Pasko, Bordeaux receive May Peer Awards


Huntington, Ind.—Recipients of the Huntington University Peer Award for the month of May are Margaret Pasko and Dr. Bill Bordeaux.

Shelia Hacker, left, passes the Peer Award to Margaret Pasko, right.
Shelia Hacker, assistant director of financial services, passed the award to Margaret Pasko. Pasko is the administrative assistant to the vice president for student development and has been with the University for 11 years.

“I appreciate all of the countless hours Margaret has spent working on the compliance issues regarding the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System,” said Hacker. “Margaret spent many hours reading federal regulations and attending a week-long training seminar so that Huntington University can better serve our international students. Thanks, Margaret, for your servant heart and your willingness to take on this added responsibility.”

Susie Burson passes the Peer Award to Dr. Bill Bordeaux.
Susie Burson, instructor in education, passed her award to Bill Bordeaux. Bordeaux is professor of chemistry and has been at Huntington for 19 years.

“From the day my family moved to Huntington, Bill has been a blessing to us,” said Burson. “He and his wife welcomed us to Huntington and made us feel like we belonged. He also served as my faculty mentor during my first year of service at Huntington and has been a consistent source of support through many collaborative efforts.

“He has never turned down my request for assistance and has contributed significantly to the success of several interdepartmental projects to build community and school relationships with the University,” Burson added. “I really appreciate Bill for his kindness and support recently and over the last four years.”

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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