|Division of Student Development Staff Excellence Award Winners|
Billiken Spirit Award recognizes an individual who fully supports the mission of Athletics, integrating the ideals of education, competition and community in their work with students. The 2016 award winner is David Young - Student Involvement Center.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Award is given to individuals who are committed to nurturing and developing student understanding of diversity and social justice issues. The 2016 award winners are Patrick Cousins - Campus Ministry, Willie Gore - Housing and Residence Life, Kelly Herbolich - Student Success Center-Retention & Academic Success, and Richard Marks - Housing and Residence Life.
Community Connections Award is given to individuals who actively build relationships and collaborative opportunities with individuals and/or agencies in the St. Louis community. The 2016 award winners are Katie Shields - Athletics and Lisa Stone - Athletics.
Faculty Collaboration Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated the ability to build strong academic partnerships that promote student learning. The 2016 award winners are Kaleigh Mrowka - Housing and Residence Life and Leah Sweetman - Center for Service and Community Engagement.
Innovation Grant Challenge Award is a grant opportunity within the Division of Student Development that seeks innovative (new or redefined) projects that promote student learning or student success for Saint Louis University students. The 2016 winner of this award is Bryan Sokol - Center for Service and Community Engagement.
Innovation and Excellence in Assessment Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to utilizing assessment to understand program/service impact and or/student learning. The 2016 award winner is the Office for Student Responsibility and Community Standards.
Rising Star Award is given to new employees with less than three years of continuous service in the division, and who also have innovative ideas and have made significant contributions throughout the year to his or her area. The 2016 award winners are Phil Durkee - Housing and Residence Life and Laura Tiepelman - Student Health Center.
Team Spirit Award is given to individuals who foster collaboration, communication and cooperation among colleagues in exercising his/her commitment to student learning and development. The 2016 award winners are Arathi Srikanta - SLU Wellness, Jenny Scott - University Counseling Center, Floyd Welsh - Student Success Center-Career Services, and Alex Wulff - Student Success Center-Writing Services.
Unsung Hero Award is given to individuals who work quietly and unobtrusively but go the extra mile to contribute to the success of SLU through his or her outstanding contributions at work. The 2016 award winners are Alison Bradley - Student Health Center, Carol Cote - Campus Recreation and Dean of Students Office, Robin Krueger - Athletics, Megan Shaffer - Student Success Center-Major Exploration, and Sonja Wall - Student Success Center-Career Services.
Collaborative Partner Award recognizes a faculty or staff member who is not a member of the Division of Student Development, but consistently supports the work of the Division that contributes to student success and student learning. The 2016 award winners are Lisa Dorsey - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, Dustin Montgomery - Assistant Director of Design & Construction, and Fred Rottnek - Associate Professor and Director of Community Medicine.
For more information on the Division of Student Development Excellence awards, including full award descriptions and past award winners, please visit the Division website.