Employee of the Month Award

Employee of the Month honor is bestowed on the faculty or staff member or administrator who has made significant contributions to the college that go beyond "the call of duty" in grantsmanship, scholarship, teaching innovation or service. These individuals are commended for their hard work and dedication to the mission of the College. The recipients are the following individuals:

December 2011

Regina Smith

Dr. Regina Smith was Employee of the Month for December 2011. She was being recognized for effective leadership in coordinating a successful college holiday party.

August 2011

Dr. Austin

Dr. Sarah Austin was Employee of the Month for August 2011. She was being recognized for facilitating the College Annual Retreat which focused on aligning the College documents with the University's Core Values, Vision and Mission Statements.

December 2010

Regina Smith

Dr. Regina Smith was Employee of the Month for December 2010. She was being recognized for effective leadership in coordinating a successful college holiday party.

November 2010

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Ms. Florence Miller was Employee of the Month for November 2010. She was being recognized for active participation in the organization of the Department of Nursing Family Night.

October 2010

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Ms. Mary Anderson was Employee of the Month for October 2010. She was being recognized for promoting interdepartmental collaboration.

May 2010

Ms. Keela

Ms. Keela Drummondwas Employee of the Month" for May 2010 . She was being recognized for her efforts working on an assigned project by the dean.

April 2010

Ms. Sobosan

Mrs. Tanya Sobosanwas Employee of the Month for April 2010. She was being honored for coordinating the College of Health Sciences programming towards the "We Count: The Black Agenda is American Agenda" national event held at CSU on March 20, 2010.

March 2010

Dr. Saulsby

Dr. Rosemary Saulsby was the Employee of the Month for March 2010. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2009/2010 academic year.

February 2010

Bachmeyer

Dr. Pamela Pachmeyer was the Employee of the Month for February 2010. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2009/2010 academic year.

January 2010

Ms. Germain

Ms. Monique Germain was the Employee of the Month for January 2010. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2009/2010 academic year.

December 2009

Regina Smith

Dr. Regina Smithwas the Employee of the Month for December 2009. She was recognized for providing effective leadership in coordinating a successful college holiday party.

December 2009

Dr. Lisa Young

Dr. Lisa Young was the Employee of the month for December 2009. She was recognized for providing effective leadership in coordinating a successful college holiday party.

November 2009

Dr. Ebomoyi

Dr. William Ebomoyi was the Employee of the Month for November 2009. He was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2009/2010 academic year.

October 2009

Dr. Osunkoya

Dr. Emmanuel Osunkoya was the Employee of the Month for October 2009. He was recognized for providing effective leadership in coordinating faculty development activities.

September 2009

Ms. Anguh

Ms. Ivonne Anguh was the Employee of the Month for September 2009. She was recognized for enthusiastically accepting additional roles and responsibilities assigned to her.

July 2009

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Dr. Rachelle Stewart was the Employee of the Month for July 2009. She was recognized for her recent efforts at developing a strong alumni network for the Department of Health Information Administration.

June 2009

Dr. Titilayo Abiona

Dr. Titilayo Abiona was the Employee of the Month for June 2009. She was recognized as the lead author of manuscripts accepted for publication in two prestigious high impact scientific journals (Journal of the National Medical Association,Vol 101, 4: 308-315, 2009 and the International Journal of Prisoner Health 5 (2): 59-70, 2009).

May 2009

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Dr. Linda Hureston was the Employee of the Month for May 2009. She was recognized for showcasing the assessment process in the Department of Nursing at the campus-wide Assessment Fair on April 23, 2009.

April 2009

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Dr. Patricia Prendergast was the Employee of the Month for April 2009. She was recognized for providing the leadership that led to a successful holiday party and the exceptional performance of the Department of Nursing graduates on the NCLEX-RN exam

March 2009

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Dr. Pamela Bachmeyer was the Employee of the Month for March 2009. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2008/2009 academic year.

February 2009

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Ms. Kimberly McIntyre was the Employee of the Month for February 2009. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2008/2009 academic year.

January 2009

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Dr. Sarah Austin was the Employee of the Month for January 2009. She was being recognized as the employee of the month for the design and ongoing maintenance of the Department of Occupational Therapy webpage.

December 2008

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Dr. Patricia Prendergast was the Employee of the Month for December 2008. She was being recognized for providing effective leadership in coordinating a successful holiday party.

