Rutgers provides a number of outlets and programs that encourage and promote employee recognition.

Faculty Service Recognition Program

The Faculty Service Recognition Program, organized by the University Human Resources Department, is an annual reception, luncheon, and program usually held in May to honor of faculty celebrating 10, 20, 30, 40, or 50 years of employment at Rutgers University. Eligible faculty members receive a formal invitation from the University President inviting them to attend the event. The President and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs host the festivities and present award gifts.

Staff Service Recognition Program

The Staff Service Recognition Program, organized by the University Human Resources Department, is an annual reception, luncheon, and program usually held in June to honor of staff celebrating 10, 20, 30, 40, or 50 years of employment at Rutgers University. Eligible staff members receive a formal invitation from the University President inviting them to attend the event. The President and Executive Vice President for Administrative Affairs host the festivities and present award gifts.

Human Dignity Award

Rutgers University Human Dignity Awards, funded by the Office of the President through The Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, honors up to three individuals or groups each year who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement and commitment in promoting the value and importance of diversity at Rutgers and in society. Each of the recipients receive a citation and an honorarium. An honorarium is awarded to the organization, college, or academic/administrative unit of the recipient's choice for program enhancements.

Contact: The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, 732-932-8576

Get advice on recognition activities for your department. Contact your HR Consultant or a member of the Center for Organizational Development & Leadership or Professional Development Program staff for assistance.