A Celebration of Service and Commitment UTMB held its annual Employee Service Day celebration on Thursday, June 24. This event honored the commitment and contributions of our faculty and staff with activities at each campus location and online.Message from UTMB's Executive Leadership Team Recognition of Service YearsThis year, UTMB recognized 2,561 faculty and staff who have collectively given 30,650 years of service to the university and its mission. Employees who were unable to pick up their service pin and certificate on the day of the event will receive their items via interoffice mail. Click here to view the service pin recipients. Recognition of GEM Card RecipientsUTMB’s online GEM program provides a quick and easy way to acknowledge others for their extraordinary service, caring and compassion. This year, 460 employees were repeatedly recognized for going the extra mile in their daily activities. Employees who were unable to pick up their certificate on the day of the event will receive it via interoffice mail. Click here to view the GEM honorees. 2021 Leone Award for Administrative ExcellenceJennifer Higgs, nurse manager for LCC Nursing Administration, was selected the recipient of the 2021 Nicholas and Katherine Leone Award for Administrative Excellence. The Leone Award is presented annually to the manager or supervisor who displays the highest level of professional integrity and best exhibits the standards of conduct outlined in UTMB’s core values and Professionalism Charter. Click here to view the 2021 Leone Award nominees.Announcement of 2021 Leone Award Recipient Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (409) 772-8696 ESD 2021 Prizes Hourly Prize Winners Hourly Prize Winners All service pin and GEM card recipients were entered into a drawing for prizes. Prizes were awarded throughout the day to the following employees:8 a.m.Courtney TerrySharlin M. WoodsMarie Ann MarczakCarolina GarciaTyler Oliveira9 a.m.Odilia CantuKimberlyn RobinsonBryce BensonMarlenny Paola DuronArlene Rose Rayos10 a.m.Priscilla AyeriteJennifer K. SmithTamekia Shaneil PhillipsPatricia A. JohnsonJames M. Fitts11 a.m.Sarah E. Toombs SmithAgnes Chinyere OkoroAlissa FergusonLora M. HoferJames Lloreda III12 p.m.John Robert EvansErica Ann SchutzMichael Victor DominquezCleo GloverMichael A. Peltier1 p.m.Rebecca SherburneFlavio Marconi MonteiroRebecca A. OrtizVanessa HowardLenora Amey2 p.m.Sunil K. VermaKori ZabaPaul WhiteTaylor BillingsleyMelissa Deaton3 p.m.Judy A. HajovskyPaul A. HindmonJane ScottRhonda K. RogersNoemi Villanueva4 p.m.Thierry LeonceJanine S. LukeJesse R. Caffey IIITheresa Renee BrownMelisa Gale SuttonPrizes will be delivered or mailed to the winning employees. ESD 2021 Scavenger Hunt Virtual Scavenger Hunt Winners Virtual Scavenger Hunt Winners The winners of UTMB's virtual scavenger hunt were:Courtney PetersonGabriela SilvaJessica FalcoJeffrey KitchensLaura LindseyPrizes will be delivered or mailed to the winning employees.Thank you to everyone who participated!