WSU Faculty and Staff Recognized for Commitment to Students

Wheeler Named President of Professional Association

Weber State University's Pat Wheeler has been elected president of the Rocky Mountain Association of Colleges and Employers. She assumed her new duties at the RMACE annual conference held in Sun Valley, Idaho. The non-profit, incorporated professional association provides a link between higher education and the employers of college graduates. With more than 200 members, the association works to find employment for the graduates of colleges and universities located within the region and improve the selection of these graduates.
 Wheeler has 24 years of experience in career services. She serves as the Career and Employment Advisor for the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and WSU's Coordinator of Corporate Recruiting for Career Services.

CONTACT: Pat Wheeler, 801-626-6393

Dental Hygiene Professor Receives Student Advisor of the Year Award

 The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) named Weber State University dental hygiene professor Frances McConaughy the winner of the 2004 ADHA Student Advisor Award. The award honors student advisors who exhibit excellence in both the encouragement of student involvement in the Student American Dental Hygienists' Association and their involvement with ADHA. McConaughy received $1,000 and a commemorative award during the ADHA annual meetings held in Dallas earlier this summer.

CONTACT: Frances McConaughy, dental hygiene professor, 801-626-6829


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