Jan. 16, 2018
Nearly 150 Northern Arizona University staff and faculty members celebrated career milestones in serving the university community during the 2019 Years of Service ceremony on Wednesday. Cumulatively, these individuals, who have all served 15-45 years, have given 3,070 years of service to NAU.
Those in recognition are:
- Gerard J. Allan
- Shirley Bighorse
- Damon Burke
- Paul Capps
- Sharon Cardenas
- Don Carter
- Todd Cly
- Gwendolyn Cody
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Jan. 9, 2019
Recognize the best of Northern Arizona University by nominating outstanding classified staff and service professionals for the President’s Achievement Award.
The award recognizes employees who exceed NAU expectations, supports the NAU mission, values and goals and works with others to create a sense of community in the workplace.
To be eligible for the award, the employee must in good standing with the university and be in a full-time or part-time position with three years of performance appraisals. People who… Read more
January 7, 2019
A single mom was in a car accident that totaled her car and broke her leg. With no transportation, she had to get Mountain Dell to north campus, a nine-minute drive but an hour commute by foot. Shortly after, her fridge went out and the lights in her house stopped working. She put all her food in boxes outside, hoping the winter weather would keep it cold.
Luckily for her, Northern Arizona University offers the Santa’s Sleigh Fund… Read more
Dec. 13, 2018
The Northern Arizona University Service Professional Advisory Council’s Adopt-a-Family program ended Thursday with volunteers coming together a final time for a wrap party, literally wrapping the dozens of donated gifts in preparation for a Christmas delivery.
More than 20 people participated this year to gather donations for two families with a total of seven children ranging from 2 to 14 years old. SPAC works with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to identify local families in need… Read more
Northern Arizona University Athletic Director Mike Marlow announced this week that Chris Ball will be the new football coach for the Lumberjacks.
Ball, who will be the 30th head coach in Lumberjack history, was previously the defensive coordinator at the University of Memphis. Marlow said Ball’s coaching experience, which includes stints at Arizona State, Washington State and Alabama demonstrate the ability to effectively recruit in Arizona and throughout the West Coast.
“President Cheng provided very clear direction—find the best football coach… Read more
Dec. 6, 2018
Northern Arizona University will honor the graduating class of fall 2018 with two ceremonies on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. This semester, about 2,800 students applied to graduate.
Commencement ceremonies will be held in the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome, which will open 90 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony. Parking will be available at multiple locations across campus, with shuttle service to and from designated parking lots. All… Read more
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