Employee Recognition

What's the best thing about working at East Tennessee State University? Our people-students, faculty and staff! Our quality reputation! Our beautiful campus! Our emphasis on caring for the needs of every member of the ETSU family! ETSU is a student-centered community of learning that employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. Our personnel are a constant source of enthusiastic service that makes us a leader in regional universities. 
Stacey

Stacey Philbrick is an exceptional example of the ETSU student advocate. She is extremely invested in student success and is often found with two babies in tow while supporting student organizations and student activities on campus. She is always a go to person when students are lost in the process of higher education to find a solution to move them forward in their journey. Her guidance of students is based on a mutual understanding of challenge and support as a college student. She is persistent and intensely focused when dealing with student successes and oppositions. Stacey chooses to use these natural talents to bring about positive changes in the Medical Professions Advisement community and beyond.

To view past featured employees, visit the Featured Employee Archive.


The Office of Human Resources requests your assistance in recognizing our outstanding ETSU employees (faculty and staff). Each month on the homepage of the Human Resources web site we feature an employee or group of employees who have displayed outstanding service to the university and/or our surrounding community. These are our employees who probably would not receive local media attention but deserve acclaim for the good work they perform. 


To nominate an employee or work group, please complete the Employee Recognition Program Form. Also write a short narrative describing how the nominee(s) demonstrate one or more of the following nomination criteria:

  • Performed a noteworthy single act

  • A human interest story

  • Job performance above and beyond the call of duty

  • Exhibits a positive attitude and image of the university

  • Outstanding support or attendance of university programs and events

  • Outstanding service through involvement in civic organizations and/or through volunteerism

  • Open, you tell us their story

  • If you would like, you may also include an interesting personal story or information that would enhance the employees recognition

Please return the Employee Recognition Program Form with approval signatures through campus mail to the Office of Human Resource, Box 70564.  Include a picture if available, or we will schedule a photo shoot.  Following receipt of a signed form, the web posting will be scheduled and a courtesy copy of the nomination form will be forwarded to the  employee and placed in the employee’s official personnel folder.

Permission for East Tennessee State University’s Office of Human Resources, to prepare a release and use this information on the Human Resources departmental website and the external Jobs Web Site is required.  The Office of Human Resources reserves the right to edit, publish, or not publish any submissions to the Employee Recognition Program.

Thank you for helping us recognize our outstanding ETSU employees!

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