Arts & Sciences presents staff awards

To recognize the creative contributions and exemplary performance of staff, Arts & Sciences presented 12 of its own with the Arts & Sciences 2003-04 Outstanding Staff Award during a ceremony and reception April 6 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.

Edward S. Macias, Ph.D., dean of Arts & Sciences, executive vice chancellor and the Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences, presents the awards annually to non-teaching personnel who have contributed significantly to the effectiveness of the teaching, advising, counseling and research efforts in Arts & Sciences.

In addition, Macias presents the Dean’s Award to a University staff member housed outside of Arts & Sciences who has made key contributions to the school. Sue Hosack, director of the Office of Student Records, received the Dean’s Award for her support, service and commitment to the academic enterprise.

All honorees received a framed award and a $250 gift certificate to the Saint Louis Galleria.

The following are recipients of the Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Award:

• Helene Abrams, administrative assistant in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures;

• Marilyn Broughton, administrative assistant in the Department of Education;

• Elizabeth Fyfe, administrative assistant in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures;

• Rich Heuermann, administrative officer of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences;

• Toni Loomis, administrative secretary in International and Area Studies;

• Phyllis Marlo, grants and accounts specialist in the Department of Chemistry;

• Dorothy Negri, administrative secretary in the Department of English;

• Raye Riggins, department secretary in African and Afro-American Studies;

• Hannelore Spence, administrative associate in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures;

• Frances Thuet, computer systems manager for the Department of Biology;

• Adele Tuchler, administrative assistant in African and Afro-American Studies; and

• Lori Turner, administrative aide in Film and Media Studies.

To read more about the award recipients, go online to and click on “Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Awards 2003-04.”

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