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Division of Student Affairs

Student Affairs employees honored for exemplary service

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Sue Follon Exemplary Service Awards were presented to four Student Affairs employees at the Student Affairs Division annual luncheon January 6.  The award recipients are nominated by their peers and exemplify high ideals for job performance and service to students.  Each has had a positive influence on co-workers and elevated the reputation of their work group, their department and the Student Services Division.

The award is named for Dr. Sue Follon.  She served as Vice President for Educational and Student Services at the University of Northern Iowa from 1985 until her death from lung cancer on

November 4, 1998.  Dr. Follon’s leadership style was built on helping others develop their own gifts.

The 2010 award winners are: Deb Bartels, Assistant Director/Loans, Financial Aid; Ruther Dixon, Secretary in Bartlett Hall, Department of Residence; and David Schmid, Residence Life Coordinator in Rider Hall, Department of Residence, and Darla Smith, Custodian in Dancer Hall, Department of Residence.