The following faculty and staff received awards at the annual Student Awards Banquet:
Matt O’Mansky, associate professor, Sociology/Anthropology/Gerontology, Libra Award, Outstanding Advisor Award.
Tom Wakefield, associate professor, Mathematics and Statistics, Mentor Award, for the faculty/staff member who has contributed the most to the development of a YSU student.
Angela Messenger, coordinator, Writing Center, Student Service Award, in recognition of exceptional service to students.
Mollie Hartup, assistant director, Office of University Events, Student Service Award, in recognition of exceptional service to students.
Joseph Mosca, dean, Bitonte College of Health & Human Services, the Edna K. McDonald Cultural Awareness Award, in recognition of contributions made to cultural diversity.
Matthew Novotny, executive director of Student Services, Gillespie-Painter Award, for outstanding achievement in support of Student Affairs.
Jack Fahey, vice president for Student Affairs, Dr. Charles McBriarty Award, to an exceptional student-oriented staff member.
Karen Becker, coordinator, Reading & Study Skills, Smith-Murphy Award, to a faculty member going above and beyond the call of duty.
Chet Cooper, professor, Biological Sciences, John J. Gocala Sr. Service Award, for going above and beyond to serve the traditions of YSU.
Amy Cossentino, assistant director, University Scholars Program, Dr. Martin T. “Marty” Manning Award, to an exceptional student mentor.