2018 BEACONS OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Housing & Recreational Education
Barb Remsburg works tirelessly to provide student residents with a positive experience. Whether it is helping to develop a Residential Education curriculum, making sure the housing facilities are dean and safe, or working with contractors and design teams on a new residence hall, Barb is always looking out for students.
Geology & Geophysics, College of Mines and Sciences
Dr. Fernandez is the manager of the Department of Geology and Geophysics ICP-MS Lab. Under his direction, the lab provides a great opportunity for undergraduates looking to get lab and research experience. He is both a gifted teacher and researcher. Several students have come into the lab as undergraduates, and gone on to graduate studies in similar subjects.
Model Arab League, Middle East Studies
April Sanders-Aboulila is a talented, dedicated leader who passionately motivates students participating in the Model Arab League. Her ability to create a warm, engaging, and positive learning environment helps students gain a greater understanding of the material and confidence to participate in public speaking. She is well loved by the students she works with and admired by her colleagues.
Academic Advisor, College of Health
Yordanos QoJo) Beyene is a dedicated, well-respected advisor, mentor and colleague
in the College of Health. She
provides well informed advising help to students working to achieve their academic goals. Her friendly, professional demeanor helps ease student anxieties as they deal with academic pressures and concerns. She is always willing to go "above and beyond" to meet the needs of the students who come through her door.
Career & Professional Development Center
The Suit-Up program recognizes highly motivated, undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and provides them with the tools and skill set they need to navigate their professional careers, including professional attire.
First Ascent Scholars
David Eccles School of Business
The First Ascent Scholars Program cultivates, encourages and enables academically
focused students with
significant financial need to attend the Eccles School and connect with the University of Utah, local and global community while reaching their full potential. The program is a partnership between the Jeff and Helen Cardon Foundation and the David Eccles School of Business.