Adrienne Wilson & Jiaqui Yu – Academic Innovation

Nominated by Dr. Emily Mire for Be Visionary I have had the privilege of having several of my recent projects assigned to Jiaqi and Adrienne for instructional design assistance. I absolutely love how they are able to hear your idea and not only help make it a reality (and likely make it even better) but…
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Pam Pleasant – Enrollment Management

Nominated by Felicity White for Be Visionary Through her role in admissions, Pam is always looking for innovative ways to improve the experience of our applicants. During the 2020-21 application cycle, all interviews had been pivoted to virtual in response to pandemic concerns. Incoming students were being offered seats in our programs without ever having…
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Russell Coyle – Student Experience & Academic Services

Nominated by Dr. Suresh Madhavan for Serve Others First Mr. Coyle epitomizes service in every possible way. He works quietly and unassumingly to help students, faculty, and staff and is admired by everyone. He is just a text message away for a question about student services, classroom or lab needs, or IT. Looking back since…
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Yonina Robinson – Research Administration

Nominated by Kristi Ingram for Serve Others First Yonina Robinson, a Pre-award Analyst for the Division of Research, is now the only pre-award processing individual at UNTHSC. However, you would not know this due to her efficiency and spectacular work ethic. For most in her situation with a lack of staff, they would burn out,…
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Colby Gillette – Human Resources

Nominated by Elizabeth Heyerdahl for Collaboration Colby is a pleasure to work with. He never hesitates to jump right in and collaborate with others in HR and around the university to get the job done. For example, we are currently in the process of onboarding an international guest scholar. Colby has patiently guided me through…
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Kristine Alcon – Academic Affairs, TCOM

Nominated by Yein Lee for Serve Others First  Kristine Alcon has joined our department recently, but I already cannot imagine our department without her. She is incredibly organized, always seems to think of everything. She makes all our teaching and evaluation sessions seamless. She is kind and always thinks of a way to help others.…
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Lee Ann Cunningham – Institute for Patient Safety

Nominated by John Sims for Be Visionary LeeAnn truly exemplifies all HSC values; I selected "Be Visionary" as per this example. The HSC campus has remained open during the recent surge in Covid-19 cases. SaferCare Texas began facilitating self-tests in Sept. for all HSC students, faculty, and staff to provide peace of mind on safely…