Magis Award Winner - Karen Marx

    March 6, 2019

    Dear Members of the University Staff:

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





    How long have you worked at the University?

    I have worked at the University since August 2015

    What is your title?

    Administrative Assistant for the KSOM Academic Advising Center

    What do you like best about your job?

    Our wonderful students, I really enjoy being able to see every KSOM student every semester for their advising appointment,  if they have a question, just to stop in for candy/pencils (etc.) or just to say hello.  

    What do you like to do for fun?

    Being outside! Fishing, Quading, Lake Swimming, Boating, playing Roblox with my twins, board/card games


    Other “Magis” nominees this month were:

    March 2019 

    Lisa Cornell

    Registrar/Academic Services

    Daniele Teneva


    Valarie Clark

    Printing and Mailing Services

    Colleen Heckman


    Ann Keeler

    Counseling and Human Services

    Maria Vital

    Leahy Community Health & Family Cntr

    Melissa Afshari

    Graduate & International Admissions

    Mark Fischetti

    Information Technology

    Michele Posocco

    Mail Services

    Mary Beth Watson

    PCPS Advising

    Mevlida Kasumovic


    John Williams

    Grounds Crew

    Adam Szydlowski

    KSOM Advising

    Kevin Stanford

    KSOM Advising

    Rose Ferrise

    Financial Aid

    Bernie Kratz

    CPS Advising

    Laura Richards

    External Affairs

    Alicen Morrison

    Library/Schemel Forum


    Karen 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 the 29th of the month for the next drawing to pick a winner. 


    You can use the link below to obtain a nomination card. 

    Click here for the nomination form.

    Click here to view past award 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. 



    Gina Butler and Peggy Doolittle, Co-Chairs

    Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee


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