The University Corporation

Bright Idea Information


The Bright Idea Award recognizes employees who have benefited The University Corporation (TUC) by developing and/or implementing an idea that positively impacts TUC daily operations and ultimately its bottom line.


  1. All TUC employees are eligible.
  2. Any TUC employee may nominate a great idea by completing the Bright Idea Award nomination form is available on the TUC web site. Employees may nominate their own ideas.
  3. Nominations are reviewed by the Selection Committee (TUC Executive Team).
  4. Nomination Submission Deadlines:
    Fall Semester: 5:00 p.m. on November 15 or on the first working day thereafter if the 15th falls on a weekend
    Spring Semester: 5:00 p.m. on April 15, or on the first working day thereafter if the 15th falls on a weekend.
  5. Awards, if made, are presented in December and May.
  6. Awards may range from $250 to $1,000. Funds are provided by the TUC Executive Office.
  7. More than one award may be made in a semester. The Selection Committee determines the number and size of awards. Unused funds are carried over to the following semester.
  8. Awards are taxable income; taxes will be withheld.

Bright Idea Nomination Form