Meg-Cullen Brown Magis Award

The University Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee has picked the winner of the MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD for APRIL.
Meg-Cullen Brown Magis Award

The Staff Senate would like to say, “Kudos” to all staff members who took the time to recognize and share their colleague’s accomplishments, sense of community, and dedication to excellence! This month’s Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award nominations were overflowing, with a record number of 37* nominations!

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


Janice Mecadon      

Economics/Finance Department                                                                                                         

How long have you worked at the University?

I am celebrating my 10th year! WooHoo!!

What is your title?

Faculty Secretary, Department of Economics and Finance             

What do you like best about your job?

Too many reasons to list but most of all I truly love working at The University of Scranton.                                                                                                         

Other “Magis” nominees and comments this month were:         




Kathy Mehall


Janice Mecadon*

Economic/Finance Department

Sharon Finnerty


Adam Szdylowski

KSOM Advising

Cathy Staples

University Ministries

Tracy McFadden*

Operations & Information Management

Thomas Miller

Printing and Mailing Services

Valarie Clark

Printing and Mailing Services

Cheryl A. Evans

Financial Aid

Courtney Burke*

Financial Aid

Jill Lear


Janet Bernich


John Williams

Grounds Crew

Lisa Cornell

Registrar & Academic Services

Dina Angeloni


Michele Posocco

Mail Services

Ann Keeler

Counseling and Human Services

Daniella Teneva


Colleen Heckman


Eileen Notarianni

Human Resources

Laura Richards

External Relations

Laura Talerico


Diane Lang

Management/Marketing KSOM

Kevin Stanford

KSOM Advising

Robert Siock*


Jim Gaffney

Director, Facilities/Operations

Paul Snopek


Shawn Bestline


Rose Striefsky

University Advancement

Jason Oakey

Academic and Media Services

Donna Cochrane-Kalinoski


Elizabeth Chalk

Office of Educational Assessment

Rose Ferrise

Financial Aid

       *multiple nominations



Janice 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 this link to obtain a nomination card. 

Click here to view 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. 


Gina Butler and Peggy Doolittle, Co-Chairs

Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee

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