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Southeast Shout-Outs

The Southeast Shout-Out Award was started in fall 2016 as a way to better recognize faculty and staff for the exceptional performance of their duties. To date 36 faculty and staff have been recognized with the award out of more than 160 nominations.

If you know of a faculty or staff member that should be considered for a Southeast Shout-Out Award as a result of their dedication and service to our community, their colleagues, and our students, please submit a nomination below.

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2019-2020 Award Recipients

Kristen receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Kristen LaMantia

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling

Michelle receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Michelle Tanz

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Ally receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Ally Holland

Coordinator of Annual Giving

Dana receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Dana Saverino

Creative Strategy Project Manager

Larry receiving his award from Dr. Vargas

Larry Bohannon

Professor, Elementary Education Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Shonta receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Shonta Smith

Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Jayanti receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Jayanti Ray

Interim Communication Disorders Department Chair

Bonnie receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Bonnie Gerecke

Administrative Assistant, Mass Media

Jamie receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Jamie Birkman

Senior Administrative Assistant

Nate receiving his award from Dr. Vargas

Nate Saverino

Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs

Brenda receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Brenda Glastetter

Administrative Assistant, Accounting, Economics and Finance

Marcy receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Marcy Ball

Academic Advisor

Janie receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Janie McGaugh

Administrative Assistant, History and Anthropology

Dena receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Dena Hale

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ryan receiving his award from Dr. Vargas

Ryan Heslinga

Assistant Registrar

Amy receiving her award from Dr. Vargas

Amy Hancock

Senior Buyer, Purchasing

2018-2019 Award Recipients

photo of Dr. Glen Williams and President Vargas

Dr. Glen Williams

Professor and Chairperson of Communication Studies and Modern Languages

photo of Dr. Jenn Weber and President Vargas

Dr. Jenn Weber

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Matt Wallhausen

Information Technology Senior Network Specialist

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Michael Simmons

Instructor of Mass Media

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Chelsea McNeely

Director of Southeast Online

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Tyson Koenig

Archival Assistant in Kent Library's Special Collections and Archives

2017-2018 Award Recipients

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Heath Hase

Coordinator of EDvolution

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Jim McGill

Professor of Chemistry & Director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program

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John Stepp

Public Safety Officer

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Lori Mueller

Instructor, Harrison College of Business

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Peggy Hill

Professor of Physics

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Sharon Dees

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

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Susan Kendrick

Chair of Department of English & Interim Director of General Education

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Vicki Howell

Senior Administrative Assistant, Department of Biology

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Carrie Taylor

Assistant Director of International Student & Scholar Services

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Dan Koeppel

PC Applications Specialist

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Robert Fisher

Transit driver for the Department of Public Safety

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Michael King

Program technician with Continuing Education

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Christy Mershon

Assistant director of Continuing Education

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Christina Ragain

Professor of chemistry

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Kirk Sandfort

Transit supervisor for the Department of Public Safety

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Elizabeth Uelsmann

Instructor of agriculture

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Pennie Pflueger

English Instructor

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Diane Wood

Professor of Biology

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Theresa Haug

Coordinator of UI100 & UI100 Instructor

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Quantella Noto

Assistant Professor, Hospitality Management Program Director

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Ashley Harrington

Administrative Assistant for Faculty Senate

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John Adams

Network Specialist in Information Technology

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Ron McAdams

Network Specialist II in Information Technology

2016-2017 Award Recipients

Logan Driskell

Dearmont Hall director with Residence Life

Floyd Lockhart

LMS Administrator with the Center of Scholarship Teaching and Learning

Tim Clifton

Groundskeeper with Facilities Management

Chris Wubbena

Professor of sculpture in Southeast’s Department of Art

Casandra Hicks

Financial aid coordinator in Student Financial Services

Katie Foshee

Assistant director of New Student Programs in the Office of Admissions

John Buchheit

Department of Public Safety

Julie Grueneberg

Assistant Registrar

Ann Hayes

News Bureau Director

Laurie Overmann

Instructor of Mathematics

Marge Phillips

Center for Writing Excellence administrative assistant and writing associate

Jeremy Thompson

Center for Writing Excellence writing associate

Amanda Woods

Office of Military and Veterans Services outreach coordinator