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Faculty and staff at Upper Iowa University (UIU) were recognized for their dedicated service during the UIU Service Awards and Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday, September 13, at Fayette Campus. The honored employees were:

Mangan Teaching Awards
Tenure-Track Faculty: Dr. Teresa Frecking, associate professor of education
Tenured Faculty: Blair Siem, associate professor of accounting
Adjunct Faculty: Michael Maldonado, adjunct instructor

Distinguished Staff
Kelli Mochal, coordinator of custodial services
Danielle Cushion, assistant vice president for student life
Jill Hansen, assistant vice president for distance education recruitment at Waterloo Center

Pursuit of Excellence
Jodi Grover, teacher education coordinator at Des Moines Center

Spirit Award
NiCole Dennler, assistant professor of communication

25 Years of Service
Terry Smid, executive director of information technology
Kathy Wenthold, executive director of Fayette admissions, retention and operations

20 Years of Service
Daryl Grove, philanthropic engagement program manager
Beth Petsche, director of graphic services and publication design
Matt Rueckert, associate athletic director of sports medicine
Vicki Melton, center director at New Orleans

15 Years of Service
Billie Cowley, dean, academic and educational affairs
Kathy Franken, interim president and CFO
John Grummel, professor, political science
Barb Lauer, education services specialist
Janelle Phillips, HR specialist

10 Years of Service
Anne Puffett, director of career development
Brenda Helgerson Aeschliman, document processing specialist

5 Years of Service
Jen Brady, financial aid specialist
Aimee Byerly, enrollment coordinator
Lisa Byerly, student support specialist
Ashley Conrad, teacher education coordinator in Waterloo
Kelly Donovan, director of library services
Rick Hartzell, vice president for athletics
Jordan Hay, enrollment coordinator at Cedar Rapids location
Diana Hildebrand, IT support specialist
Trevor Hook, associate coach, head men’s basketball
Jason Hoskins, head football coach
Lauren Johnson, academic and admissions advisor at Waterloo center
Vicki Jones, center director in Waterloo
CC McFall, center director at Fort Riley
Willie McGowan, assistant athletic director for business and compliance
Kelli Mochal, coordinator of custodial services
Tiffany Parker, enrollment coordinator at Quad Cities
Cheryl Young, custodian

Photos from the UIU Service Awards and Recognition Luncheon can be found on the Upper Iowa University Flickr page.