The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) held its 2017 Staff Awards on December 7 at USQ Toowoomba’s packed Allison Dickson Lecture Theatre. Eleven Excellence Awards and 42 Recognition of Service awards were presented to recipients, acknowledging and celebrating their exceptional contribution. USQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Geraldine Mackenzie said the awards were a reminder of the positive work people were doing every day across the University.