2019 Employee Appreciation Week Award Recipients


Dear Campus Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce the 2019 Employee Appreciation Week Award Recipients. These individuals give so much to our campus, and I am immensely proud of them all.

Academic Administrator Award

Robert Squires, Director, UM Online, School of Extended and Lifelong Learning

Distinguished Service to International Education Award

Deena Mansour, Interim Executive Director, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center

Distinguished Scholar Award

Rebecca Bendick, Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences

Distinguished Teaching Award

Kate Brayko, Associate Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning

Graduate Assistant Teaching Award

Sabrina Singh, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication Studies

Montana Faculty Service Award

Anthony Johnstone, Professor, Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award

Len Broberg, Professor, Department of Environmental Studies

Nancy Borgmann Diversity Award

Laurie Walker, Associate Professor, School of Social Work

Outstanding Faculty Advising Award

Daisy Rooks, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, Sociology Department

Outstanding Service to the Campus Community Award

Bonnie Holzworth, Associate Registrar, Registrar’s Office

Outstanding Service to Students Award

Cathy Joy, Counselor, Assistant Director of Curry Health Center

Outstanding Staff Award for Campus Interaction and Meritorious Job Performance

Tony Layton, Recruitment Specialist, Human Resource Services

Outstanding Staff Award for Excellence in Job Performance

Adelle Graham, Administrative Associate, Department of Psychology

Outstanding Teamwork Award

Jake Hansen and Gretchen McCaffrey, Associate Directors, Writing and Public Speaking Center

Please join me on Tuesday, April 16 at the UM Employee Appreciation Breakfast to recognize these awardees, as well our retirees. The event will be held from 9:00-10:30 a.m. in the UC Ballroom. All employees are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Remember to send a message of gratitude to your friends and colleagues across campus! Go on-line here or type http://apps.umt.edu/recognition/ into your web browser. The employee appreciation messaging system will be open until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15th.  Your notes of appreciation will be delivered by email on Tuesday, April 16.

Thank you all for your hard work and dedication to UM!