Monday, October 3, 2016 Campbell Honored with New Student Affairs Advocate Award
On Sept. 30, the Student Affairs Staff Council hosted the annual Fall Celebration for the Division of Student Affairs. More than 150 employees and graduate students attended the event which included introductions of new employees, introductions of Staff Council members and an update from Dr. Franco on the state of the division. This year’s event also included a performance by Boots & Cats, an all-female a cappella student group, and the presentation of a new Student Affairs Student Advocate Award.
Dr. Franco honored Stan Campbell, associate vice chancellor and director of Campus Recreation, as the recipient of the new award due to Campbell’s continued dedication to making all students feel they matter.
“Most Student Affairs employees are student centered, but some go much beyond the high expectations that we have to serve our students,” said Vice Chancellor Franco. “This award honors those who truly epitomize our motto that all students matter. To be selected to receive this award from such a caring group of staff is a testament to all Stan has done.”
Upon receiving his plaque, Campbell explained that he was truly speechless. He went on to add that when he began his career at Nebraska, he never imagined that he’d have stayed for 37 years, but that the people – both staff and students – made it worth its while.
In addition to educating staff on current events in the University and providing a networking opportunity, the Fall Celebration raised awareness for OpeN Shelf, the campus food pantry. Attendees were asked to bring a food or toiletry item to donate. In total, employees donated three boxes and three bags of goods to assist students in need.