Chancellor’s University Staff Excellence Awards

2018 Gladys Cataract and Kay Corey

Gladys Cataract

Gladys Cataract, custodian in UWRF’s Hathorn Hall received the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for University Staff.

Gladys has been with the university since 2012 and puts her students at the center of everything she does.

Gladys takes great pride in working with and caring for what has been described as her “adopted” family, numbering approximately 185 UWRF students.

Those nominating Gladys for this special award remarked consistently on her work ethic and the care she demonstrates for the students living in Hathorn Hall.

Kay Corey 

Kay Corey, Dean’s assistant in the College of Education and Professional Studies, is the recipient of the 2018 Chancellor’s award for University Staff.

Having been with UW-River Falls for ten years, Kay’s commitment to professionalism and exceeding standards were common themes in the nominations received for this award.

As well as her being a “joy to work with” Kay received kudos for being “organized, reliable and dependable…providing all departments and programs within CEPS exceptional support, guidance, expertise and service.”

Nominators described Kay as courteous and respectful, modeling integrity and ethical behavior, regularly willing to set aside her work to help others with theirs – humbly and without fanfare.

One nominator even said that it is Kay who keeps the college running.

Kay excels at her job and provides significant contributions to the university, making her a fine recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

Thank you and congratulations, Kay!