It is with great pleasure to announce that Peter Spreitzer (Academic Counselor, University Exploration) and Suzanne Dantuono (Director of Advising, College of Engineering) were both awarded Excellence in Advising awards on January 8th for the NACADA Great Lakes Region V.
As co-winners of the 2014-2015 ACADAOS Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award (along with Shannon Peltier, School of Health and Rehab Sciences), Peter was nominated for the Advising Primary Role Award and Suzanne was nominated for the Advising Administrator Award. OSU was the only institution in Region V with two winners…way to go Peter and Suzanne!
Both Peter and Suzanne will be recognized at the Region V Conference in Toronto.
Peter and Suzanne are tremendous assets to the OSU advising community and the profession at large. As noted by one of Peter’s advisees, “Peter is an outstanding advisor. I’m really happy that he was assigned to me. I’m 100% sure that my experience at OSU would be completely different, if I didn’t have him to lean on.”
And similarly with Suzanne, some of her staff noted that she is “encouraging, supportive, and accessible, as well as reliable, diligent, and driven. Suzanne is a true leader in our office and college, willing to take on any challenge.”
ACADAOS would like to thank Peter and Suzanne for their great work and contributions to student success and the quality of the advising experience at OSU. Keep up the great work!
Brad Fittes and Melissa Basford
Awards and Recognition Committee, ACADAOS
Did you know that each year The Ohio State University recognizes excellence in teaching, service, diversity enhancement, and scholarship through a variety of awards programs. Faculty and staff are honored for their distinguished contributions to the betterment of the university community in several areas. There are several awards offered at Ohio State for which advisors are eligible. Here are a few you might want to check out!
Distinguished Staff Awards – This award recognizes 12 staff members for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the university community.
Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award – Recognizing individuals or groups who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing diversity at the university and to exceeding expectations in implementing the Diversity Action Plan.
College specific awards: