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BVM Core Value Award

Hicks, Samantha

The BVM Core Value Award is presented to a current full-time member of the faculty, staff, or administration who strongly exemplifies the BVM Core Values of Freedom, Education, Charity, and Justice, as well as the quest for self-knowledge and the application of knowledge for the greater good.

This year’s Clarke University BVM Core Value Award was presented to:

Samantha Hicks, MSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Field Education

Here is an excerpt from the nomination for this year’s recipient:

“She continually goes above and beyond what is expected to meet the needs of Clarke students. She volunteers to drive students to the airport, takes them to doctor appointments, makes meals for the football team, coordinates, seeks funding and staffs CULinked, coordinates CUpboard, provides major assistance to the clothing drive and give-away; she teaches Navigator, registers and advises open majors, coordinates the annual interdisciplinary conference, and more.”


Previous Recipients

Cathy Stierman, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education 2022
Ellen Spencer, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 2021
Mary Gitau, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2020
Sean Bradley, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, 2019
Deann Petitgout, MA, Instructor of Athletic Training, Director of Compass, 2018
Rachel Daack, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, 2017
Bill Kochendorfer, Safety and Security, 2016
Kathy Ternes, Bookstore, 2015
Mary Ellen Herbst, Receptionist, 2014
Helen Black, Institutional Advancement, 2013
Darrell Deutmeyer, Facilities, 2012
Bill O’Dell, PT, DHS, OCS, MBA, Cert.DN, Professor of Physical Therapy, 2011
Lorie Murphy, Counselor, 2010