Nominate a Pacific Hero for the Staff, Diversity and Community Service Awards

2020 was a challenging year on many fronts for Pacific University’s students and employees. Please take a moment and consider nominating a colleague and/or community member who not only met the challenges, but who also went above and beyond for the Pacific community.

Nominations are due March 1 and forms are online for the Staff Excellence AwardsDiversity Awards, and Community Awards. Read more about the annual Pacific University Honors and Awards.


Winners will be chosen based on examples of the category criteria. Nominations should be submitted in a one-page, single-spaced letter illustrating specific examples of the nominee’s accomplishments.

Statements of Support Criteria: Collect up to three letters of support from other colleagues and members of the Pacific community to strengthen the nomination. Letters should be no longer than one single-spaced page. 

Deadline: Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021.  Nominations packets will be uploaded using links noted on the nomination cover sheet. All awards will be presented at the annual Honors & Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2021.

If you know of a faculty member who is deserving of a nomination for one of these awards, please reach out to your area dean or director. Faculty awards include the Distinguished University Professor, Junior Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Services, and President’s Award of Excellence in Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching.


Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021