Staff Awards and Development

College of Engineering Professional Staff Development

In support of the College of Engineering’s strategic plan to further staff professional development opportunities, the college will award up to four times a year at a monetary amount of up to $500.

  1. Timeline

    1. Awarded calendar quarterly

    2. Applicants must request at least 60 days prior to professional development activity

  2. Eligibility

    1. Must be employed by the college of engineering for a minimum of six consecutive


    2. Classified or non-classified, fully appointed staff as defined in Article VI, Section 1

    3. Supervisor approval with agreement that a minimum of the 50% will be funded by


    4. Members of the COE Staff Council Activities Committee cannot apply

  3. Application

    1. Submit online application

    2. Professional development activity must be included with application (supporting


    3. An email will be sent to staff supervisor for verification

  4. Selection

    1. Complete application

    2. Professional development benefits employee’s current position

    3. Department approval

  5. Award

    1. Administered by the College of Engineering Staff Activities Committee

    2. Recipient will work with Staff Council Treasurer and Department Fiscal Employee

  6. Examples of professional development

    1. Global campus professional development training programs

    2. Regional and/or national organization conferences or workshops

    3. U of A employee development program trainings (not tuition credited courses)

To apply for this great opportunity use the following Qualtrics form.


College of Engineering Employee of the Semester

Faculty and staff of the College of Engineering are encouraged to nominate staff employees in recognition of outstanding service to the University. All regularly appointed staff are eligible for nomination. Nominees must have been employed by the U of A for at least one year.

To nominate an employee for the College of Engineering Employee of the fall 2018 Semester, use this link:


University of Arkansas Employee of the Quarter

All information about the University of Arkansas Employee of the Quarter can be found at the University of Arkansas Staff Senate Page.