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Student Senator Scott Anderson (left) presents the Outstanding Student Award to Corey Negley.
Student Senator Maddie Robinson (center) presents Outstanding Faculty Awards to Dr. Leah Chambers and Joseph Croskey.
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Student Senator Nicole Stewart (right) presents the Outstanding Supporter Award to Diana Brush.
Student Senator Ben Hogue presents the Outstanding Community Award to Dawna Allison.
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The ladies of Phi Sigma Sigma received the Special Group Award.
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Venango College Veterans Club received the Equity Award.


Corey Negley, a senior, secondary education/social studies major from Natrona Heights, received the Outstanding Student Award at the Nov. 13 Student Senate Equity Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Negley was recognized for his work in presenting at this year’s LGBTQA Conference, as well as his three-year membership in the Presidential Commission on LGBT Concerns. He additionally actively volunteers for Residence Life.

Joseph Croskey, associate director of the honors program, and Dr. Leah Chambers, professor of English, received the Outstanding Faculty Award at the Nov. 13 Student Senate Equity Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Croskey was recognized for his willingness to help not only his advisees, but any student who needs support. Chambers is advisor for Tobeco magazine. She helped to coordinate the 2012 Summer Bridge Program that supports incoming students in their transition to college.

Awards were also presented to:

  • Outstanding Supporter Award – Diana Brush, associate director of the Career Development Center and advisor for Alpha Phi Omega; 

  • Special Group Award – the ladies of Phi Sigma Sigma, a group devoted to promoting equality, diversity and individuality;

  • Equity Award – Venango College Veterans Club, which has touched the lives of many veterans in the area through donations and service projects, including taking holiday gifts to veterans in Venango County nursing homes;

  • Outstanding Community Award – Dawna Allison, advocate for SAFE of Clarion, who spreads awareness of domestic violence prevention in schools across the area.

Clarion University is the high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university that delivers a personal and challenging academic experience.

12/4/2013 9:29 AM

Clarion students, faculty recognized for social equity efforts