CPC Employee Awards: Nomination Deadlines Approaching

The CSU Classified Personnel Council is seeking nominations and applications for the following employee awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Recognizes meritorious and outstanding achievement in job skills or service to the university by state classified employees; up to five awards are granted each year, which consist of a plaque, an award of $1,000, and special recognition at the Celebrate! CSU Awards Ceremony and Classified Personnel Council Recognition Luncheon.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, Feb. 27
  • How to nominate: Visit the Outstanding Achievement Award webpage to fill-out and submit a nomination form.
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Educational Assistance Award
  • Scholarships to assist state classified employees seeking to further their education while employed at CSU; multiple awards of $500 are presented each semester to employees based on need; recipients may use the money to meet any related expense, such as tuition, books, technology, child care, and gas for traveling to and from class.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, Feb. 27
  • How to apply: Visit the Educational Assistance Award webpage to download the application, and then send a completed application to Kristin Stephens at 1877 Campus Delivery or stephens@stat.colostate.edu.
Positive Action Award
  • Recognizes employees or groups that have made a significant contribution to CSU state classified employees through systemic change; systemic change is defined as the establishment of policies or procedures that create a more supportive work environment.
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, March 13
  • How to nominate: Send the names of the individuals and a description of their contribution to Geri Baker at 1620 Campus Delivery or geri.baker@colostate.edu.
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In memory: Kenneth R. Tremblay, Jr.

Dr. Kenneth R. Tremblay, Jr., professor in CSU's Department of Design and Merchandising, died peacefully at home with his family beside him, on Feb. 12, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Ken was born April 2, l953, at Quonset Point Naval Air Station in Wickford, Rhode Island, the son of Kenneth and Joyce (Brown) Tremblay. He traveled extensively throughout his youth as the son of an army officer. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and his master's and Ph.D. from Washington State University.Ken Tremblay Ken began his 30-year career at Colorado State University in 1985 after teaching at universities in South Dakota, Nebraska and Arkansas. He had an exemplary teaching, research and service career. Ken authored nearly 300 publications, including many books. He had a passion for teaching and served as an adviser and mentor to nearly 100 students seeking advanced degrees. He was active in the Housing Education and Research Association and served as editor and president. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of housing education and research, the association recently presented Ken with its Distinguished Service Award. Ken leaves behind his parents, Joyce and Kenneth Tremblay of Mansfield Center, CT; daughter Tamara Multanen, son-in-law Jay, and granddaughter Lucie, of Garden City, ID; son Kenneth "Rick" Tremblay, III, and daughter-in-law Brandy of Loveland; and partner Malinda Sloan. He also leaves behind his brother Keith Tremblay, sister Karen (Mitchell) Perlstein, sister Kathryn (Dave) Baber; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Ken will be dearly missed. A celebration of life will be from 3-6 p.m., Thursday, May 21, Aylesworth Hall, dLab. For more information regarding the celebration, contact Malinda Sloan at malinda.sloan@colostate.edu. A private memorial service will be held for family and relatives in Connecticut this summer.

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