November 2008

Dr. Titilayo Abionapic

Dr. Titilayo Abiona and Ms. Monique Germain were the Employees of the Month for November 2008. They were recognized for submitting a training grant tiltled "Targeted Breast Health Promotion and Education Program" to the Susan Komen Foundation.

October 2008

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye was the Employee of the Month for October 2008. He was recognized for using instructional media technology effectively to showcase the College activities at the campus-wide Open House event held on October 4, 2008.

September 2008

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Dr. Rachelle Stewart was the Employees of the Month for September 2008. She was recognized for featuring the activities of the Department of Health Information Administration on the American Health Information Management    Association (AHIMA) webpage (www.ahima.org)

August 2008

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Ms. Linda Schaaf was the Employees of the Month for August 2008. She was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising and diligent commitment to the mission of the College of Health Sciences.

July 2008

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Dr. Patricia Prendergast and Dr. Linda Hureston were the Employees of the Month for July 2008.They were both recognized for their leadership role in organizing a national conference on diversity and health disparity.

June 2008

Dr. Titilayo Abiona

Dr. Titilayo Abiona was the Employee of the Month for June 2008. She was recognized as the lead author of a manuscript accepted for publication in a prestigious high impact medical journal.

*Abiona TC, Adefuye AS, Balogun JA, Sloan PE. Gender differences in HIV risk behaviors of inmates during incarceration. Accepted by the Journal of Women’s Health, June 2008.

May 2008

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Mrs. Sandra Fuller and Mr. Abimbola Adeleke were the employees of the Month for May 2008. Mrs Sandra Fuller and Mr. Abimbola Adeleke were both recognized for working tirelessly with the Dean in producing the 9th Annual College Colloquium Program Guide and Slide Presentation Compendium.

April 2008

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Dr. Pamela Bachmeyer was the Employee of the Month for April 2008. She was being recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising.

March 2008

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Mr. Abimbola Adeleke was the Employee of the Month for March 2008. He was recognized for enthusiastically accepting additional roles and responsibilities assigned to him.

February 2008

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Dr. Adesuyi Ajayi was the Employee of the Month for February 2008. Dr. Adesuyi Ajayi was recognized for publishing his research in a high impact biomedical journal.

*Comparison of the Effects of Unfractionated Heparin and the Low- Modecular-Weight Heparins Dalteparin and Enoxaparin on Spontaneous Platelet Aggregation and Adenosine Diphosphate Activity in Platelets During the Third Trimester of Pregnancy. Published in Methods and Findings in Expeimental and Clinical Pharmacology 2007, 29 (8):539-545.

January 2008

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Dr. Sarah Austin was the Employee of the Month for January 2008. She was recognized for superior mentoring of three graduate students research project which was presented at a national conference.

December 2007

Prof. Regina Smith

Dr. Regina Smith was the Employee of the Month for December 2007. She was recognized for effective leardership in coordinating a successful college holiday party.

November 2007

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye was the Employee of the Month for November 2007. He was recognized for securing grant funding from the Ilinois Board of Higher Education for the Transitional Allied Health Education Partnership.

October 2007

Dr. Adedeji AdefuyeDr. William Ebomoyi

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye and Dr. William Ebomoyi were the Employees of the Month for October 2007. They were both recognized for taking their leadership roles in coordinating the College activities for the campus wide Open House event held on Saturday, October 6, 2007.

Sept  2007

Ms. Lisa Young

Dr. Lisa Young was the employee of the month for September 2007. She was recognised for her leadership role in coordinating the College activities for CSU's 140th Anniversary event held on Saturday, September 8, 2007.

May 2007

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye was the Employee of the Month for May 2007. Dr. Adefuye was recognized for submitting a $358,060 grant to the Illinois Board of Higher Education.   

April 2007

Dr. Adedeji AdefuyeDr. Titilayo Abiona

Dr. Adedeji Adefuye and Dr. Titilayo Abiona were the Employees of the Month for April 2007. Drs. Adefuye and Abiona were recognized for submitting a 2 years grant entitled "Social-Cultural Determinants of Heterosexual Behavior of African American Men in Chicago" to the National Institute of Health (NIH) for $428,200 grant.

March 2007

Professor Leona Thomas

Ms. Leona Thomas was the Employee of the Month for March 2007. She was recognized for providing effective leadership in revising the Department Application of Criteria document and conducting a successful search for a new chairperson for the Department of Health Information Administration.

