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Service Award

The division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs Service Award is intended to recognize staff members who have made exceptional contributions of service to the PSU campus community.  Any member of the PSU community may nominate a staff member who they feel fits the criteria below:

  • the employee goes above and beyond to serve students;
  • the employee places the success of others as the highest priority;
  • the employee finds ways to preserve, recognize, and advance our University priority of student success;
  • the employee has made significant contributions to our campus community

Service Awards are given annually to between 5 and 10 staff members who work in the division.  Past award winners are listed below:

Name Name of Award
Dr. Sherril Gelmon 2015 Faculty Partner Award
Theres Graner 2015 Campus Partner Award 
O'Brien Dental Lab, Inc. 2015 Community Partner Award 
The Mind Spa 2015 Innovative Program Award 
Marcella Flores 2015 Assessment Award for Emerging Best Practice 
Kanani Porotesano 2015 Assessment Award for Excellence and Innovation 
Angela Abel 2015 Creative Excellence Award 
Melissa Bennett 2015 Contribution to Knowledge Award 
Jessica Cole 2015 Voice of Inclusion Award 
Adrienne Graf  2015 Unsung Hero Award
Virginia Luka 2015 New Progressional Award 
Kris Fedor 2015 Mid-Level Professional Award 
Courtney Sandler 2015 Pillar of EMSA Award 
Heather Spalding 2014 Excellence and Innovation in Assessment Award 
Greg King 2014 Emerging Best Practice in Assessment Award 
Joe's Burgers 2014 EMSA Community Partner Award 
Julie Smith 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Chas Lopez 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Amanda Nguyen 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
CPSO 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Karen Kennedy 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Kristen Keith 2014 EMSA Partner Award
Michael Sweney 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Christina Jinghui Li 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Chris Hanel 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Linda Liu 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Erin Bransford 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Mike Walsh 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Jackie Balzer 2014 EMSA Partner Award 
Nicolle Nixon DuPont 2013 Assessment Award 
Johnathan Luster 2013 Assessment Award 
Courtner Sandler  2013 Service Award
Nick Waldon  2013 Service Award
Christi Ziegler 2013 Service Award
Chris Hart 2013 Service Award
Melanie Dixon 2013 Service Award
Rachel Samuelson 2013 Service Award
Becki Ingersoll 2013 Service Award
Jess Goodwin 2013 Service Award
Clara Fisher Johnson 2013 Service Award
Allen Roberts  2012 Diversity Award
Cat McGraw 2012 Diversity Award
Shannon Sprague 2012 Assessment Award
Lisa Hatfield 2012 Service Award
Dan Valles 2012 Service Award
Paulette Watanbe 2012 Service Award
Carla Riedlinger 2012 Service Award
Linda Etter 2012 Service Award
Lissa Kaufman 2012 Service Award
Mary Vance 2012 Service Award
Jessica Amo 2011 Service Award
Heather Goah 2011 Service Award
Jeff Pinkerton 2011 Service Award
Mary Ann Barham 2011 Service Award
Melanie Dixon 2011 Service Award
Jeff Stein 2011 Service Award
Onnie Granados 2011 Service Award
Gabrielle Sysyn 2010 Service Award
Jeffrey Smith 2010 Service Award
Cindy Baccar 2010 Service Award
Alicia Printemps-Herget 2010 Service Award
Joelle Kenney 2010 Service Award