UNM is honoring the outstanding directors, employees, student employees and departments that make up the Division of Student Affairs through the 2021 Lucy Awards.
This year the Lucy Awards will be held in a virtual, pandemic-safe way, as recognition of those who help the Division of Student Affairs run smoothly no matter the situation. These employees consistently improve the lives of students through their dedication and integrity.
Nominations are only for employees in the Division of Student Affairs in the following categories:
- Leader of the Pack Director’s Award
- Exemplary Pack Member Employee Award
- Star Lobo Student Employee Award
- Extraordinary Pack Department Award
Based on the following criteria:
Leader of the Pack Director’s Award
The Leader of the Pack award is given to the director who constantly demonstrates outstanding leadership skills. The award reflects the dedication of the director towards improving the morale of their employees by going above and beyond the call of duty. This director ensures that the needs of their employees are met and displays a unique ability to improve the lives of students.
Exemplary Pack Member Employee Award
The Exemplary Pack Member award is given to those Student Affairs Employees who perform above and beyond their capabilities. Those extra motivated employees who have taken on additional duties and created new initiatives to ensure that their departments maintain productivity and efficiency. These employees consistently go the extra mile no matter what the situation is.
Star Lobo Student Employee Award
The Star Lobo award is for those student employees who display improvement and take extra initiative in their work. These employees are the staff who make departments run smoother with their work ethic, professionalism and attention to detail. These star Lobos do more than expected because they see the importance of their role in departments.
Outstanding Pack Department Award
The Outstanding Pack award is given to departments that display extraordinary integrity and generosity towards their team members, leadership and other departments. This team faces problems head-on with confidence and competence. This award is for departments whose team efforts have kept their departments afloat no matter what is thrown their way. These departments consistently improve the lives of students.
Lucy winners will be selected by a committee that was pre-selected for this year’s Louie Awards.
Winners will receive swag and will be recognized with a personal congratulatory video message from Dr. Eliseo "Cheo" Torres. Videos will also be posted on social media channels on Wednesday, June 16.
The Lucy’s nomination form will be open Monday, May 17 through Friday, June 4. Previous Lucy winners are not eligible to be nominated for 2 years.