February 2007

Dr. Titilayo Abiona

Dr. Titilayo Abiona was the Employee of the Month for February 2007. Dr. Abiona was recognized for submitting a grant proposal entitled, "Contextual Determinants of HIV Risk Among Crack-Cocaine Users in Chicago" to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

 

January 2007

Dr. Patricia SloanDr. Patricia Prendergast

Dr. Patricia Sloan and Dr. Patricia Prendergast were the Employees of the Month for January 2007. Drs. Sloan and Prendergast were recognized for their significant contribution on a Retention/Faculty Development grant submitted to the Community Trust Foundation.

December 2006

Dr. William Ebomoyi Dr. Tunde Akinmoladun

Dr. William Ebomoyi and Dr. Tunde Akinmoladun were the Employees of the Month for December 2006. They were recognized for their significant contribution to the R01 grant proposal submitted to the National Institute of Health.

November 2006

Dr. Patricia Sloan         Dr. Mainza Lukobo-Durrell             Dr. Titilayo Abiona

Dr. Patricia Sloan, Dr. Mainza Lukobo-Durrell and Dr. Titilayo Abiona were the Employees of the Month for November 2006. Drs. Sloan, Lukobo-Durrell and Abiona were recognized for their significant contribution to the CSU's Center for Research Excellence grant proposal submitted to the National Center for Minority Health Disparity Research Center.

October 2006

Prof. Leslie RoundtreeProf. Regina Smith

Dr. Leslie Roundtree and Dr. Regina Smith were the Employees of the Month for October 2006. They were recognized for their significant contribution to the grant proposal submitted to the U.S. Department of Education.

September 2006

Ms. Lisa Young

Dr. Lisa Young was the Employee of the Month for September 2006. Ms. Young was recognized for working collaboratively with colleagues in producing an insignia for the college.

News Corner

The News Corner will provide our readers a glimpse into the accomplishments of the College of Health Sciences faculty, administrators, staff and students, and the College's academic and service units.

Faculty ~ Administrators ~ Staff ~ Student News

  • Kudos to Drs. Adedeji Adefuye and Titilayo Abiona for submitting a $428,200 grant to the National Institute of Health (NIH).
  • Congratulations to Professors Leslie Roundtree and Regina Smith for receiving a 4-year, $800,000 grant from the US Department of Education (USDE).
  • Congratualtions to Dr. William Ebomoyi and Professor Monique Germain for presenting at the 16th Annual African American and Latino American Adult Education Research Symposium on April 21, 2007.
  • Professor Melanie Ellexson has completed her doctorate from the University of Indiapolis. Congratulations Dr. Ellexson!
  • Congratulations to Ms. Rukiya Akua for presenting her research at the National Association for African American Studies & Affiliates at the 15th Annual NAAAS Conference in Baton Rouge, LA on February 17, 2007.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Lisa Young for being chosen to serve on the National League for Nursing Accreditation Council (NLNAC) Standards and Criteria Master's Subcommittee.
  • On December 2, 2006, Ms. Ruth Phillips, of the Department of Nursing, participated as a panelist in a symposium hosted by the Pan-African Association in Rogers Park. The event, along with other activities, was held to mark World AIDS Day which is December 1st.
  • Professor Dorcas Williams has completed her doctorate (EdD) from Nova Southeastern University. Congratulations Dr. Williams!
  • Congratulations to Professor Rose Reed-Murry for presenting a workshop at the National Black Nurses Association conference in Florida, August 9-13, 2006.
  • Congratulations to Professor Sarah Austin for presenting her research at the World Occupational Therapy Federation 2006 Congress in Sydney, Australia in July 2006.
  • Professor Melanie Ellexson traveled to Chernivitsi, Ukraine in May 2006. While in the Ukraine, Professor Ellexson provided occupational therapy services to underserved communities. The service learning project was a requirement of her doctoral program at the University of Indianapolis.

Academic Unit ~ Service Unit News

August 2006 -

  • Congratulations to the Department of Nursing Faculty and Staff and the 2006 Department of Nursing graduates. The 2006 graduating class attained a 96% Pass Rate on the NCLEX-RN. This score is above State and National averages.
  • It's Official! IBHE approved the new Dept. of Health Studies and the Bachelor of Science degree programs in Community Health and Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • The Dept. of Occupational Therapy received seven year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

March 2005 -

  • The Dept. of Nursing received eight year accreditation, with a two-year report, from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).