Gorlok Greats Program | Webster University

Gorlok Greats Program

  • Criteria for Recognition
  • Program Guidelines
  • Methods of Recognition
  • Gorlok Greats Program Summary 2019-2020

  • The Gorlok Greats Award will recognize staff members whose achievements, whether an individual act or sustained effort of exemplary service, relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission.

    Current Nomination Period:
    January 15th - March 1st



    Criteria for Recognition

    Gorlok Greats:

    • Contribute to University Mission, Values and Goals
    • Positively influence others in working towards departmental or organizational objectives
    • Invest time and effort in coaching and/or mentoring
    • Develop innovative solutions to business challenges
    • Team effort and peer collaboration
    • Approach problems as opportunities for growth and learning
    • Achieve a desired outcome despite adversity (e.g. limited resources, time constraint)
    • Consistently provide high quality, reliable and critical work that, if undone, would halt highly visible operations
    • Demonstrate a steady willingness to improve work operations and does so without prompting or fanfare

    Program Guidelines

    • Nominations may be submitted by staff, faculty, and students of Webster University for any staff member. (Individuals who have been awarded a Gorlok Greats Award are ineligible to receive additional Gorlok Greats Awards).
    • This award is open to staff at all campuses, including international campuses
    • Nominations are open January 15th - March 1st and August 15th - September 30th
    • There will be up to 6 awardees for each nomination period

    Methods of Recognition

    • $500 cash award or equivalent at international campuses
    • Special recognition of all Gorlok Great awardees at the annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Breakfast
    • Awardees will be recognized in WebsterToday and the WSA Newsletter
    • Nominees will be recognized in the WSA Newsletter and on the WSA Facebook page


    Gorlok Greats Program Summary 2019-2020