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TWU Staff Members To
Be Recognized At Honors Convocation
Three Texas Woman’s University staff members will be honored
for their contributions to the university during Honors Convocation
ceremonies April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Margo Jones Performance Hall,
located near the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Sawyer Street.
Colleen Ferguson, associate
director for Lifelong Learning, will receive the Award of Excellence.
Margaret Peguero, senior admissions counselor, and Robbie Reid,
secretary for the Department of Kinesiology, will receive Outstanding
Award of Excellence recipients
must be full-time employees who have a minimum of five years of
continuous service with TWU, display outstanding personality traits
such as loyalty, dedication, enthusiasm, initiative and reliability
and demonstrate the ability to relate well to all members of the
university community including students, faculty, staff and alumnae.
Recipients of the Outstanding Achievement Awards must be full-time
TWU employees who have a minimum of two years of continuous service
to the university, exhibit superior job performance and a high degree
of proficiency in all areas of responsibility in her or his position.
is an articulate spokesperson for the staff, for the university
and her office. Aside from her duties in Lifelong Learning, she
also is president of the TWU Staff Council.
toward all members of the TWU community is one of balance –
she supports what is good for all,” said Dr. Wilkes Berry,
associate provost. “Colleen's reliability is without question;
one never has to remind her or check with her to make sure she has
done what she has agreed to do. She represents the best of TWU staff.
reply is 'How may I help?' She is adaptable and resourceful. She
is never daunted by demands or requests, but seeks ways in which
to give assistance. Collen never says 'no'.”
Additionally, as president
of the staff council, Ms. Ferguson has encouraged and provided staff
members with opportunities for professional development.
is a role model for students by exhibiting and maintaining a genuine
level of energy, self-motivation, school spirit and enthusiasm that
enhances a prospective student's interest in TWU, one of her nominators
“As a child of
Hispanic, migrant farm workers, Margaret understands fully the need
for some of these students to have a sponsor of sorts,” said
one of her nominators. “Without a mentor, Margaret would not
have gone to college and to graduate school.
her limitless energy to reaching and serving students and their
families. She is their mentor, counselor, encouraging example and
is able to juggle many different activities and each project she
is given is always completed in a timely manner with an eye for
“Robbie has an
excellent rapport with all the students, graduate teaching and research
assistants,” said Dr. Barney Sanborn, chair of the Department
of Kinesiology. “For these young people, she represents a
source of encouragement and compassion. Students often come into
her office to seek advice and counseling, or merely to have a listening
Ms. Reid also has been
described as the lynch-pin that holds the department together. “My
personal wish is that we could clone Robbie's traits of loyalty,
dedication and enthusiasm, initiative and reliability in each and
everyone of our undergraduate and graduate students,” said
Dr. Betty Myers, professor of kinesiology.
“All of our students
and faculty live by the creed 'Robbie knows.' University personnel
at TWU and professional people throughout the county know to call
Robbie if they want to know the straight of something. She has never
let us down as our goodwill ambassador.”
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