DSA Points of Pride



DSA Front line Workers
DSA Contact Tracing Team


DSA Awards 2021 Winners



Off-Campus Friend of Student Affairs Award

Denton County Public Health

Ambassador of the Year

Aundrea Caraway (OTP)


Marge Jimmerson Safety Award

McConnell Hall COVID Quarantine/Isolation Housing staff team

New Administrative Professional of the Year

Laura George (OTP)


New Staff Member of the Year

Alexa Bilich (CLS) Andie Jackson (Student Activities)


Graduate Assistant of the Year

Brandon Kitchin (EESP)
Haley Brand and Joey Harmon (SMMC)

Service Provider of the Year

Mark Madlock (Dining)

Excellence In Assessment Award

Student Money Management Center


Outstanding Program Award

Binax Team and Vaccine Clinic – Student Health and Wellness Center


Rodney Mitchell Spirit Award

Brittany Landau (OTP)

Jessica Hogue (DOS)

On-Campus Friend of Student Affairs Award

Abraham John and the AITS Team

Brenda Sweeten – Department of Social Work

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Patricia Chastain (Career)

Alyssa Torrance (Dining)

Katie Marion (Union)

Excellence in Equity and Inclusion

Erma Udota (OTP)

Administrative Professional of the Year    

Liz Perkins (EESP)
Stephanie Field-Hawkins (SHWC)

Staff Member of the Year

Laurel Spurgeon (HRL)
Heather Rich (SHWC)

New Service Provider of the Year

Taylor Battle (Dining)
Royce Clark (HRL)

Outstanding Supervisor

Peter "Pete" Beaulieu (HRL)

Outstanding Collaboration Award

COVID-Response - Housing and Residence Life, Assistant Director Staff 
Food Pantry presented by Kroger – Dean of Students Office, DSA Advancement, UNT Advancement- Corporate Relations

Outstanding Innovation Award

Student Activities
Dining Services

Department of the Year

Dining Services
Housing and Residence Life
Student Health and Wellness Center


Published Work by Our DSA Staff


Kara Ottinger Smiling

Kara Ottinger


Publication: Austin Voyage
Daily Inspiration: Meet Kara Ottinger

Laurie smiling in floral shirt

Laurie Klein


Athletic Business--Collegiate Esports, Campus Rec Magazine: Esports on our Campuses

Marcy Bishop-Lilley

Marcy Bishop-Lilley


Voyage Dallas Publication: http://voyagedallas.com/interview/meet-marcy-bishop-lilley-marcy-bishop-lilley-denton/

Website Feature in Dallas Voyage Magazine, Far North Texas Gems, Meet Marcy Bishop-Lilley

Career Center Website, Donald Trump Issues Executive Orders Limiting Temporary Work Visas.

Career Center Website, Emerging Careers According to Pearson.

Wendy M Denman

Wendy M Denman


Dissertation – Experiences of Highly Involved Students in Extracurricular Activities, Available from ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2019. 27668113.

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Points of Pride 2017-2018