Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

peer awards

April 2014  
Peer Award recipients, Huntington University, a Christian college Peer Award recipients, Huntington University, a Christian college
Cindy Geders
(with Barb Baker)
Danielle Shafer
(with Melissa Laraway)

Recipients of the Huntington University PEER AWARD for the month of April are Cindy Geders and Danielle Shafer.

Barb Baker passed the PEER AWARD to Cindy Geders. Cindy is the administrative secretary to the president’s office. In recognizing Cindy, Barb writes “I am honored to pass the Peer Award to Cindy Geders. Cindy has taken on the work load of two people and yet remains calm and patient. While she deals with constant interruptions in her day, she handles everyone and every situation with grace and kindness. Cindy is a great encourager to all those around her. Even with all she has to do, she always takes the time to express appreciation for the work that everyone else is doing!”

Melissa Laraway passed the PEER AWARD to Danielle Shafer. Danielle serves as the residence director for Hardy Hall. In recognizing Danielle, Melissa writes, “Danielle has a genuine spirit of joy and service. She is passionate about investing in the lives of her residents as well as our campus community. Residence Life requires long and unpredictable hours and working with students in trying circumstances. She shows wisdom, grace, and care in her interactions, and I know that our students have a better experience here at HU because of her presence.”

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About our Peer Award Program

Focus

The focus of the PEER AWARD is to promote acknowledgement and recognition of the outstanding efforts of faculty and staff members. Award winners will be chosen and recognized each month by fellow peers. A traveling award will be presented each month. Each recipient will also receive a special, personalized award to keep. Two awards will be presented each month. The award winners from the previous month will choose a winner to recognize at the beginning of the next month.

Criteria

The award winner should be a faculty or staff member who has had an impact on you personally or professionally during the month. Items to consider include; motivation, inspiration, spiritual leadership, extraordinary effort in helping with job duties, etc. The award began in December of 2003 with the previous academic year's Professor of the Year and Staff Member of the Year. However, the awards should not necessarily stay divided between faculty and staff. The PEER AWARD is intended to mingle between the lines and cross all departments.

Eligibility

Full-time and part-time employees are eligible for PEER AWARD consideration. The senior leadership team is not eligible for the award.

Limits

The award may not be passed to a member within the same department as the current winner (ex. Polly Tribolet cannot pass the award to Becky Lyons). The award may not be passed to a member of the same family.

Recognition Avenues

A variety of avenues may be used to promote and notify the campus of the award winners, including: campus email, Campus Bulletin, Coffey Break, FUSE plug, Huntingtonian, Celebration of Service appreciation dinner, and/or recognition on this website. Keep a look out at the beginning of each month for the PEER AWARD winners.