Newcomer of the Year Award

Stacy Kosciak

2021 Newcomer of the Year Award Recipient
Stacy Kosciak

The Newcomer of the Year Award (originally titled Rookie of the Year Award) was first awarded in 2013. It was created to recognize an administrative staff member who has played an integral part in implementing an idea, program or procedure designed to enhance or improve one or more of the following areas: student recruitment, retention and/or engagement. Staff members who have been employed for at least one year, but less than three years are eligible for nomination.

To nominate someone, please complete the official nomination form and include a narrative describing the nominee’s achievements and specific contributions. The narrative should be very specific as to how the nominee meets the eligibility criteria and what distinguishes them and makes them deserving of this award. Narratives must be typed, double-spaced and shall be at least 1 page, but no longer than 2.

One winner will be selected and will be recognized publicly and receive their award during the ASC reception.

Criteria and Eligibility:

The Newcomer of the Year is awarded annually by Administrative Staff Council in recognition of a nominated administrative staff member who has played an integral part in implementing an idea, program, or procedure designed to enhance or improve one or more of the following areas, which everyone contributes to: Student recruitment, retention, and/or engagement.

Any current full-time or part-time administrative staff member who has been employed a minimum of one (1) year but not more than three (3) years is eligible for nomination.

Submission Requirements:

Complete the official nomination form below and include a narrative describing the nominee’s achievements and specific contributions. The narrative should be very specific as to how the nominee meets the eligibility criteria and what distinguishes them and makes them deserving of this award.

Nominations are accepted from current BGSU students, faculty, classified, and/or administrative staff members. Narratives must be typed, one page single spaced or two pages double spaced. 

Nomination deadline and procedures for 2022 awards will be announced at a later time.

2020

Kelli Schneider - College Credit Plus Programs

2019

Gabe Dunbar - Office of Student Retention

2018

Sara Thompson - Capital Campaign

2017

Bethany Ash - EDHD-Office of Field Experience

2016

Trinidy Jeter - Coordinator of Student & Campus Activities at Firelands Campus

2015

Kristin Brewer - Centenial Residence Hall Director

2014

Marie Dunn-Harris - Marketing and Communications

2013

Holly Cipriani - College Credit Plus Programs