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Team Excellence Award

The Team Excellence Award recognizes outstanding teamwork within a group of employees. The award promotes the spirit of teamwork within departments and between units. One award isgiven each year.


Groups of regular, full, and part-time UT staff and faculty are eligible. Groups are defined as a unit within one department, several units within a division, or two or more departments that have worked together to achieve a goal.

Selection Criteria

Recipients of this award have demonstrated outstanding performances and results due to group achievement. Examples include delivering exceptional customer service, cost savings, time savings, creative ideas, maintaining high safety records, combining talents of traditionally separate units, and actively demonstrating by example a willingness to encourage teamwork in the workplace.

Team Excellence Award Nomination Form

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  • Nominations must be accompanied by a written description detailing the nominated team's exemplary performance. Award decisions are based solely on this description, so please provide plenty of detail.

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