David Powell, Undergraduate Student Advisor & Placement Coordinator, received the Faculty of Arts & Science Distinguished Long Service Award. He has devoted his many years of service to making a positive impact on students’ lives by advocating for students and by advising and exploring options to best meet each student’s academic interests. Supporting students through degree planning, he uses his extensive knowledge of the University system and degree requirements to help students navigate their programs. Committed to student success, he works tirelessly to help students finish their desired degree programs on time, often recommending additional potential minors.
Established in 1999, the Outstanding Staff Awards recognize staff-appointed administrative and technical employees who have achieved excellence in support of the Faculty’s mission of teaching and research. These staff have earned the respect of their colleagues for their professionalism and teamwork, and for making an impact that extends beyond their unit or department.