2016 Staff Excellence Awards Announced
On Friday, April 22, 2016, Kent State University at Stark faculty and staff gathered in the Campus Center to recognize the 2016 Staff Excellence Award recipients.
Several weeks prior to the ceremony, the campus community was asked to nominate a staff member or administrator with a written recommendation supporting the person they thought deserved to be recognized.
Criteria for nominations included:
- Gives 100% effort
- Demonstrates a positive attitude
- Shows a strong commitment to their job and to Kent State University
- Continuously helps others
- Is dependable, conscientious and caring
- Exceeds job and workload demands
- Works easily with people; collegial
- Motivates others
A committee of faculty, staff and administrators selected the recipients from the many nominations.
Kent State University at Stark is pleased to announce the 2016 Staff Excellence Award recipients:
Administrative Clerk, Student Services
Senior IT User Support Analyst, Network Services
Congratulations to these very deserving employees!
In a world where millions of educational, certification and licensing exams happen each year, it’s crucial to have secure testing locations with well-trained staff. One local testing center has done just that and set the bar for others, according to the National College Testing Association (NCTA).
Kent State University at Stark’s Testing Center has successfully renewed its certification from the NCTA, a certification that requires strict NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines to ensure high-quality testing programs at colleges.
Kent State University at Stark is excited to announce that Amy Damrow, Ph.D., and Claudia Gomez, Ph.D., both from the Stark Campus, along with Jeffrey Osikiewicz, Ph.D., from the Tuscarawas Campus, have been selected as finalists for the 57th Annual Kent State University Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA).
Kent State University at Stark will present Thi Bui, author of the award-winning graphic memoir, “The Best We Could Do”, for a keynote event and book reading Sept. 28.
Kent State University is one of 62 organizations nationwide to be awarded a 2023-2024 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read grant. The Stark Campus’ $14,100 grant will support the Big Read Northeast Ohio, a community reading program and related events this fall.