WIU-QC 2022 Core Worth Award Recipient
December 20, 2022
MOLINE, IL – – Western Illinois College- Quad Cities Pupil Authorities Affiliation President Ashley Danner has been chosen because the recipient of the WIU- Quad Cities Core Values Award for Private Progress.
Danner, a graduate scholar in WIU’s Advertising and Administration program, was offered together with her award on the WIU-QC school and employees vacation celebration. A nameplate shall be displayed on the award board on the third flooring of the Quad Cities Advanced.
The award for Private Progress acknowledges Danner’s management in implementing and increasing WIU-QC’s Pupil Authorities Affiliation.
“Ashley is an especially sort and compassionate particular person,” stated the choice committee. “Her ongoing efforts of her have introduced extra scholar involvement by way of scholar organizations and have performed a key function in taking her Advertising diploma and making use of it to the WIU-QC Pupil Providers division as a graduate assistant.”
Danner started her journey as a scholar employee at WIU within the fall of 2020 and had no intention of getting concerned in scholar organizations. It wasn’t till Pupil Providers Director Curtis Williams and Assistant Director Nicky Fredrichsen inspired her to affix; she took on Chief of Workers for the Pupil Authorities Affiliation within the Fall of 2021.
“Throughout this time, I used to be concerned in a number of occasions throughout campus,” Danner stated. “I began the Anime-Manga Group as a result of we did not have an anime membership for the Quad Cities campus and I needed to have the ability to put collectively a company for college students that had comparable pursuits. The group grew over the yr and a half that it has been lively, and I went from being President of A-MO to being co-advisor alongside Ashley Wilkinson.”
Danner additionally grew to become concerned with Quad Residents Affirming Variety, which is an LGBTQIA+ non-profit group that has an workplace on the WIU-QC campus.
“I had the chance to design their brand and help in working the group’s social media accounts,” Danner stated. “This chance is one thing I am actually grateful for as I have been capable of give again to the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood and be an advocate.”
Danner graduated with a Bachelor of Enterprise diploma in Advertising in Could 2022 and determined to proceed her schooling in Enterprise Administration and tackle a graduate assistantship with Pupil Providers.
“I used to be appointed as President of SGA this semester, and I have been in a position to participate in planning Homecoming, Welcome Week and Handle Your Stress Week and proceed the SGA Pupil Analysis Survey to additional achieve the perception of the coed physique,” stated Danner. “There are a number of different plans for the spring semester that SGA and myself wish to accomplish.
“Progress and alternative really go hand in hand in what I’ve seen on campus from different college students, employees and school. However I feel studying and listening is equally as vital too as I would not have had the chance to develop if I did not.” “I haven’t got the chance to study and pay attention from these round me. These alternatives are so invaluable, and I am ceaselessly grateful for having the ability to have them.”
The 2022-2023 Core Values choice committee consists of Katherine Broughton, Quad Cities College Council; Cameron Ruiz, Council of Administrative Personnel; and Thomas Rosner, Civil Service Workers Council. The committee is convened when nominations are obtained by the Workplace of the Vice President for Quad Cities Campus Operations.
Posted By: Lexi Yoggerst (AJ-Yoggerst@wiu.edu)
Workplace of College Communications & Advertising