Recognition and awards

VCU's people are the university's greatest resource, and our strategic plan commits to a Culture of Appreciation throughout the university. A key component to motivating and retaining good employees is recognition. Recognition can take the form of a memorandum, email or handwritten note, or a more public announcement of a job well done. VCU offers a variety of reward and recognition programs for employees. There are many opportunities to express appreciation and you can get some ideas at  Current employees and managers can visit for guidelines and related forms for recognizing Classified employees and University and Academic Professionals.