FORT WAYNE, Ind.—National Student Employment Week culminated at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) last week with the announcement of three awards. Two students, one an undergraduate, the other a graduate student, were named Student Employees of the Year and a staff member was named Outstanding Student Supervisor of the Year.
Carly Thompson, a senior who will graduate next month, is the recipient of the Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year Award. She works 15 to 20 hours a week as a lead peer educator in the IPFW Center for Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Program.
Rachel Landis, who will receive a master's degree this June, is the recipient of the Graduate Student Employee of the Year Award. She works 20 hours a week in the Career Services offices.
Thompson and Landis each received a plaque and a cash award to be used for their education. There were 21 student nominees this year. A committee of six IPFW staff members selected the winners.
Marietta Frye, an academic advisor, ESL advisor, and NSE coordinator in the Mastodon Advising Center, is the Supervisor of the Year. She received a plaque and a 2014–15 faculty parking pass. A total of seven supervisors were nominated for this award by student workers. Representatives from Career Services and Human Resources selected the outstanding supervisor.
For more information, contact Karen M. Campbell, assistant director of career development, at 260-481-0689 or firstname.lastname@example.org.