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  • Salt Lake Community College TRIO SSS Outstanding Campus Partner Award


  • International Writing Centers Association Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award, October 31, 2014
  • TYCA West Service Award, October 11, 2014


  • All-Star Community Writing Center Advisory Board Member


  • Ron Maxwell Award for Distinguished Leadership in Promoting the Collaborative Learning Practices of Peer Tutors in Writing
  • TYCA West Service Award


  • SLCC Student Life & Leadership Recognition for Support of Student Clubs
  • SLCC Innovation of the Year Award (Writing Certificate of Completion)


  • Utah Campus Compact Civically Engaged Staff Member
  • International Writing Centers Association Recognition of Service


  • International Writing Centers Association Summer Institute Leader Recognition


  • SLCC Outstanding Staff Award


  • TYCA West Service Award


  • SLCC President's Writers and Creative Works Award


  • SLCC Disability Resource Center Recognition of Dedication to Students with Disabilities
  • SLCC Outstanding Staff Award


  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Utah
  • Cum Laude, University of Utah


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