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MWSU honors retirees, faculty and staff award winners

2 May 2017
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Missouri Western State University honored ten employees who are retiring and ten award winners at its annual Faculty and Staff Awards and Retirement Reception on May 2.

Award recipients were:

Missouri Western Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence

  • Pam Clary, assistant professor of social work and director of the BSW program
  • Shauna Hiley, professor of chemistry
  • Mark Mills, associate professor of biology

Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to Students

  • Susan Garrison, director, Center for Academic Support

Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to Colleagues

  • Hawley Rumpf, procurement card/employee reimbursement, Accounting Services

Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to University

  • Stacy Turner, special credit programs coordinator, Western Institute

Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James V. Mehl Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship

  • Pi-Ming Yeh, associate professor of nursing

Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James L. Scanlon Award for Staff Service to the Community

  • Brett Esely, associate director of athletics for external relations

Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James L. Scanlon Award for Faculty Service to the Community

  • Teddi Deka, professor of psychology and director, Honors Program

Student Employee Supervisor of the Year

  • Jessica Frogge, administrative coordinator, Student Government Association

Honored retirees include Debbie Johnson, Marsha Dolan, Joanne Katz and Marilyn Hunt.

The following employees were honored for their retirement after a combined 216 years of service to Missouri Western:

  • Deborah Becker, Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics
  • Marsha Dolan, School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Ronnie Hodge, Physical Plant
  • Marilyn Hunt, Department of Communication and Journalism
  • Debbie Johnson, Campus Printing and Design Services
  • David Jones, Physical Plant
  • Joanne Katz, Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Social Work
  • Dale Krueger, Craig School of Business
  • Catherine Lawson, Department of Economics, Political Science and Sociology
  • Andrew McGarrell, Library

Award recipients pictured at top, from left to right, are Frogge, Esely, Clary, Hiley, Rumpf, Yeh, Deka, Turner, Mills and Garrison.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.

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