February Magis Award Winner

    February 13, 2019

    The University Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee has picked the winner of the


    Tara Blaine

    Graduate Admissions

    How long have you worked at the University?  I have been with The University of Scranton since 2011.  8 years

    What is your title?  Sr. Admissions Information Tech for Graduate and International Admissions

    What do you like best about your job? I enjoy seeing the progression in the students  from when they start the admission process to when they finish at graduation.

    What do you like to do for fun?  I love spending time with my family and friends.

    Other “Magis” nominees this month were:



    Tara Blaine

    Graduate Admissions

    Courtney Burke

    Financial Aid

    Daniela Teneva


    Janet Schieber

    Student Conduct

    Lisa Cornell

    Registrar/Academic Services

    Maria Vital

    Leahy Community Health & Family Center

    Laura Richards

    External Affairs

    Gerianne Barber

    Counseling & Human Services

    Bill Fiorini


    Cheryil Demkosky

    Lab Director, ELH and McGurrin

    Robert Siock


    John Williams

    Grounds Crew

    Frani Mancuso

    Conference & Events Services

    Elizabeth Geeza

    Conference & Events Services

    Michele Langan


    Elizabeth Chalk


    Laurie McCoy

    Physics/Electrical Engineering/Chemistry


    Tara will receive a certificate for $50 worth of complimentary food at our fabulous University food service outlets, as well as, a reserved parking space for the month of their selection!  Each monthly winner is also invited to the Senate Recognition luncheon in May to receive a certificate of appreciation.  We congratulate our “winner” and all the other nominees for being recognized as “Magis” employees.

    We hope you will join the Staff Senate in recognizing and nominating employees in the future and share our excitement for giving individuals the opportunity to be acknowledged for their outstanding efforts on behalf of our campus community.

    The nominations must be submitted by mid-week on the last week of the month for the next drawing to pick a winner. 

    You can use this link to obtain a nomination card. 

    Click here to see past recipients. 

    The card may be completed online and forwarded to Peggy Doolittle at . You may also print it out and send it to Peggy’s office in 401 Louis Brown Hall.  In addition, Nomination Cards will be available to Facilities Operations and University Police personnel through their supervisory chains of command.  

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