The OUTSTANDING U! Staff Recognition Program is a special program that acknowledges the tremendous efforts and contributions staff make to The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. OUTSTANDING U! provides individual recognition for outstanding service and actions for more casual day-to-day performance.

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Any CFAES staff member may be recognized as an OUTSTANDING U! recipient by anyone (supervisor, peer, student or clientele). Click here to complete the form.

Forms are reviewed and recipients are notified. Awardees receive a certificate and letter of acknowledgement from CFAES Vice President and Dean.

For specific questions about this program, email:

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