More than 300 Michigan Tech students gathered for the 12th Annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards Ceremony Sunday in the Memorial Union Ballroom.
In addition to the many student awards presented, Order of Omega, the Greek Life Honor Society that coordinates the awards, took the time to recognize some exceptional faculty and staff members. There are more than 560 students in fraternities and sororities at Michigan Tech, and Order of Omega wanted to emphasize that these awards were coming directly from the students.
When writing a nomination for the Outstanding Faculty Award, students were asked to consider faculty who:
- Are dedicated to supporting students and helping them succeed academically
- Demonstrate a passion for teaching and/or research
- Utilize innovative teaching methods and promote academic integrity among students
When writing a nomination for the Outstanding Staff Award, students were asked to consider staff who:
- Are dedicated to supporting students and helping them succeed both inside and outside the classroom
- Demonstrate a passion for working with students
- Promote and inspire the Michigan Tech values of Community, Scholarship, Possibilities, Accountability and Tenacity.
When writing a nomination for the Outstanding Advisor Award, students were asked to consider staff/faculty who:
- Are dedicated to promoting the Michigan Tech Greek community values and chapter values
- Are dedicated to developing leaders within the chapter; are dedicated to promoting a values-based organization
- Promotes and role models ethical leadership and promotes academic success among members and the chapter as a whole.
The following faculty and staff members were nominated by members of the Greek community and were recognized at the 2018 Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards Ceremony
Faculty—Sean Clancey (ChE), Cameron Hadden (MEEM). Staff—Joseph Cooper (Student Financial Services), Scott Wendt (ChE). Advisors—Laura Bunzendahl-Bulleit (Dean of Students Office), Bobbie Dalquist (Financial Information Systems), James DeClerck (MEEM), Alyssa Fredin (Financial Aid).
These nominations were written by individual students and were supported by an entire fraternity or sorority. In the end, the Outstanding Faculty Award was presented to Cameron Hadden and the Outstanding Staff Award went to Scott Wendt. Advisor of the Year was awarded to Bobbie Dalquist.
Congratulations to all of these faculty and staff members who were nominated and thank you for inspiring and motivating students.
The full list of award winners and nominees can be found on the student activities website.
By Student Activities.