Staff Awards


TO:                        OU Health Sciences Center Colleagues

FROM:                  Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA

Senior Vice President and Provost

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

DATE:                    March 1, 2021

I am pleased to call for nominations for The Marcia Bennett OUHSC Leadership and Mentoring Award. This prestigious award carries a monetary prize and was established by the Health Sciences Center Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. It recognizes one 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 initiated to honor Dr. Bennett’s legacy of leadership and mentoring, upon her retirement from the University in January 2020.  Please see the attached 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., Friday, March 19, 2021, via email to

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