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Office of Student Life

Applauding Excellence

Applauding ExcellenceApplauding Excellence is a signature program, facilitated by the Office of Student Life and the Division of Student Affairs, which recognizes the exemplary work of successful student organizations, student leaders, programs, and advisors. The event also honors student employees who have been strong contributors to the University of Nebraska – Kearney.

Each spring, the Applauding Excellence Selection Committee receives and reviews nominations for the ten different awards presented at the Applauding Excellence ceremony. Nomination forms and descriptions for the 14 award categories can be viewed and submitted via OrgSync.

The Applauding Excellence ceremony recognizes the meritorious efforts of the University’s talented student leaders and student organizations. Award recipients received a trophy and plaque. Click the tabs below to view this year’s winning recipients!

Members of the 2015 Applauding Excellence selection committee are

  • Dr. Douglas Biggs, Associate Dean, College of Natural & Social Sciences and Professor, Department of History
  • Tom Knott, Academic Advisor, Academic and Career Services
  • Dr. Matthew Mims, Associate Professor, Counseling and School Psychology Department
  • Brad Green, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Office of Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions
  • Rebecca Ondrovic, Business Manager, Office of Residence Life
  • Josh Pierce, Kearney Bound Coordinator, Academic Success Office
  • Sarah Matchett, Graduate Hall Director, Office of Residence Life
  • Jael Roschewski, Assistant Director, Campus Visit Programs, Office of Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions
  • Janel Walton, Senior Advisor, Mentor Program Coordinator, Academic Success Office