Sammy Awards

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The Sammy Awards 2021-2022 nominations are now open! 

The Sammy Awards were created in 2018 to celebrate and recognize contributions towards career development in the UCSC community. Every year, the Sammies are awarded to a diverse group of community members from on and off campus, ranging from undergraduate students to administrators to employers. 

Do you know a person or organization from the UCSC community who deserves to be recognized for contributing to career engagement? Nominate them today so they may receive a Sammy Award from UCSC Career Success! Submit your nominations today!

Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Undergraduate Student of the Year
  • Gradate Student of the Year
  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Honored Faculty
  • Honored Staff
  • Honored Administrator
  • Employer of the Year
  • Recruiter of the Year
  • Alumni of the Year
  • Excellence Award

More information about the awards and their eligibility requirements can be found on the Sammy Awards requirements page.

Take a look at past years' winners by checking out the Sammy Awards winners archive