Recognition Awards

Other Distinguished Staff Awards

Other Distinguished Staff Awards 2008

Mike Malcolm

Mike Malcolm earns the Extra Miles Award posted May 28, 2008

The Dean’s Extra Miles Award is given to an individual who has gone the "extra miles" for their college, and colleagues on many occasions.

The award was presented at the Celebration of Excellence on May 16, 2008.


Sandra Brabb

Sandi Brabb honored with Administrative Professional Contribution Award

Sandra (Sandi) Brabb, Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program was selected from 11 nominees to receive The Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC)'s Administrative Professional Contribution Award at a reception Thursday, May 8, 2008. This award recognizes WSU administrative professional (AP) individuals who have contributed beyond their expected or required performance in their area/unit, for the university and the community by making a unique difference and/or their efforts have had a far reaching impact.

A second award went to Joanne Greene, Associate Director for Programs, University Recreation nominated by Brad Stewart.

The APAC also recognized the other AP nominees and nominators for their outstanding efforts and service. They were John Brabb, Crop and Soil Sciences nominated by Bill Pan; Mark Brownell, College of Sciences nominated by Mary Sanchez-Lanier; Rosanne Chandler, School of Music nominated by Gerald Berthiaume, Charles Argersinger and Greg Yasinitsky; John Haugen, Creamery nominated by David Dean; Joe Jacobs, Health and Wellness Services nominated by Donna Hash; Laura Lahne, Center for Civic Engagement nominated by Dan Allbery and Kristin Sergeant; Rebecca (Becky) Morton, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience nominated by Bryan Slinker; Debi Robinson-Smith, Women’s Resource Center nominated by Kintisha Williams and Joan Opyr; and Barbara Smith, Department of Entomology nominated by Richard Zack.

Becky Morton named “Mentor of the Year" for AP staff - April 2008

Congratulations to IPN's Financial Manager, Becky Morton, who was named “Mentor of the Year" for AP staff during the Women and Leadership Forum April 2. Becky was nominated by office staff Lauri Kramer and Laura Kinslow.  IPN members Barbara Sorg, Sandra Brabb, and Pam Colbert were nominated for the same award and were also honored at the forum. The awards began in 2005 in conjunction with the 10th Annual Women & Leadership Forum sponsored by the Women & Leadership Alliance.  More than 65 nominations were received, with all nominees being recognized at the Forum and in the Outstanding Mentors Stories booklet provided to all attendees.


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