Fall I 2010 Student Award Recipients

| October 25, 2010

Ted Hoef, associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announces the selection of Eva Connors, Molly Flanagan, Melissa Johnson and JaLisa (Jay) Robinson as recipients of the Fall I Dean’s Award for Service. Details on those and the Outstanding Student Employee Award recipients follow:

Fall I Dean’s Award for Service

Up to four students are honored each term with the Dean’s Service Award. Students considered for the award are nominated by a member of the Webster University community for the performance of a valuable service. Hoef says the term “service” encompasses a broad range of contributions made by students, both on- and off-campus.

Eva Connors, a senior journalism major from Sierra Vista, Ariz., was nominated by Larry Baden, associate professor, Communications and Journalism, for volunteer efforts tutoring a 65-year-old Japanese student.

Molly Flanagan, a junior public relations major from Waterloo, Ill., was nominated by Julie McHugh, department associate, Career Services, for volunteer work with the crisis hotline for Life Crisis Services.

Melissa Johnson, a senior sociology major from Waterloo, Ill., was nominated by Jennifer Violett, assistant director, University Center and Student Activities, for volunteer work with the Women’s Safe House and her selfless contributions to local non-profit organizations.

JaLisa (Jay) Robinson, a senior English and video production double major from St. Louis,  was nominated by Niki Parres, assistant director, Multicultural Center, for her voluntary leadership roles with the Association for African American Collegians.

Fall I Outstanding Student Employee Award Recipients

Liz Condon-Oakberg, student employment coordinator, Career Services, announces the selection of Sam Mosley, Courtney Otto, Emily Pieper and Maria Vayas as recipients of the Outstanding Student Employee Award for Fall I.

To be considered for the award, students must be nominated by a member of the Webster University community for working at a superior level in the department where they work and the University as a whole.

Sam Mosley, a senior interactive digital media major from Holts Summit, Mo., was nominated by Erik Palmore, library department head, Faculty Development Center, for his outstanding work as technical assistant for the Faculty Development Center.

Courtney Otto, a senior film production major from Wheaton, Ill. was nominated by Liz Condon-Oakberg for her outstanding work as a student employment assistant.

Emily Pieper, a senior music education major from Donnellson, Iowa, was nominated by Kelly Malone, coordinator, Housing and Residential Life, for her outstanding work as a customer service assistant supervisor for Housing and Residential Life.

Maria Vayas, a sophomore business administration major from Quito, Ecuador, was nominated by Martha Davis, assistant to the athletic director, Athletics, for her excellent work as an administrative assistant in the athletics office.

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