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UI Student Supervisor of the Year Award 2015-2016

UI Student Supervisor of the Year Award 2015-2016

Last year, the University of Iowa Office of Student Employment and the UI Student Employed Professional program named the first-ever Student Supervisor of the Year.

The Division of Student Life employs over 2,500 students, and was honored to receive 14 nominations for the award -- the most of any organization at Iowa. Nominees were identified for characteristics that go above and beyond in supporting student success.

Division of Student Life nominees 

  • Shelley Allison, Iowa Memorial Union River Room
  • Genea Bean, Office of the Vice President for Student Life
  • Nathan Cox, Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Power Café
  • Elizabeth Scovill, Iowa House
  • Matt Stancel, Recreational Services
  • Tyler Sullivan, Recreational Services
  • Chanelle Thomas, Center for Student Involvement & Leadership
  • Chuck Thomas, Recreational Services
  • Anne Watson, University Catering
  • Joseph Whitney, Recreational Services

Special recognition goes to the following Division of Student Life employees for their outstanding efforts:

Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Distinction

  • Patrick Rossmann, University Housing & Dining

Supervisor of the Year Finalists

  • Erin Fitzgerald, Student Life Marketing + Design
  • Kelly Soukup, Center for Student Involvement & Leadership

Congratulations to all of our nominees for their dedication and time in fostering student success.  

The Student Supervisor of the Year, Jessica Waldschmidt, is a program coordinator in the Honors Program, and was selected from among 59 supervisors nominated by 89 student employees. 

Read more at Iowa Now

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