Claudia Baer

Claudia Baer, student employment coordinator

Oct. 29, 2019—Claudia Baer, student employment coordinator at Missouri Western State University, has been honored by the National Student Employment Association.

Baer received the 2019 Margene Orzalli Memorial Award, presented annually to a member of NSEA who demonstrates extraordinary effort, energy and commitment to both student employees and the profession. The recipient must provide leadership and vision through various activities, including committee work, conferences and programs, and leadership positions as an officer of the organization.

Baer has provided over three years of service to NSEA through her work as a Student Employment Essentials trainer and board appointee. Claudia was also recently appointed Vice President of Professional Development for NSEA. In this role, she will oversee professional development activities for the association throughout the country.

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