October 2011 Student of the Month
Alexandra from Collection Management is the October 2011 student of the month.
She is a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Biology. She plans to go onto a master’s/Ph.D program once she graduates next year. She would like to be a researcher with her focus being psychology of the brain for individuals with Autism or Alzheimer’s.
She has worked in the Collection Management Department for 1 1/2 years. She chose to work at the library because of its on-campus proximity and the ability to have a flexible schedule. She handles “Order Nows,” lost and missing lists, gift receipts, maintains the replacement hold files, and assists in training new student assistants in CM&SS, among several other tasks. Her nominator comments that she “was hired at the end of the Spring 2010 semester and had to learn every student responsibility in the department over the summer which proved that she has the ability to learn very quickly.” She is “exceptionally industrious,” focused, and extremely dependable. Her nominator goes on to say that, “[Alexandra] is one of those students that you wish would never graduate, but you know that when she does, whomever hires her will have a top-notch employee.” Alexandra also took part in several summer orientation sessions and has been an excellent representative of not only the library but the university as a whole.
Alexandra comes to us from Rockford, Iowa. In her free time, she likes to volunteer at places such as ASPIRE, Advocates for Alzheimer’s and the Cedar Falls Dance Team, to name a few. She also likes to spend time with her friends and family.
Congratulations to Alexandra, a very deserving recipient of the student of the month award!
by Angie Cox