Rookie of the Year

About the Rookie of the Year Award

The annual "Rookie of the Year" award is typically presented at the "We Need a Spring Break, Too" luncheon sponsored by the Jesuit Community each spring. This award recognizes a rookie staff member for outstanding contributions to his/her workplace.

To be eligible for a nomination, the recipient of this award must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be enthusiastic about his/her work, made significant contributions to his/her area or department,
  2. Embody the Creighton Credo in his/her workplace,
  3. Have been employed at Creighton University for no more than two years, and
  4. Be classified as E-M staff position.

 Timeline and Award Changes for 2018 Award

Timeline and process changes this academic year have allowed us the opportunity to explore additional formats for the Rookie of the Year Awardee celebration. New for 2018, SAC will be hosting an intimate surprise reception for the winner of this annual award at her or his department location. The surprise award will be photographed and recorded for sharing with the entire University community through multiple communication venues.

Nominate a staff member.  | Learn more about the nomination process. | View previous award recipients.