Li Yang awarded University of Missouri 2019 International Engagement Award

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 22, 2019) — Li Yang, who assists dozens of undergraduate students earning dual (“2+2”) degrees from the Missouri School of Journalism and top universities in China, received the University of Missouri 2019 International Engagement Award for outstanding staff contribution. The award recognizes meaningful and sustained commitments to international work, whether directly on … Continued

School of Journalism Undergraduate Academic Adviser Shawn Wallace Wins 2019 Catalyst Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2019) — Shawn Wallace, undergraduate academic adviser, has received the University of Missouri‘s LGBTQ Resource Center’s Catalyst Award. Established in 1998, Catalyst Awards is an annual event aimed at bringing together LGBTQ activists, volunteers, students, and community members. Any group, individual, or event may be nominated for a Catalyst Award, which … Continued

Pete Ozias Wins University of Missouri 2019 March Service Champion Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 29, 2019) — Pete Ozias, director of undergraduate advising, has received the University of Missouri Service Champion Award for March. The award recognizes outstanding staff members who go above and beyond what is expected. The Staff Advisory Council selects one person each month for this honor. Ozias received a variety of thoughtful … Continued

Ernest Zhang Named Recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Cited His Dedication and Professionalism Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2018) — Ernest Zhang, director of China Programs for the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2018 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. He was named during a recognition ceremony on May 4 in the Palmer Room at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Missouri … Continued

Cheryl Spang Named Recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Cited Her Work Ethic, Knowledge and Professionalism Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2017) — Cheryl Spang, business manager for the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2017 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. She was named during a recognition ceremony on May 12 in the Fred W. Smith Forum at the Reynolds Journalism … Continued

Nancy Stockett Receives the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Praise Her Work Ethic, Friendliness and Politeness Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Nancy Stockett, circulation office manager for the Columbia Missourian, is the 2016 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. She was named during a recognition ceremony on May 13 in the Fred W. Smith Forum at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. … Continued

Journalism Staff Member Receives MU Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2004) — Martha Pickens, an executive staff assistant in the Earl S. English Graduate Studies Office, received a “Tribute to MU Women 2004” award by the Chancellor’s Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Pickens was recognized for her work to help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for all … Continued

Brian Steffens Named Executive Director of NNA

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2003) — Veteran newspaper manager Brian L. Steffens, 53, has been named executive director of the National Newspaper Association, the nation’s largest association of community newspapers. The Board met January 8 in Columbia. The appointment follows NNA’s relocation and a year-long transition from suburban Washington, D.C. to the Missouri’s School of … Continued