Faculty Select Kathleen Edwards for “Pat on the Back” Staff Recognition Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2005) — Kathleen Edwards, of the Freedom of Information Center, is the 2005 recipient of the “Pat on the Back” staff recognition award. The award includes a $500 check and a plaque. Edwards serves as the customer service manager for all FOI Center inquiries. Selected by faculty members, Edwards was cited for … 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