Nominations open for Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

Erskine B. BowlesThe nomination process for the Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award is open and seeking nominations. System Office has quite a few nominations so far, but would love to see all campuses represented in the mix! The deadline is extended to Jan. 27, 2022.

The recipient of the award will receive a memento, a $1,000 award, recognition from the Staff Assembly and UNC leadership, and a short video about their service produced by UNC-TV.

 Selection Criteria

The recipient of the 2021 Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award:

  • Must be a permanent staff member (SHRA or EHRA non-faculty) of any of the 17 UNC constituent institutions, the UNC System Office, or a recognized University affiliate
  • Exemplifies excellence in their professional interactions and customer service within their university employment
  • Provides extraordinary service to their campus and UNC system outside their job description
  • Provides exemplary service to their surrounding community

Nomination Process

Any university employee, student or community member can nominate a deserving UNC staff member for this award.

  • The nomination form is available at
  • All nominations must provide a statement that highlights the candidate’s accomplishments and describes how the candidate contributes to the overall welfare of their university organization and their surrounding community.
  • Nominations must answer three questions directly related to the selection criteria.
  • You may also provide additional letters or documents of support from peers, supervisors, students, administrators, local media or community members, and/or representatives from local business/organizations.

Contact: Keyona McNeill

Jan. 19, 2022

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