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OSU Libraries and Press Employee Award Ceremony

OSU Libraries and Press celebrated outstanding work during the last year in an award ceremony attended by enthusiastic staff and proud family members on May 9. The Totten Scholarship recognizes students who have been employed at OSU Libraries for at least three consecutive terms and who exhibit excellent qualities at work such as leadership, initiative, ambition, strong customer service ethic, and reliability. Congratulations to Rachel Campbell, Meyee Cha, Kallie MacKay, and Lauren Mayer, our Totten scholarship winners for this year, who received a certificate and $250. The $750 Totten Graduating Student award goes to a deserving, graduating student who has been employed at OSU Libraries for at least two academic years, has demonstrated outstanding work performance, and has exhibited excellent qualities at work such as leadership, initiative, ambition, strong customer service ethic, and reliability. This year the award went to Regina Pimentel who works in Special Collections & Archives Research Center. The award ceremony also paid tribute to employees for their years of service. Michael Boock, Margaret Mellinger, and Valerie Sterling received a certificate and an OSU bookstore gift certificate for 10 years of service. Bryan Feyerherm and Valery King received certificates and gift certificates for 25 years of service. Deborah Campbell received a certificate and a bookstore gift certificate as well as a big round of applause for her 35 years of service. Diane Siple was recognized for her 30 years’ service to the University. The Excellence Awards went to Rima Reves and Trevor Sandgathe. These awards recognize contributions to advancing the four goals of the library; developing a project or program, or simplifying a process; or fostering and promoting a collaborative work environment. Stefanie Buck received the Outstanding Faculty Award and the ScholarsArchive@OSU project received the Group Project Award recognizing the work of Bonnie Avery, Deanne Bruner, Debbie Campbell, and Sue Kunda. The Committee Choice Award was given to the people who created the very popular Room Reservation System: Victoria Heiduschke, Kelly Holcomb, Steve Hill, Susan McEvoy, Margaret Mellinger, Ryan Ordway, and Kristin Swetland. Pictures
Posted - May 24, 2013