Professional and Scientific Council CYtation and Woodin CYtation Awards

Professional and Scientific Council CYtation Award

Iowa State University is a great institution because absolutely wonderful people come here to work and to make a real commitment to excellence. This process is designed to recognize individual staff members, particularly those people who might not otherwise receive recognition for outstanding work. Iowa State University recognizes that sometimes an individual does something above and beyond the call of duty, does something extraordinarily well, and acts in such a way as to make a very real difference in the institution.

For this reason, the Professional and Scientific Council is calling for nominations of P&S candidates for the "P&S CYtation Award."

CYtation Award Criteria

The person must be a P&S employee (on- or off-campus). The person must be nominated for performing above and beyond the call of duty, doing something extraordinarily well, and acting in such a way as to make a very real difference in the institution. The nomination needs to be for work done within the past two years (from date of submission). Note: This is an individual award, not intended as a group award.

What happens if a candidate wins a CYtation Award?

The President will present each recipient with a certificate of recognition at the Professional and Scientific Council awards ceremony. A one-year family pass to Reiman Gardens will be sent separately from Reiman Gardens. Note: the pass cannot be given in anyone else’s name other than the award recipient and the offer is void if the recipient is already a member of Reiman Gardens. Nominators and awardees will be notified of the award. Additional announcements may appear in Inside Iowa State, the Professional and Scientific Council newsletter, or other Iowa State publications. Twelve to sixteen awards will be given annually.

Nomination Due Dates

Must be received by 11:59 p.m., December 1, 2016

Nomination Forms

Professional and Scientific Council CYtation and Woodin CYtation Award Nomination Form (Word)

Professional and Scientific Council CYtation and Woodin CYtation Award Nomination Form (PDF)

Professional and Scientific Council Woodin CYtation Award

In addition to the CYtation award, the Woodin CYtation award is available for qualified individuals. The criteria is listed below and must be addressed in the nomination and the box on the nomination form needs to be checked to be considered.

Dan Woodin was an information systems leader at Iowa State University and a long time P&S employee of 36 years. Dan served as Professional and Scientific Council president an unprecedented four terms. He was also an Ames school board member who was known for his upbeat attitude. Dan believed in action and doing what needed to be done and not just sitting on the sidelines. He made a difference and lived by the following statement: “live in today, taking advantage of daily opportunities that will come your way, and live each day with integrity.”   

Dan passed away September 2013 after over a year-long battle with cancer. The Professional and Scientific Council would like to recognize his legacy here at Iowa State University and therefore is calling for nominations of P&S candidates for the "Woodin CYtation Award."

Woodin CYtation Award Criteria

The individual must be a P&S Employee and must meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates exemplary service to Professional and Scientific Council or P&S Employees.

  • Demonstrates willingness to go above and beyond.

  • Displays a great attitude, a true compassion for others, and treats everyone with respect.

  • Demonstrates leadership, innovation, and initiative

What happens if a candidate is selected to receive a Woodin CYtation award?

The President will present the recipient with a certificate of recognition at the Professional and Scientific Council awards ceremony. The winner will also receive two football tickets in the Athletics Department Balcony Suite for the first home football game of the following year. Additional announcements may appear in Inside Iowa State, the Professional and Scientific Council newsletter, or other Iowa State publications. One award will be given annually.

Who can make nominations for the P&S CYtation and Woodin CYtation awards?

Any employee of Iowa State University can submit a nomination for either of the CYtation awards for any P&S employee.

Nomination Due Dates

Must be received by 11:59 p.m., December 1, 2016

Nomination Forms

Professional and Scientific Council CYtation and Woodin CYtation Award Nomination Form (Word)

Professional and Scientific Council CYtation and Woodin CYtation Award Nomination Form (PDF)