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OUR AMAZING STAFF

The leadership shown by RAs, FYRAs and RCAs is exceptional.  Each day, staff members provide support and encouragement, and opportunities for personal growth and development to residents in ways that create indispensible communities and unmatched educational value for our residents.  It is our pleasure to highlight below the amazing staff members who do this important work each day without question and without fail!

  

Tommy Dinges

TOMMY DINGES

DOLAN RA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

April 14, 2014

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Tommy's supervisor, Kaitlin Ballard, shared the following: "Tommy is such a genuine and charismatic person and this shines through in his role as a leader and community builder in Dolan. He dedicates so much of his time to having sincere and open conversations with his residents and our staff, and he has built and facilitated so many positive relationships because of this. "

 

 Kendall Kritikos

KENDALL KRITIKOS

MARTIN RA 2013-2014
MARTIN RA 2012- 2013

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Staff Member of the Week

April 7, 2014

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Kendall's supervisor, Doug Meyer, shared the following: "Kendall is very dedicated to his job, and does very well at it! He is a great staff member and been such a great presence to have in Martin. He connects well with residents especially in a building like Martin, where it can be difficult at times.  I am so lucky to have Kendall on my staff, and am very happy to have Kendall be the RA of the Week - He deserves it!"

 Lauren Nielsen

LAUREN NIELSEN

PFEIFFER RCA 2013-2014
DODDS RA SUMMER 2013
MARTIN RA 2012-2013

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Staff Member of the Week

March 31, 2014

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Lauren's RD, Ann Romei, shared the following “Lauren is an outstanding team and community builder.  I have seen that on the staff level, desk level, and know that was a part of her time in Martin as well.  Lauren has done this by developing personal relationships and finding connections with every person she comes in contact with.  She is a rockstar in her programming, support, and motivation!  I have loved working with Lauren. She has been an incredibly important part of our staff!"

 Kimberly Mensah

KIMBERLY MENSAH

MUNSELL FYRA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

March 24, 2014

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Kimberly's RD, Amber Carter, shared the following“Kim is very intentional in building relationships with residents and will always lend a listening ear or helping hand to those in need. She is not only an approachable FYRA but she is also a huge asset to Munsell staff team providing us with positive energy and humor when needed."

 JJ Novak

JJ NOVAK

GULICK FYRA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

March 17, 2014

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JJ's RD, Larry Perse, shared the following: JJ is a very motivated and and passionate individual. He is always willing to give a helping hand, regardless of the circumstances. JJ is a hard worker that goes above and beyond what is expected of him not only as a staff member, but as a person. He is genuinely a nice person and wants the best for everyone around him.

Hannah June

HANNAH JUNE

HARRIETT RA 2013-2014
HARRIETT RA 2012-2013

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Staff Member of the Week

March 3, 2014

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Hannah's supervisor Aaron White says: The dedication and effort that Hannah puts into building a strong community on her floor reflects in the relationships amongst her residents. Hannah‘s natural ability to connect with people and genuine concern for her residents allows her to make positive, impactful interactions in her community.

Liz Kaeb

LIZ KAEB

MAGILL RA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

February 24, 2014

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Liz's supervisor Aaron White says : The care that Liz displays for residents has greatly contributed to the strong community she has formed on her floor.  Liz realizes and values the importance of a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, the smallest act of caring, all which have the potential to turn a life around.

 A'Kya Adams

A'KYA ADAMS

DOLAN RA 2011-2012
DOLAN RA 2012-2013
DOLAN RA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

February 17, 2014

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A'Kya's supervisor Kaitlin Ballard says : A'Kya has been instrumental in building community on both her floor and in the building as a whole. She is able to accomplish this through developing one-on-one relationships with residents founded on mutual respect, always wearing a contagious smile and positive attitude, as well as encouraging and supporting building wide programming.

Adam Wallaser


ADAM WALLASER

PFEIFFER RA 2011-2012
MAGILL RA Fall 2012
MARTIN RCA Spring 2013
MARTIN RCA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

February 10, 2014

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Adam's former RD Christie Khalid says Adam is an amazing leader not only within Residence Life but throughout campus. He is dedicated to his position and makes positive impacts on those around him. Adam has done an amazing job creating community throughout Martin Hall, while running an efficient desk staff.    Adam is ambitious, upbeat and confident. I was lucky to be a part of his growth and the IWU community is lucky to have him as a staff member.

Nitesh Kumar

 

 

NITESH KUMAR

FERGUSON FYRA 2013-2014

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Staff Member of the Week

February 3, 2014

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Nitesh's RD Liz Vales says: Nitesh goes out of his way to build his community by spending quality time outside of programming with his residents.  You can find Nitesh playing video games, watching movies, eating lunch or dinner, at a basketball game, or attending a campus seminar with residents.  This community Nitesh has helped create has been so successful because of the genuine friendships he has built with and among the residents on his floor and throughout the hall.

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