Inspiring Women's Award Recipients

Recognizing the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of female students, staff, and faculty who have positively impacted our campus community and truly made a difference at the University of Northern Colorado.

“We are at our greatest when we inspire, encourage, and connect with another human being.”

--Maya Angelou 1995

1995:

Students

  • Debora Beck-Massey
  • Kami Dempsey

  • Fay Clark
  • Kimberly Willsea
  • Vickie Davies
  • UNC Women’s Volleyball Team

Faculty/Staff

  • Carolyn Cody
  • Elizabethe Plante
  • Judith Praul
  • Linda Delk
  • Judy Jones
  • Kim Reid
  • Nancy Scott
  • JJ Miehalik
  • Sheilagh Mogford
  • Marcia Willcoxon

1996:

Students

  • Gretchen Gwynne
  • Debbie Ponis
  • Theresa O’Halloran
  • Karle Yoshioka
  • Micah Pikington

Faculty/Staff

  • Marianne Dinges
  • Rita Kiefer
  • Jean Schober
  • Morrell Ann Garrison
  • Judieth Hillman
  • Merna Jacobsen
  • Elaine Schmidt

1997

Students

  • Shauna Barzdukas
  • Alberta Nozie
  • Johnna Greeley
  • Theresa Tiedemann
  • Cindy Iwata

Faculty/Staff

  • Genie Canales
  • Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt
  • Priscilla Kimboko
  • Arietta Wiedmann
  • Susan Kirkpatrick

1998

Students

  • Oyibo Afaoku
  • Patty Roberts
  • Janet Anderson
  • Darcy Weaver
  • Megan Howe

Faculty/Staff

  • Ronna Johnston
  • Sean O’Halloran
  • Judy Jones
  • Lia Softas-Nall
  • Sheilagh Mogford

1999

Students

  • Linda Beeler
  • Niya Smith
  • Bridget Houlihan
  • Lynn Tokumine
  • Christy Meek
  • July Torres
  • Stacy Sax

Faculty / Staff

  • Cad Dennehy Ruthie Rockwell
  • Priscilla Falcon Nancy Turner
  • Beth Hellwig-Olson Georgette Vigil
  • Therese Lask

2000

Faculty/Staff

  • Katrina Rodriguez
  • Silvana Carlos

2001

Students

  • Koreena Montoya
  • Jaime Jackson
  • Angela LeValley

Faculty/Staff

  • Sean O’Halloran
  • Anna Marie Giese
  • Deb Coffin
  • Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt (Keynote Speaker)

2002

Student

  • Allie Steg

Faculty/Staff

  • Carole Schneider Zona Felderman

2003

Students

  • Margarita Lopez Sarah Hanson
  • Noel Otten

Faculty/Staff

  • Stephanie Torrez Cynthia Harling

2004:

  • Student: Denise Connell
  • Faculty: Linda Black
  • Staff: Sara Burst

2005:

  • Student: Hannah Wilks
  • Faculty: Dr. Kathleen Zavela
  • Staff: Keyleigh Gurney
  • Special Recognition: Ronna L. Sanchez, Ph.D.

2006:

  • Student: Lisa Gathje
  • Faculty: Dr. Elizabeth Franklin
  • Staff: Diane Christiansen

2007:

  • Student: Megan Vaughan
  • Faculty: Rita Jones
  • Staff: Nancy Kauffman
  • Special Recognition: Amy Smart

2008:

  • Student: Susan Rae
  • Faculty: Keiko Krahnke
  • Staff: Julie Trujillo

2009:

  • Student: Sara Baum
  • Faculty: Dr. Angela Henderson
  • Staff: Linda Carbajal

2010:

  • Student: Ashley Ruesgen
  • Faculty: Dr. Pricilla Falcon
  • Staff: Teresa Steele