Being appreciated for who we are and recognized for what we do is an important part of feeling valued at work. Northwestern understands the vital roles that staff members play in our success. The recognition program has been expanded to offer more opportunities for staff to be appreciated for the important contributions they make. Learn more about new ways to recognize others below.
Thank staff members who go above and beyond on the gratitude wall. See recent acknowledgments on the wall.
Length of Service Recognition
Staff members who have dedicated years of service to Northwestern deserve gratitude and recognition. Northwestern staff members receive a gift for every five years of continuous service and are recognized publicly at the Staff Service Recognition Reception after 25 years of service.
Explore methods for encouraging and thanking a team or individual staffers on the Recognition Practices Finder.
You can also share your recognition ideas with the Northwestern community.
Exemplary Service Awards
The Jean E. Shedd University Citizenship Award in honor of Jean Shedd, whose 41-year career exemplified the true meaning of citizenship with demonstrated sustained and exceptional leadership and commitment.
Acknowledge a Northwestern Community Member
Tell us who has helped you or others in a positive way.
Your note will be posted on the Gratitude Wall.Thank Someone Today