News Release

Annual Faculty Staff Awards 2020

By Cassandra Morthera on
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

 In celebration of excellence and service by faculty and staff, the annual Faculty and Staff Awards announcements were made today.

Retirement

Marilyn Grave...........................................................Liberal Arts and Education Department

Rick Quirk............................................................Northwest Research and Outreach Center

Shane Sperling..............................................................................................Dining Services

Lyle Westrom...............................................Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

 

Award                                                                                                        Recipient

Distinguished Staff Service Award………………………………............….James Pogatshnik

Distinguished P & A…………….…………………………………...........…..Megan Kragness

Distinguished Teaching Award…………………………..........……………..Nicky Overgaard

Distinguished Faculty Service Award………………….............……….…..Katy Chapman

Distinguished Scholar Award……………………….…….........……..……..Tony Schroeder

Years of Service

10 Years

Eric Gudmundson....................................................Liberal Arts and Education Department

Sam Huglen....................................................................................................Dining Services

Megan Pederson......................................................Liberal Arts and Education Department

Mark Schoenbaum...............................................Math, Science and Technology Department

Matt Simmons................................................Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

Lisa Sparby........................................................................................Student Success Center

 

15 Years

Kevin Thompson…….....………...………………………………………… Business Department

Karen Miller……………………………………...………Liberal Arts and Education Department

 

20 Years

Michelle Christopherson………………………………………………..Center for Adult Learning

Richard Genereux………………………………………………………………….Residential Life

John Loegering…………………………….……..Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

David Seyfried……………………………………...…….Liberal Arts and Education Department

Nancy Shay…………………………….……..…….. Math, Science and Technology Department

 

25 Years

Jason Brantner………………………………….………Northwest Research and Outreach Center

Rae French…………………………………………………………..……..International Programs

Stephanie Helgeson…………………………………………………………………….…Athletics

Dale ‘Doc’ Kemble.……………………………………………………..……Computing Services

Joseph Kresl……………………………………………………….……….Facilities Management

Albert Sims…………………………………..…………Northwest Research and Outreach Center

Pamela Sullivan……………………………………………………………...…….Residential Life

Neal Vraa………………………………………………………….………..Facilities Management

Jochum Wiersma…………………………………….…Northwest Research and Outreach Center

 

30 Years

Robert Bouvette……………………………………...…Northwest Research and Outreach Center

Sharon Neet………………………………………..……. Liberal Arts and Education Department

Jeff Nielsen………………………………………..……Northwest Research and Outreach Center

 

35 Years

Connie Camrud…………………………………….……. Liberal Arts and Education Department

 

40 Years 

George French…………………………………..………. Liberal Arts and Education Department

Linda Olson……………………………………………………………...………Registrar’s Office

Twyla Treanor………………………………………..Math, Science and Technology Department

45 Years 

Mark Hanson……………………………………...……Northwest Research and Outreach Center

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses in the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston cultivates curiosity by engaging students in hands-on learning connecting theory to practice. As the experienced leader in delivering education online, the Crookston campus offers a distinctive learning environment providing personal attention and mentorship to develop leaders, lifelong learners, and engaged citizens. Visit Crookston at umcrookston.edu 

 

About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota. Learn more at system.umn.edu

 

 

Contact

Cassandra Morthera

University Relations

218-281-8432

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