Staff Council is piloting a program to highlight staff accomplishments. If you wish
to share your achievements and milestones, please submit them using this form. Staff Council reserves the right to review and revise the information submitted
before publication. Submissions will be featured for several months before being
moved to an archive.
Gary Schwartz recently completed the design of the 100th issue of IWU Magazine. He has designed every
issue since the publication started in 1992. The magazine has won several awards including
a CASE V Gold Award for Best Alumni Magazine in 2006. The current issue is the third
redesign of the publication.
Anna Bromaghim received the Outstanding New Conference and Events Professional Award
from the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors - International
(ACCED-I). The award was presented at the association's Annual Conference in Minneapolis
on March 19, 2018 and is presented once a year to one professional who has been in
the industry less than 3 years.
Brandon Common, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs, provided the Keynote
at the Student Affairs 101 Conference at Illinois State University. The purpose of
this conference is to introduce aspiring student affairs professionals to the field
through workshops, panels, and other educational means.
Warren Kistner, Director of the Hart Career Center, was voted as the 2017 Staff Member
of the Year by the student body.
Dennis DeLong and Troy Steidinger from the IWU Heat Plant received the Certified Pool
Operator (CPO®) Certification as taught through the National Swimming Pool Foundation
(NSPF®). This Certification empowers individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques
and skills of pool operations. This Certification was completed in March, 2017. (Information
submitted by Jim Blumberg, Physical Plant Director)
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Karla Carney-Hall and Associate
Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning & Evaluation Michael Thompson
presented "The Experience of Today's IWU Women" at the Morton, IL chapter of the American
Association of University Women, Tuesday, January 10th, 2017.