recognition Awards


Lou Ennis Staff Award

Overview: Named for the former assistant vice president for employee relations, who retired from Brandeis in 1995, the Ennis Staff Award is presented annually to a member of the administrative staff.

Eligibility: Any full-time member of the staff who provides administrative services, such as department and faculty administrators, coordinators and managers.

Selection Criteria: Those individuals who are nominated should demonstrate loyalty and dedication to the university and to its mission. Their behavior should be professional, helpful and friendly, and they should be known to consistently treat all members of the community with dignity and respect. The nominee should be one who goes above and beyond the requirements of the job and has a history of consistent contributions to the well being of the university.

Award: $500

Year

Winner

Department

2018

Judy Salvucci

Office of the Provost

2017

R. Lynn Rardin

Division of Science

2016

Tim O'Neil

Technology Services

2015

Hadyee A. Vazquez

Registrar

2014

Ellen Rounseville

Romance Studies

2013

Matthew McNeely

Physics

2012

Laurel Carpenter

Anthropology

2011

Lisa Pannella 

English

2010

Julie Seeger

Philosophy

2009

Martha Barry

Library and Technology Services

2008

Gwenn Smaxwill

Summer School

2006-07

Ryan Donahue

Facilities Administration

2005

Vincent Ventrone

Technology Services

2004

Dennis Finn

Facilities Administration

2003

Marci McPhee

Ethics Center

2002

Angela Fragala-Garger

Conference and Events

2001

Ralph Szymczak

University Libraries

2000

Richard Hogan

Chemistry

1999

Judy Hanley

Sociology

1998

Angie Simeone

American Studies

1997

Marcia Cabral

Biology

1996

Barbara Wakefield

Heller School


Louis and Helen Zirkel Staff Award

Overview: Made possible through the generosity of Lehigh University Professor Perry A. Zirkel, a friend of former Brandeis President Sam Thier, the Zirkel Staff Award — named for Zirkel's parents — is presented annually to a member of the support staff.

Eligibility: Any full-time member of the staff who provides support services, such as staff assistants, library staff, members of the facilities management staff (i.e., custodians and groundsworkers), police officers and lab assistants.

Selection criteria: Those individuals who are nominated should have made a significant contribution to or have demonstrated consistent effort to improve the service and the operation of his/her department and of the university. The contributions of the nominee should exceed the requirements of the job and demonstrate efforts above and beyond the "call of duty."

Award: $500

Year

Winner

Department

2018

Kimberly Richard

Facilities Administration

2017

Mayvorly Ramirez

Facilities

2016

Taneeta Bacon

Community Living

2015

Rebecca A. Mahoney

English

2014

Kelly Whiffen

Student Activities

2013

Ryan D. Gill

Human Resources

2012

Alasdair Post-Quinn

LTS

2011

Shari Zingle

Academic Services

2010

Catherine Broderick

Physics

2009

Silva Bedrossian

Student Financial Services

2008

Dona DeLorenzo

History

2006-07

Frank Mello

Facilities Administration

2005

William Mewborn

Facilities Administration

2004

Jill Cahill St. Peter

Student Development

2003

Joe Bisson

Facilities Administration

2002

Anna Battista

Chemistry

2001

Charles Fremault

Facilities Services

2000

Janet Driscoll

Registrar's Office

1999

Eduardo Arroco

Rosenstiel Center

1998

Robert Marino

Facilities Services

1997

Patricia Erba

Admissions

1996

Roseann Coneeny

Dining Services