Nominations are being accepted for the annual Steve Gould Award. The award was created in 1981 in memory of Steve Gould to honor his honesty and compassion for others. The President of the University of Maine gives the award to people or organizations that have demonstrated superior qualities of unselfishness and compassion in the course of service to the university and its ideals. Students, staff, faculty members and organizations serving the University of Maine community are eligible. The award will be presented by President Paul Ferguson at the Employee Recognition Reception on May 21. Deadline for nominations is April 1. For information or to submit nominations, contact Christi Renzi at the president’s office, 207.581.1512.