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.
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.