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Pamela Cox named March Traditions of Excellence Award
Release Date Friday, March 28, 2014

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 28, 2014) – Pamela Cox, program assistant, Department of Environmental & Atmospheric Sciences, has been named the Traditions of Excellence Award recipient for March 2014.

“Pam goes over and above what is expected to encourage them [students] in their studies and to finish their degree work. She monitors our accounts faithfully and makes sure we manage our resources wisely. … She knows how to get things done on this campus. She is also ready to volunteer for many campus activities,” nominators said.

Cox will receive her certificate at the April 17 career service general membership meeting.

The Career Service Council, in conjunction with the President’s Office selects TEA recipients based on performance of assigned duties at a high level or above and beyond expectations, initiative taken to promote the concept of successful job completion and promotion of a positive working relationship with students, faculty and staff.


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