The Spirit of BG Awards

BGSU functions daily on and random acts of compassion, kindness, courage, expert help, extra effort, and caring toward our students and colleagues. These gestures, which build and strengthen our community, continue to be acknowledged, and the responsible individual recognized, by the presentation of the "Spirit of BG" award. A joint project of the Administrative Staff Council and the Classified Staff Council, this award is given to a deserving individual monthly by each constituent group.

In order to nominate an administrative staff employee for the Spirit of BG award, complete the nomination form below including, in five lines or less, why the person you're nominating is deserving of this fine award. All nominations via ASC should be submitted using the link on this page.  Nominations will be sent to the committee chair. The ASC committee will review all nominations and select a winner.  

We all know when someone goes the extra mile to help; however, this person often goes about their day with little or no fanfare to acknowledge their "good works." Now you have the opportunity and means to thank that person. Any member of the university community (faculty, staff and students), can nominate an administrative staff member. Announcements of winners will be posted on the respective constituent listprocs, web sites, and in the Monitor. Awards given by the ASC include a monetary prize in the amount of $50 along with congratulations from colleagues and friends.

Basis of Eligibility

Any current full-time or part-time administrative staff member who has been employed at BGSU or Firelands.

Award Criteria

The Administrative Staff Council wants to recognize, on a monthly basis, administrative staff employees who are caught showing "The Spirit of BG" as defined by any of the core values of BGSU.  The core values are:

  • Respect for one another
  • Cooperation
  • Intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Creative imaginings
  • Pride in a job well done

Nomination Procedures

If you are a member of the University community (faculty, staff, student) you may nominate an employee for "The Spirit of BG Award". Please completed this nomination form, providing a short summary as to why you feel this person is deserving of this significant award. 

Deadline for Nominations

Nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the 15th of the month.

Winners will be announced approximately two weeks after deadline for nominations. They will receive a check for $50.00, a Certificate of Appreciation, and congratulations from their colleagues and friends.  Winners will also be posted on the Administrative Staff Website and the BGSU Monitor.

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