Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Community Service (est. 2013)

Given annually to an individual or team that provides service to the community as demonstrated by a spirit of commitment to those in need of assistance, passionate engagement resulting in a meaningful impact and strengthening relationships within the community.

(2013) Bill Tsaknopoulos, director of auxiliary services, for being a champion of individuals with disabilities and an ambassador for the medical school, as exemplified by his commitment to the Genesis Club, which since 1999 has created employment opportunities at UMMS for more than 300 Genesis Club members with mental illness and disability.