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Annual Jody Nelsen Staff MVP

We all know that one staff member or administrator who everyone turns to when they need a quick answer, have to find a solution to a rising challenge, and/or to make the University shine. The nominee for the Jody Nelsen Staff MVP Award demonstrates excellence and consistently goes above and beyond their call of duty.


The MVP promotes the campus strategic imperatives and could be described as:

  • Reliable
  • Consistent
  • Knowledgeable
  • Always willing to take on something extra
  • Supportive of their peers
  • Making sound decisions on behalf of our students
  • Taking pride in their work
  • Soliciting feedback and always looking for ways to improve
  • A model for other employees