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Award Certificate IconJo Ann Jones receives February Staff Council Appreciation Award

February 2015 Winner

Jo Ann Jones, Communications Specialist for the College of Education and Human Development, won the Staff Council Appreciation Award for February. Jo Ann's nomination identified her exemplary work to establish a new, weekly e-newsletter for COEHD. "Her rapport with students, faculty, and staff along with her articulate writing style has created an avid audience for the fledgling publication, adding more than 300 external subscribers, in addition to the staff and faculty listserv," said Byron Spencer, COHED's Senior Communications Specialist. "Jo Ann's leadership in taking on this challenge along with her excellent public service has been essential to the success of the publication."

Award Certificate IconVenetta Williams receives January Staff Council Appreciation Award

January 2015 Winner

Venetta Williams, Administrative Services Officer for the Department of Architecture, received the January 2015 Staff Council Appreciation Award. Venetta's colleagues recognized her leadership in the department, as well as her cheerful nature. "Venetta is one of the most knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly people I have ever had the pleasure of working with," said Diane May, who nominated Venetta for the award. "On a bad day she brings smiles, and on a gloomy day she shines, there is not a day that goes by the she has not taken time out of her day to lend a helpful hand, or give guidance to someone who is having a problem solving a situation."