Katie Deedrick Above & Beyond Award
The Division of Student Affairs' successes are made possible because of its hardworking and caring staff. Help us to recognize these dedicated staff members that exemplify going above and beyond for the division by nominating them for the Katie Deedrick Above & Beyond Award.
The Katie Deedrick Above & Beyond Award celebrates a staff member that always goes the extra mile by giving their time, support, or excellent service to our students, colleagues, and/or WSU community. Staff is invited to nominate someone by writing a paragraph about why a particular staff member is deserving of this award and email it to email@example.com.
June 2019: Jill Rarick, Administrative Support Coordinator, Residence Life and Housing
May 2019: Allison Newlin, Staff Therapist, Counseling and Wellness Services
April 2019: Stephanie Allen, Managing Attorney, Student Legal Services
March 2019: Julie Bertsos, Special Event Support Coordinator, Student Union Administrative Office
February 2019: Billy Willis, Assistant Director, Competitive Sports
January 2019: Eric Corbitt, Director, Student Union, Campus Recreation and Student Activities
December 2018: Gina Keucher, Program Director, Student Activities
November 2018: Mark Queen and Lisa Eizenga (Not Pictured), Community Director, Residence Life & Housing
September 2018: Gary Dickstein, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
May 2018: Mia Honaker, Administrative Support Coordinator, LANA
March 2018: Amanda Watkins, Associate Director, Veteran and Military Center
January 2018: Julia Acosta, Director, Latino, Asian, and Native American Center
December 2017: Destinee Biesemeyer, Coordinator for Health Promotion, Counseling and Wellness Services
November 2017: Petey Peterson, Director, LGBTQA Affairs
October 2017: Lisa Burke, Accounting Clerk, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
September 2017: Jennifer Turpin, Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness, Campus Recreation
June 2017: Katie Deedrick, Director, Student Support Services
The Wright Stuff Award
The Wright Stuff Award is designed to acknowledge a department within or external to the Division of Student Affairs that has:
- Gone out of their way to help another department
- Gone above and beyond the call of duty to assist students
- Consistently done more with less
- Been innovative with programming and collaboration
- Done an amazing job with a specific program or initiative
Staff is invited to give a department a pat on the back by writing a paragraph about why that unit is deserving of this award and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*In the spirit of the award, please nominate a department other than your own*
The Staff Development Committee will review nominations and will recognize a department each semester at a division-wide activity.
We look forward to reviewing your submissions!
Spring 2019: Counseling and Wellness Services
Fall 2018: Residence Life and Housing
Spring 2018: Women's Center
Summer 2017: Office of LGBTQA Affairs