2016 Commodore Award nominations now open

Commodore_Award_logoNominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor. The annual award recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year.

Nominations must be submitted using the online nomination form. Nominations should describe how the nominee achieved one or more of the following:

• Overall performance and accomplishments that regularly and consistently far exceed performance expectations, reflecting a high level of service, dedication, conscientiousness, compassion and applied skill.

• Handling of a high-impact or critical situation, which had important consequences for a department, Vanderbilt University or the community.

• Developing or improving processes that resulted in significant productivity and/or cost savings improvements.

The Commodore Award winner for 2016 will be celebrated at the Service Award Ceremony on Jan. 18, 2017.

For more information, visit the Employee Appreciation website.