The Carol Marlowe Silver & Gold Spirit Award
The Carol Marlowe Silver and Gold Spirit Award recognizes exceptional employees, students, alumni, volunteers and retirees in the Southern Idaho region (McCall to Twin Falls) who exude Vandal spirit while advancing the presence of the University of Idaho in this area.
The deadline for application is typically in October and the awards ceremony occurs during Employee Recognition Week in October. Recipients of The Carol Marlowe Silver and Gold Spirit Award will be honored with an engraved plaque hung in Joe’s Corner and a Vandal gift basket.
About Carol Marlowe
Carol Marlowe epitomizes the qualities representing the Silver and Gold Spirit Award. Following a 20-year career with Hewlett Packard, Marlowe taught strategic management, marketing and finance in the College of Business and Economics before becoming program planning director at University of Idaho Boise in 2010. She served in this position until her passing in 2013.
Marlowe worked tirelessly to promote the programs and achievements unique to University of Idaho throughout Southern Idaho while establishing new programs and events to enhance the quality of life in the Treasure Valley and beyond.
With a quick wit and engaging personality, Marlowe was exceptionally caring and generous with others. She always had a spring in her step and a smile on her face. An active member of the Treasure Valley community, Marlowe was an avid skier and volunteer for Bishop Kelly High School where she worked in the library and helped with strategic planning.
One to two recipients will be awarded annually unless otherwise determined by the judging committee. Candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Advance the presence of University of Idaho in the southern region
- Lead as an ambassador of the university
- Exude Vandal spirit
Nominators and Nominees must be:
- Meg Stephenson
- Juan Corona
- John Mundt
- Nathan Jerke
- Carolyn Tesnohlidek
- Sandy Schultz
- Jim Dickinson
- Russ Joki