UW-Green Bay’s Office of Student Life has announced the winners of the 2009 Leadership Awards. In addition to the Chancellor’s Medallion and University Leadership Awards presented for academic and leadership achievement, Student Life also recognizes student organizations and individuals for jobs well done.
Outstanding Student Organization award went to Phlash TV — Channel 20. Phlash TV is the on-campus cable channel for resident students. It aims to provide a sense of campus community through promotion, out-of-classroom experiences and and entertainment programming.
The Most Improved Student Organization award went to the Residence Hall and Apartment Association. RHAA serves the residents of UW-Green Bay with learning, service, leadership and programming. It serves as a liaison between administration and residents.
The Vets 4 Vets organization was recognized for the Outstanding Service Project. The Vets 4 Vets group made care packages to send to deployed UW-Green Bay soldiers and deployed family members of UW-Green Bay students at Christmas. The purpose of the project was to build morale and show support .
Erek Steliga, adviser of Phlash TV, was named the Outstanding Adviser. Members of Phlash TV said Steliga sets an example for the organization in terms of maintaining professionalism, and played a leading role in the transition to a student-run organization. Steliga was also key in providing internship opportunities through Phlash TV, from training to production.
Twila Marquardt, Academic Department Associate, was named the Outstanding Support Staff. In January, Marquardt was recognized for her 35 years of service. She provides day-to-day assistance to the academic departments as well as providing support for the Psi Chi and the Psychology and Human Development clubs.