Nominations are now being accepted for the Greg Onstot Outstanding Achievement Award. The recipient of the 2018 Onstot Award will be presented at the Missouri State Alumni Association Bears of Distinction Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 23. The recipient will receive a plaque and a cash award of $1,200. The nomination deadline is 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 8.
Nominations should be sent to: Greg Onstot Outstanding Achievement Award, c/o Brent Dunn,
Vice President for University Advancement, Meyer Alumni Center, Suite 505 or via email to BrentDunn@MissouriState.edu.
Any full-time faculty or staff member may be nominated for the award by colleagues, students, alumni, donors, or the community. Letters of recommendation and supporting materials are encouraged.
The criteria for selection will include, but not be limited to, the following: work ethic, attitude, and significant achievements during the year. Examples of exceptional achievements might include: having a lead role in securing a major gift, initiating or having a lead role in a new project, finding a new donor through new and/or persistent data mining, having a lead role in a major successful event, increasing the contact with alumni and donors of a particular unit, completing extraordinary travel to meet alumni and donors, receiving consistent and significant positive feedback from donors as a result of work completed, etc.
The selection committee will consist of members of the Missouri State University Foundation Board of Trustees and the Missouri State University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
This award is named for Greg Onstot, who served Missouri State University for 25 years and retired in 2007 as Vice President for University Advancement. He demonstrated a great work ethic and worked tirelessly in making Missouri State University a better place. This annual award allows Missouri State to recognize a faculty or staff member who has made significant contributions to its development and alumni relations programs.
Again, the deadline to nominate is 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 8.
Feel free to call 417-836-6666 if you have any questions.