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OSU Students Honored for Work Ethic

Wise Award recognizes dedication & commitment

April 26, 2010
Story by Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -Congratulations are in order for several OSU Library student assistants, who were selected for the Dr. James B. and Verena J. Wise Outstanding Student Assistant Award and the Dean’s Excellence Award for Student Assistants.

Wise Award winners include Sarah Cain, a geography senior, who has worked in the bindery for four years; Tiffany Farney, an advertising senior, who has worked in interlibrary services for almost three years; Samantha Fugate, an entrepreneurial senior, who has worked in circulation four years; and Jamie Lassiter a nutritional science, who has worked in the catalog department for almost four years. 

The Wise Award was established in 1990 to encourage outstanding performance by student workers in the OSU Library and to provide some assistance to students supporting themselves through school. Winners receive a monetary award of $500.

Recipients are selected from the pool of students presented with that year's Dean’s Excellence Award for Student Assistants by a committee appointed by the Dean of Libraries.

The winners of the Dean’s Excellence Award for Student Assistants include Allyson Caldwell, Brittnee Cooks, Anna Davis, Sean Hails, Courtney Kroutter, Tyler Merriman, Javed Nayjar Patel, Nathan Rickner, Amy Storts and Paige Veazey.

Award winners posses several valuable traits such as showing initiative, providing leadership, going beyond basic job requirements and producing a high quality and quantity of work. Dean’s Excellence award winners receive a monetary award of $125.

For more information on this or other awards available to Library employees, visit www.library.okstate.edu/about/awards/scho-awd.htm.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/spring10/wise.htm
Last Updated: 26 April 2010

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