Announcing the 2022 President’s Achievement Award winners

The President’s Achievement Award is recognizing seven employees for dedication to both their professional roles and active support to NAU’s mission, values and goals. These individuals work to create a sense of true community in the workplace.

This distinction is the highest staff recognition by the university. Recipients were nominated by peers or supervisors and given a cash award and recognition from President Cruz Rivera.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

  • José R. Díaz Aquino, senior coordinator of internships, Career Development
  • Carly Banks, communications manager, NAU Communications
  • Dawn Birdsell, senior research scientist, Pathogen and Microbiome Institute
  • Marcelle Coder, assistant director, Center for Health Equity Research
  • Rebecca Malone-Little Owl, advising manager, University Advising-Gateway First Year Advising
  • Jacob Matthews, assistant director of Residence Life, Housing and Residence
  • Maria Saurer, assistant manager, Purchasing
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