Wall of Fame

Kate Juhl of the University Career Center
Program Director at the University Career Center
She has this unique ability to dream big and then flawlessly break down that dream into small, detailed steps for a successful program or initiative.  She is thoughtful, kind and the ultimate representation of an engaged student affairs practitioner.  
Allison Tjaden of Dining Services
Assistant Director of New Initiatives in Dining Services
The undertaking of three large and comprehensive efforts deserves much recognition.  They have become defining programs for Dining Services.  Allison’s leadership, commitment, and endless energy have made those endeavors the success they are today.  She is a determined and energetic professional that has been able to pull together resources … from other... Read more
Erica Ely of the University Career Center
Program Director for Internships at the University Career Center
 She is always approachable, collaborative and strategic.  “No” is not a word in her vocabulary.  She is a model of what an engaged, student-centered professional should be.  [Student Affairs] is lucky to call Erica one of our own!    
Carlton Green of the University Counseling Center
Staff Psychologist in the Counseling Center
“I don’t feel that a letter can completely and clearly communicate just how much of a gem he is.  I wish that I could just write, “He is Amazing!” and have the review committee grasp what I mean!  I can, without reservation, state that Dr. Green does not seek out attention to or recognition of his hard work.”  - Outstanding Service Award nomination letter  
Bobby Marousis of Dining Services
Food Service Supervisor for Dining Services
He leads a team of event drivers and warehouse workers and is responsible for ensuring that all catered events have the equipment they need at the time they need it.  We would not be able to execute the beautiful and seamless events our customers are used to without the organizational legwork that Bobby puts in advance.    
Vania McBean of University Recreation & Wellness
Assistant Director for Information Technology at University Recreation and Wellness
Vania’s most salient quality may be her ever-present positive attitude.  She never seems frustrated by the many technical issues that probably arise every day; she just goes about solving them with a smile on her face.      
Brian Trest of Residential Facilties
Multi Trades Chief III in Residential Facilities
We feel that Brian is an extraordinary member of our department and a monumental asset to our students residing on South Campus.  He…is a wonderful role model to his fellow staff members.  He is always looking at our facilities with an eye on the safety and security of our students and staff members that occupy them.    
Ashley Venneman of The Stamp
Coordinator for Special Events in the Stamp
Ashley is organized, amazingly creative, a team player, an engaging leader, and a person of such good humor that you can’t wait to join in the next program…Ashley is probably one of the most beloved people in the Stamp.  I can’t think of anyone that wouldn’t walk on coals for her!... I love her style – it is inclusive and with such a zest for life that you... Read more
John Russell Burch
Community Maintenance Foreman, Residential Facilties
John provides great customer service and professionalism to every task, whether it is a special request or an issue involving students.  Everyone is treated with the utmost respect and courtesy. John Russell Burch is a Division of Student Affairs 2015 Outstanding Service Award Winner.
Cheryl John
North Hill Building Services Zone Supervisor, Residential Facilities
Being a housekeeper in a residence hall is demanding and sometimes a thankless job.  Cheryl provides support, guidance and is always available for her staff.  She is proud of their work as a team and never hesitates to tell them how important they are to the residents. Cheryl John is a Division of Student Affairs 2015 Outstanding Service Award Winner.