Outstanding Service Award
Marge has been described as "an ambassador for UMD off-campus and on-campus"
by one of her colleagues. As Program Associate for UMD's Continuing Education
Program, Marge has been a key figure in drawing the public's attention to the
university. When she visits high schools in the area, Marge makes sure to inform students and faculty of the wonderful programs UMD offers. Because of
her dedication, Admissions has seen an increase in applicants within the recent
Marge is truly a team leader. As one of her colleagues puts it, "it seems
anybody that Marge encounters becomes her "best friend". She is reliable,
dedicated, professional, kind, sincere and productive." With Marge's help,
programs like the Environmental Education Certificate Program, Rare Earth Research
and the award winning Ecosystems Management Strategies for the Lake Superior
Region have provided close to two million dollars for the Universitry and nearly
double that amount for the community.
It is for Marge's overwhelming contributions and concern for UMD and the community
that we present her with this Continuous Service award.