The Office of First-Year Experience and Student Retention is working to create a culture where every UVU employee recognizes that he/she has an important role in retaining students and helping them to succeed. Our goal is to increase awareness of and commitment to this role. In support of this goal, the Student Advocate Award is given annually to one faculty member and one staff member who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to student success.
First-Year Experience & Student Retention is currently seeking nominations for UVU's 2016 outstanding Student Advocates. View the nomination instructions here and submit your nomination to Candice Morris in First-Year Experience & Student Retention by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
Outstanding Staff Advocate:
Student success is truly at the heart of all that Mikki does. She personally reaches out to students, becoming a mentor and helping them complete their education. Mikki has helped to develop a personal and streamlined advising and mentoring process within the Woodbury School of Business. She is dedicated to promoting higher education among underrepresented populations and loves to see students flourish and grow. Additionally, Mikki has done outstanding work with student clubs, internships, and acting as an advocate for students.