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Student Affairs and Academic Support

GEMS (Gamecocks Who Excel at Magnificent Service)

The GEMS recognition program makes it easy to celebrate employee achievements and say thank you to staff. The GEMS program recognizes specific actions and behaviors that support our division's values: courage, inclusion, innovation, integrity and service.


All employees in the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support are eligible for recognition — full-time, part-time, temporary, research grant/time-limited and graduate assistants.



There are two ways to participate:

  1. Recognize someone online using the form below
  2. Ask your department's business manager or HR contact for a GEMS notecard. Fill it out and send it to the employee you want to recognize, because a handwritten note is always nice.


Gift Card Drawing

When you fill out the online form you and the person you're recognizing both will be automatically entered to win a $25 electronic gift card. If you receive a notecard, complete the form below to be entered to win. Winners are announced at the monthly division meetings and notified directly by email.  



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