The Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award recognizes individuals in the Division of Student Affairs who are committed to quality and excellence and whose efforts and achievements are worthy of emulation as staff work to carry out the division’s mission of helping students succeed. This award is named in recognition of former Vice President Sue Follon who served the University from 1985 to 1998 and modeled the values upon which this award is based. This is the highest award given to staff in Student Affairs.
For the fifth year, Student Affairs formally recognized staff in other divisions for their collaboration with us to help students succeed. This year’s key partners were announced at the January 7 recognition luncheon. Congratulations to this year’s honorees: Linda Reardon-Lowry, Recruitment/Advisor, Technology; Celeste Bembry, Student Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences; Mike Waggoner, Professor, Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education; and Pat Geadelmann, Special Assistant to the President for Board and Governmental Relations.
Jack Ave, a junior from Milford, Iowa, was recently awarded the most outstanding delegate award at the American Model United Nations Conference (AMUN) in Chicago. Ave participated with UNI’s Model United Nations Competition Team, which is led by Co-presidents Danielle Massey and Courtney Massey. AMUN runs a mock version of the United Nations and aims to provide students with an inside look into real United Nations sessions and allow them to gain valuable experience in the political world.
Our very own aquatic center was recently featured in a story highlighting certification courses as well as youth programs. Campus Rec Magazine provides solution-based resources to university recreation professionals. The magazine applauded our staff and student workers who are consistently providing excellent courses to members of our local and surrounding communities in their life guard training, CPR, first aid, and various other youth programs.
Application materials for requesting funding through the Student Activities Fee and Student Services Fee for fiscal year 2018 are now available. The Student Services Fee and Student Activities Fee are mandatory fees charged to all students to provide access to a variety of student activities and services. The Student Fee Committee is charged with reviewing all requests and recommending funding allocations. There are three documents which must be submitted for each funding request: the Funding Request, the Executive Summary and the Revenue and Expense Report.