Bristol Employee Recognition and Awards

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Human Resources
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Fall River, MA 02720
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Recognition Programs

Bristol Bayhawk Victor

The Bristol Bayhawk Victor is a monthly collaborative employee recognition program developed and implemented by the Staff Senate and the Faculty and Professional Staff Senate. The Senates will work with Human Resources to recognize all the hard work, innovation and dedication of our Bristol Employees.

Go to the Bristol Bayhawk Victor page for more info and to nominate your fellow Bayhawks!

Annual Employee Recognition & Awards Ceremony

An employee recognition event is held annually to honor all full-time and part-time faculty and staff for their “service milestones” in length of service to the college (in 5-year intervals). Faculty and staff that have retired during the academic year are also recognized for their many contributions to the college.

Several awards are also presented at this annual event. Please see below for more information on these prestigious awards.

Click here to read more about this year's award recipients.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program

Commonwealth employees or teams of state employees may be nominated for the Performance Recognition Program for exemplary work performance for awards in three categories: Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance, Eugene H. Rooney, Jr. Public Service Award, and the Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service.

For more information, visit the Performance Recognition Program page at

Sceptre & Scroll Award

The Sceptre & Scroll is awarded to individual employees of the Bristol community who have consistently provided exceptional college-wide service and/or leadership over a period of years. Recipients are installed in perpetuity in the Sceptre and Scroll Society. Employees who have been recipients of this prestigious award can be found on this document: Sceptre and Scroll Society Employee Recipients 1968-Present.

A call for nominations for this award will be announced each year during the Spring semester.

Silver Shield Award

The Silver Shield is awarded to individual members of the college community who made significant contributions to the college during each academic year. A call for nominations for this award will be announced each year during the Spring semester.

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