Vice President for Student Affairs

Staff Achievements


Vince Bowhay
Assistant Director, Memorial Union

National Association for Campus Activities

   2015 Patsy Morley Outstanding programmer Award
   2014 Outstanding Diversity Programming Award - World Ready Curriculum Program
  


Rachel Brinley
Administrative Associate
Student Affairs Office

   2011 FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award

   

Brett Bruner
Director of Persistence & Retention

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education
  
   2014 Finalist - Outstanding Mentor to Graduate Students
   2012 Finalist - Outstanding Mentor to Graduate Students

    
NASPA: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

   2014 NASPA Agives Grant (Assessment Colleague Team Project)

 

Center for Student Involvement
Adam Wilbur & Mary McDermott, Student Graphic Designers

Association of College Unions International Regional Conference
   1st Place Brochure/Student
   1st Place Promotional Campaign/Student
   1st Place Large Media/Student
   1st Place 3 or More Color Poster/Student
   1st Place 1 or 2 Color Poster/Student
   1st Place Logos/Student
   2nd Place Large Media/Student
   3rd Place Booklet/Student

Santina Dechant
Prometric Testing Center Coordinator  

   Completed certification as Testing Center Administrator, 2014

 

First Year Experience

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention In Higher Education

   2015 Region IV Innovative Program of the Year (First 40 Days at Fort Hays)
   2015 Graduate Student of the Year - Alyssa Mustard    
   2014 National Innovative Program of the Year (ACCESS to Success - Student Success Plan)
   2014 National Publications & Media Showcase Award for Outstanding Brochure or Booklet for
   Special Populations (mid-side institution) - 2014 Learning Community Booklet
   2014 Region IV Innovative Program of the Year (ACCESS to Success - Student Success Plan)      
   2014 Region IV Graduate Student of Year - Eric Wilson   
   2013 Region IV Publications & Media Award - FHSU Student Academic Planner

 

Gist, Chirs

Chris Gist
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affair

   2013 NASPA Region IV-West Support Staff Recognition Award
   2013 FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award
   2013 NASPA Region IV-West Support Staff Recognition Award 

 

Nicholas Goodman
Residential Life GA

   UMR-ACUHO Honorable Mention Case Study Competition, 2013

 

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Patricia Griffin
Director, Academic & Career Exploration Center

    2013-2015 NACADA Emerging leader Mentor
    2013 NACADA Outstanding Advising Technology Innovation Award (Enterprise Leadership
        Team)
    2012 NASPA IV-West Mid-Level Institute   

 

Paulette Harp
Administrative Assistant
Residential Life

     Residential Life Commitment to Service Award

 

Alma Hidalgo
Graduate Assistant for Student Programs

     NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, December 2013

  

   

Craig Karlin
Director of Financial Assistance

Outstanding Service Award

     Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

 
 
Rebecca Lee Peterson
Director, Residential Life

    UMR-ACUHO Drake Martin-Commitment to Social Justice Award, 2013
    MACURH Advisor of the Month Honorable Mention, August 2012
    FHSU Advisor of the Year, 2012-13  
 
 

 

 Joey Linn
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs/Registrar

     2014 KACRAO Diane Barnes Mentoring Award
 
    To honor and encourage the efforts and accomplishments of KACRAO members who have served
     as dedicated and inspiring mentors to new Admissions and Registration professionals.

 


Edie McCracken
Director, Memorial Union

     Certified Auxiliary Services Professional


 
Emily Meyer
Residential Life Hall Director

     1st Place - ACPA's New Professional Study, 2014

  

Alyssa Mustard
Graduate Assistant for Family Engagement & Learning Communities

     2015 NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education - Region IV
         Graduate Student of the Year
     NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, April 2014

 

Keegan Nichols
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

NASPA: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
 
     2014 NASPA Agives Grant (Assessment Colleague Team Project)

 


     

Kenton Olliff
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Support Services

    2008 FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award

 

Sara Ouimet
Residential Life Hall Director

     NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, May 2014

 

Isaac Ortega
International Student Services Graduate Assistant

     SOAR Outstanding Diversity Ally, 2014
     NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, September 2014

 

Jacob Patrick
Graduate Student for Persistence & Retention

       2014 Best Overall National Graduate Student Case Study Competition - NODA
      NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, August 2014
    

  

 Alex Shaw

Alex Shaw
Residential Life Hall Director
 
Upper Midwest Region - Association of College & University Housing Officers

      2014 Best of the Business Side Article
      2013 Annual Conference Fee Waiver Scholarship


Carol Solko-Olliff
Director, International Student Services

    2012  FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award

 

Simone Werth
Student Employment Coordinator

    2009 FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award

 

Amber White
Coordinator of Diversity Affairs

     2014 NASPA Region IV-West New Professional Rising Star Award

 

Luci Williams
Degree Analyst

    2010 FHSU President's Distinguished Service Award

 

Eric Wilson
Graduate Assistant for Persistence & Retention

      NODA, Region 4, Outstanding Graduate Assistant, 2014
      NASPA Region IV-West Graduate Student Spotlight, December 2013

 

 

 

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