Minggu, 12 Juli 2009

Staff member receives UW System award

The University of Wisconsin Arrangement Board of Regents has accustomed three individuals from above the arrangement with the 2009 Bookish Agents Accolade for Excellence. That is the accomplished acceptance bestowed on associates of the UW System’s bookish staff.

The 2009 recipients are: Amy Lloyd, administration training coordinator for apprentice activity at UW-River Falls; Lezli Redmond, administrator of Statewide Action Programs at the Center for Tobacco Research and Action at UW-Madison; and the Apprenticeship Talent Search (ETS) Diplomacy at UW-Fox Valley, which includes four agents members. This is the additional year that programs additionally accept been recognized.

“It is an account to admit this year’s recipients of the Bookish Agents Excellence Awards,” said board armchair Regent Eileen Connolly-Keesler. “These winners represent the outstanding effort, adroitness and all-around adherence of UW Arrangement bookish agents who accept gone aloft and above the alarm of assignment to advice our acceptance accomplish and our Wisconsin communities become stronger.”

Each champ receives a $5,000 accolade for able development to enhance his or her diplomacy or function. Bookish agents associates and programs from anniversary of the 15 UW institutions were nominated for this year’s awards. In accession to Connolly-Keesler, accolade board associates included Regents John Drew, Kevin Opgenorth, Brent Smith, José Vásquez and Betty Womack.

Lloyd abutting UW-RF in 2004 as a apprentice abutment casework coordinator and became the administration training coordinator in abatement 2007. In that capacity, she formed with two colleagues to actualize the iRock Program, a wellness album for first-year acceptance on campus, which afresh accustomed the UW-RF Chancellor’s Accolade for Diplomacy Excellence.

Lloyd additionally created and implemented a “Social Justice Series” during the 2008-09 bookish year, which resulted in 14 programs and 600 participants.

“Through her assignment with the Falcon Fellows program, the Social Justice Series, the Destinations another bounce breach diplomacy and the Building Tomorrow Project, Amy is not alone crafting outstanding apprentice administration development opportunities, she is adorning the perspectives and horizons of our campus community,” said Blake Fry, appropriate abettor to the adjudicator at UW-RF.

Lloyd accustomed a bachelor’s amount in communication/psychology from the Academy of St. Benedict and holds a Master of Science amount in apprentice cadre in academy apprenticeship from St. Cloud Accompaniment University and Master of Arts in attitude from Cleveland Accompaniment University.

Lezli Redmond, a UW-Madison graduate, abutting the agents of the UW Madison Center for Tobacco Research and Action in 2001.

As the administrator of statewide action programs, she has accustomed civic acceptance for her ability in tobacco and avant-garde accompaniment programming. Redmond’s assignment was active in creating the Wisconsin Tobacco Abdicate Line, a advanced tobacco abeyance account that has resulted in added than 122,000 Wisconsin association calling for advice to abdicate smoker back 2001. In a antecedent position, she launched and directed the Madison breadth for the Women’s Bloom Initiative.

“Ms. Redmond has accomplished outstanding accomplishment in accessible bloom areas that are of absolute accent to the bodies of Wisconsin and the nation,” said Patricia Kokotailo, abettor of pediatrics and accessory administrator for adroitness development and adroitness diplomacy at UW-Madison. “Her assignment absolutely embodies the Wisconsin idea.”

Redmond becoming a bachelor’s amount from UW-Madison and a master’s amount in accessible bloom from Hunter Academy in New York.

UW-Fox Valley’s Apprenticeship Talent Search (ETS) Diplomacy is a pre-college diplomacy advised to animate acceptance to complete aerial academy and accompany a academy education. As a federally adjourned TRIO diplomacy advised to actuate and abutment acceptance from disadvantaged backgrounds, ETS serves condoning sixth through 12th brand acceptance in the Kaukauna and Menasha academy districts. The two coordinators assignment with 620 acceptance anniversary year and log added than 5,000 hours of apprentice acquaintance annually. In 2007-08, 100% of the non-senior participants were answer to the abutting brand and all 72 accommodating seniors accelerating from aerial academy and activated for college.

“Thanks to all the active efforts of our TRIO staff, there are abounding added acceptance in our breadth who are attractive advanced to continuing their apprenticeship afterwards aerial school,” said Carla Rabe, abettor campus administrator for apprentice casework at UW-Fox Valley. “These acceptance ability not accept acquainted they had the adventitious to appear academy if the ETS agents were not a allotment of their lives.”

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