Every year, the President of Augusta University recognizes an individual or group that has made the largest impact on the institution. The President’s Award is the highest award given by the university to its friends and supporters and is reflective of the recipients’ impact on Augusta University.
The SPIRIT Award stands for Stewardship, Prevention, Integrity, Responsibility, Inspiration, and Trust. This award recognizes an employee who represents these guiding principles, embraces the values of Augusta University and inspires the trust of others. Individuals who consistently set the ethical bar high in managing state resources, daily decision making and in the delivery of their work are deserving of this award.
Carefully Managing State Resources
Building a Culture of Ethical Behavior
Upholding Our Duty to Report
Leading by Example
Preserving Public Confidence
SPIRIT Award Recipients
2021 - Fatima Desamito, LPN, Women's Health, AU Health
2020 – Whitney Dixon, RN, Shock Trauma ICU, AU Health
2019 – Janice Ethridge, 3rd party Insurance Claims Specialist, Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University
2018 – Sandi Loy, Director of Contracts & Fiscal Services, Georgia Correctional Healthcare at Augusta University
2017 – Ms. Jennifer Young, Manager Pathology Services, Anatomic Pathology, AU Health
2016 – Farlyn Hudson, Research Associate, Vascular Biology Center, Augusta University