Longtime SULC staffer receives ‘Above and Beyond’ Award for June
The June 2017 Above and Beyond Award winner has been employed at SU for 27 years, 16 years at the SU Law Center. She began her work in the SUBR Comptroller's Office before transferring to the SULC.
"She is known to come first and leave last to help out students, faculty, and staff alike," said SULC Chancellor John Pierre.
The SU alumna's most recent accolades include 2017 Southeastern Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators (SRAPPA) Facilities Scholarship recipient, 2017 APPA:
Leadership in Educational Facilities Leadership participant, 2016-2017 Student Bar Association SULC Staff Excellence Award, 2016 SU Home Chapter Award for work and dedication to SU, and 2016 Graduate
of APPA. She is a loving wife and dedicated mother.
"Thank you for this award. I love doing what I do. I do it to make the University shine and to make it a better place," said Gaines.
The "Above and Beyond" Award was established to help inspire and motivate SU employees to reach their maximum performance. One award is presented at the SU Board of Supervisors meetings each month.
"This award honors outstanding achievements in the workplace, exceptional contributions toward efficiency and effectiveness of operations, special efforts in promoting workforce excellence, or outstanding service to the University community and constituents," said SU Board Chair Ann A. Smith.
Recipients of the award are nominated by their peers, the top three nominations are forwarded to the Board of Supervisors chair and vice chair for selection.
Nominations are due two weeks prior to all Board of Supervisors Meetings. Contact Maya Riley Banks at email@example.com or Michael Wells, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 225-771-4600, if you have questions or need additional information.