Sharon Howard Women Who Make a Difference Award

The Sharon Howard Women Who Make a Difference Award, created in 2007, is presented each year to one or two NIU women civil service, professional staff or faculty employees.   The award is presented to chosen recipients at the Awards ceremony in April. 

Eligibility

  • NIU women civil service or professional staff or faculty. This is a one time award.

Criteria

  • shows outstanding dedication to the empowerment of NIU women by making changes at the unit level
  • makes important contributions to addressing issues that are important to women
  • goes "the extra mile" to assist others 

Process

  • NOMINATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2015 AWARDS!

Past Recipients

2014 Recipient: Lisa Roth
Honorable Mention: ADVANCE Grant Team (Chris McCord, Brianno Coller, Amy Levin, Lesley Rigg, and Jeff Reynolds)
2013 Recipients: LaVerne Gyant and Nancy Castle
2012 Recipients:
Andrea Drott and Judy Santacaterina
2011 Recipients:
Deborah Haliczer and Glenda Jones
2010 Recipient: 
Sue Saari
2009 Recipient- Rebekah Kohli
2008 Recipient - Barbara McCord
Honorable mentions: Mary Crocker, Rebekah Kohli, Margo Santiago
2007 Recipient - Judy Skorek