Staff Awards


TO:                        OU Health Sciences Colleagues

FROM:                  Gary Raskob, PhD, Senior Vice President and Provost

SUBJECT:             Call for Nominations - The Marcia Bennett OUHSC Leadership and Mentoring Award

DATE:                    February 26, 2024

I am pleased to call for nominations for The Marcia Bennett OUHSC Leadership and Mentoring Award. This prestigious award was established by the Health Sciences Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and carries a monetary prize. It recognizes one Health Sciences staff member who emulates the leadership and mentorship of the former Vice Provost for Health Sciences, Dr. Marcia M. Bennett, who served the University for more than 40 years. This award was established to honor Dr. Bennett’s legacy of leadership and mentoring, upon her retirement from the University in January 2020.  Please see the award criteria for information about eligibility and selection.

I invite you to nominate an HSC staff member who exemplifies the attached criteria by 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 11, 2024, via email to

If you have any questions about award eligibility or the nomination process, please contact Catina Jordan in my office at or (405) 271-2332.