Awards Recognize 3,145 Years of Service to University

Dr. Marc Hairston (left), research scientist in space sciences, with Dr. John Hoffman of the physics department, was among those honored for 30 years of service.
UT Dallas recently recognized faculty and staff members who have reached employment milestones with the University at the 30th Annual Service Awards.

The ceremony on Nov. 18 honored 326 employees for their commitment and contributions to the University’s mission. This year’s honorees have collectively accrued 3,145 years of service.

Fifteen employees topped the list with 40 years.  Honorees received either a coin that bears the University seal (5 years), a University seal coin keychain (10 years), a brass Texas paperweight with the coin (20 years), a custom coaster with the coin (30 years), or a table clock with the coin (40 years). In a separate ceremony, 13 new honorees were inducted into the Quarter Century Club for reaching 25 years of service.

The University honors employees each fall who have reached multiples of five years of service. Over the past 30 years, the University has presented more than 6,340 awards. Click here for a list of this year’s Service Award recipients.