From left: Award recipients Kip Wilson, Judy Chambers, Kathy Kelly, Fumi Matsumoto Cheever, Shelle Browning, Teresa Crist, Julie Jedlicka, Heather Kendall and Nathanael May. Not pictured: Edwin Taylor.
Missouri Western State University honored ten award winners at its annual Faculty and Staff Awards and Retirement Reception on Friday, April 27. The University also honored 19 retiring employees.
Award recipients were:
Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to Students
Fumi Matsumoto Cheever, International Student Services, International Student Services
Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to Colleagues
Judy Chambers, Registrar’s Office
Missouri Western Foundation Award for Staff Service to University
Shelle Browning, Physical Plant
Missouri Western Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence
Dr. Edwin Taylor III, Department of Economics, Political Science and Sociology
Heather Kendall, School of Nursing and Health Professions
Dr. Nathanael May, Department of Music
Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James V. Mehl Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship
Dr. Julie Jedlicka, Department of Biology
Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James J. Scanlon Award for Staff Service to Community
Kathy Kelly, Steven L. Craig School of Business
Missouri Western Foundation Dr. James J. Scanlon Award for Faculty Service to Community
Kip Wilson, Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Social Work
Student Employee Supervisor of the Year Award
Teresa Crist, Student Affairs
The following employees were honored for their retirement during the current academic year:
Belinda Ball, Western Institute; Robert Bidding, University Police Department; Dr. Carolyn Brose, School of Nursing and Health Professions; Dr. Susan Carter, Department of Music; Dr. Martha Claflin, Department of Education; Michael Clark, University Police Department; Dr. John Courington, Department of Economics, Political Science and Sociology; Dr. Jeanie Crain, Department of English and Modern Languages; Dr. Jeanne Daffron, Academic Affairs; Dr. John Ellis, Department of Education; Rodema Gnuschke, Library; Dr. Christopher Godfrey, Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics; Dr. Michael Lane, Steven L. Craig School of Business; Dr. Timothy Miller, Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics; Susan Montee, Steven L. Craig School of Business; Dr. Kathleen O’Connor, Professional Studies; Jon Recob, Physical Plant; Dr. Michael Smith, Department of Education; Dr. Daniel Trifan, Department of History, Philosophy and Geography
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.