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Achievement Awards

The Jefferson College Foundation recently presented its annual Outstanding Achievement Awards to honor the exemplary accomplishments of faculty and staff who are nominated from the College’s three employee constituent groups.

2015 Outstanding Achievement Award recipients include:

Cindy Rossi, Faculty – Business Management Professor
Deb Shores, Classified Staff – Resource Specialist
Mark Smreker, Certified Staff – Manager of Software Development
Marialana Speidel, Faculty – Biology Assistant Professor

2014 Outstanding Achievement Award

Jefferson College Foundation Executive Director, Patti Christen (back row, left) and Foundation Board President, Rick Vest (back row, right) recently presented the 2015 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Achievement Awards to (front row, from left) Mark Smreker, Certified Staff, Cindy Rossi, Faculty, Marialana Speidel, Faculty, and (back row, center) Deb Shores, Classified Staff. Each recipient was selected by their co-workers and peers.

To be eligible, faculty nominees must demonstrate intellectual vigor and communication skills in the interpretation and presentation of subject matter; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude toward students and peers; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved learning and comprehension; demonstrate concern for and sensitivity to the needs of students and others; leave a favorable and lasting influence on students; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; and enhance the image of the department and/or college.

Nominees for staff recognition must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of a work unit or the college as a whole; enhance the image of the department and/or college; and be a full-time employee of the college for at least five years.
 


Dr. B. Ray Henry
President, Jefferson College
1970-1989

Dr. B. Ray Henry Service & Innovation Award

The B. Ray Henry Service & Innovation Award was established to allow faculty and staff members to be recognize for efforts above and beyond through work on or with an institutional committee or subcommittee.  The award was established in honor of Dr. Henry, second president of Jefferson College, who served in the position from 1970 until 1989.  

Recipients are nominated by fellow committee or subcommittee members, and selected annually.  Recipients are announced during the faculty and staff orientation meeting held in August, at which they are presented with the award and a $250 stipend.

2015 Recipient:
Allan Wamsley

Director of Online Learning and Educational Technology
 

 

2015 Recipient Allan Wamsley pictured to the left with
President Raymond Cummiskey.