Awards and Recognition

To recognize and honor the dedication and commitment of our faculty and staff to the overall mission of the university, Emory offers several awards and recognition programs.

Award of Distinction

The highest award available for university staff annually honors those who have made outstanding contributions to the Emory community.

View Award of Distinction

Service Anniversary Awards

To reward years of service and dedication to the university, this award recognizes university staff at each five-year work anniversary.

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Staff Fest

A time-honored tradition, Emory celebrates its staff each year on the Friday following Commencement with food and festivities on the Quad.

Read about Staff Fest

Faculty Recognition

Coordinated by the Office of the Provost, several university honors recognize campus leaders in teaching, research, and service.

See Faculty Recognition Programs

Celebrate Others

Show your gratitude and appreciation to your Emory colleagues by sending an ecard with our recognition platform, Celebrate Others! powered by OC Tanner.

Learn how to send an ecard

Awards Program Toolkit

Implement an annual awards program in your own school or division with this Annual Awards Program Toolkit.

See Awards Toolkit