The Lorraine DeSalvo Chair's Endowed Award for Outstanding Service recognizes employees who provide benefit beyond their regular duties, promote positive professional and personal exchanges among colleagues, and work effectively within the Department of Physics and/or with outside contacts. Eligibility: Current staff members who have been employed within the Department of Physics for a minimum of three years.  

The Sibylle Sampson Award was established by Sibylle Sampson, a long-time Physics employee and valued assistant to former Chair John S. Toll. It spotlights an employee whose one-time accomplishment otherwise might go unrecognized. The employee’s undertaking will have benefited the entire Department or a specific unit, and shown creativity, initiative or self-motivation.  Eligibility: Current staff members who have been employed within the Department of Physics for a minimum of one year. Two nominators are needed for the Sibylle Sampson Award.

The Staff Excellence Award recognizes employees who excel in job performance, provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere, and display a personal commitment to the Department and to positive workplace morale. Up to three awards may be given. Eligibility: Current staff members who have been employed within the Department of Physics for a minimum of three years.

DeSalvo Chair's Award Recipients:Sibylle Sampson Award Recipients:Staff Excellence Award Recipients: 

2019 Mark Conners 

2018 Lorraine DeSalvo

2017 Bonnie Seal-Filiatreau

2016 Pauline Rirksopa

2015 Tommy Baldwin

2014 Mark Conners

2013 no awards

2012 Jane Zhang

2011 Paulina Alejandro

2010 Nicholas Hammer

2009 Jesse Anderson

2008 Clay Daetwyler

2007 Harold "Tuck" Owens, Dan Margulies

2006 Robert Dahms

2005 Tom Payerle

2004 John Cataldi

2003 Mary Ridgell

2002 Joyce Robinson

2001 Margaret Lukomska

2000 Tom Payerle

1999 Pauline Rirksopa

1998 Lorraine DeSalvo

1997 Maurice Pairel

1996 Loretta Robinette

1995 Cassie Jones, Jesse Anderson

1994 Dawn Leavell

1993 Linda O'Hara, Betty Alexander

1992 Bernadine Kozlowski

1991 Geoffrey Elbo

1990 Pam Solomos, Nono Kusuma

1989 Jan Andrews

1988 Karl Harzer, Brenda Dunn

1987 Rose Otto

1986 Pota Floros, Harriet Husman

1985 Jean Clement

1984 Michele Eastman

1983 Elbert Barrett

1982 Delores Knight

2019 Samantha Suplee

2018 Ayla Hurley

2017 Paulina Alejandro

2016 Logan Anbinder

2015 Donna Hammer

2014 Allen Monroe

2013 no awards

2012 Anne Suplee

2011 Xiao Ning Zhao

2010 Pauline Rirksopa

2009 Bonnie Seal-Filiatreau

2008 Doug Bensen, Scott Lasley

2007 Loretta Robinette

2006 Aaron McQueen

2005 Kari Aldridge

2004 Randy Holder

2003 Donna Hammer

2002 Sherri Menoes

2001 Margaret Lukomska

2000 Allen Monroe

1999 Al Godinez

1998 Tuck Owens

1997 Ruth Zerwitz

1996 Delores Knight

1995 Norman Reese

1994 Betty Alexander

1993 Pauline Rirksopa

1992 Pat Byrdsong

2019 Janet Das Sarma, Donna Hammer, Kristin Stenson

2018 Heather Markle, Don Lynch, Jane Wang

2017 Jessica Crosby, Claudia Key and Kelly Phillips

2016 Margaret Lukomska, Naomi Russo and Melissa Britton

2015 Eliot Hammer

2014 Amy Streets

2013  no awards

2012 Julie Callis