Jeannine Curns faithfully served the Business Office of Heidelberg University for forty-two years, rising from a cashier at the age of 18 to the Vice President for Administration. During her four decades of service, she was recognized for her humility, joyful spirit, work ethic, fairness, and unwavering commitment to the employees of the university. For her faithful and exemplary service to Heidelberg University and particularly for her steadfast dedication to the support and improvement of the lives of administrative and support staff, the Jeannine Curns Distinguished Service Awards are created in her honor. Through these awards her life and her work at Heidelberg University are honored with the hope that they serve as an inspiration for all who follow in her footsteps.
What personal qualities should the nominee exemplify?
The Distinguished Service Award for support staff recognizes an individual for outstanding service demonstrated by:
- competency and effectiveness in the position
- exceptional initiative
- positive attitude while executing duties
- demonstrated dedication to the office and Heidelberg University
- notable contributions to improved customer service delivery