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SWU applauds 2019 faculty and staff members of the year

    05.02.19 | Academics Employees Awards and recognitions

    Left: Dr. Steven Hayduk, chair of the Division of Social Sciences and professor of Psychology, was named Faculty Member of the Year. Hayduk is pictured with SGA President Terry House, left, and SWU President Dr. Todd Voss, right. Right: Nikki Hanson, payroll and benefits manager, was named Staff Member of the Year. She is pictured with Staff Council President Amy Reese and Dr. Voss.

    Hayduk and Hanson were recognized during the Honors Convocation April 24 at Newton Hobson Auditorium. The Faculty Member of the Year also receives the Ken Dickens Award for Excellence in Teaching and is nominated by students, faculty and staff, then selected by the Faculty Member of the Year Committee. The Staff Member of the Year is nominated and selected by students, faculty and staff. 

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