Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to make a nomination?
Any member of the Clayton State community may make a nomination.
Who is eligible to be nominated?
An eligible nominee can be an individual faculty or staff*, departments, and student organizations.
Any nominee (whether an individual or a group) is eligible for only one $500 award per annual award cycle. Nominees may be made in multiple years; however, winners of the President’s “Making Things Better” Awards are excluded from the award for the next two award cycles.
*Members of the President’s Cabinet are not eligible for nomination.
Winners selected will be comprised of the following:
- Two faculty
- Two staff
- Two departments or organizations
What is being recognized?
The goal is to recognize great work performed at Clayton State University that goes above and beyond to make things better, reinforcing our belief in the institution as a supportive community.
Be it a single instance or event, or work over several years, or even an entire career—these individuals are recognized for their achievements and efforts that make a difference in the lives of people at Clayton State, and/or the communities we serve.
How do I make a nomination?
Nominations are made online. The nomination should indicate the reasons why the nominee(s) is/are worthy of this recognition, and provide evidence to support those reasons.
What’s the deadline for nominations?
Nominations may be made this year until the deadline of October 6, 2017.
Who reviews the nominations?
A review committee is appointed by the President, based on recommendations made by the President’s Extended Cabinet.
When are award recipients announced?
Award recipients will be announced at a ceremony to be held on campus on October 24, 2017 at 1-2 p.m. in the Student Activities Center Ballroom.
How may the awards be used?
The awards may be used by recipients as they choose, without restriction. Each winning nominee will also receive a commemorative item that embodies what the “Making Things Better” Awards recognize.