Newsmakers

Newsmakers


Judy Jax
, a professor in the department of human development, family living, and community educational services, recently received a National Leader Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. This award identifies and honors people who have made significant contributions to the profession and association through their involvement with AAFCS. Jax received the Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Leader Award in 1994. She was nominated for the National Award by that association.

Wayne Nero, business, has received the UW-Stout Outstanding Educator Award from the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce. Selection is based on voting by students at the SSA spring elections. The award was presented to Nero at the Chamber's annual Student/Educator Recognition Banquet, which also recognized the university's top 25 students.

UW-Stout went to the east coast to select it's first women's soccer coach. Lisa Petrucelli, interim head coach at NCAA division 1 University of Maine-Orono last season, will build the first-year program beginning this fall. Petrucelli is finishing her graduate work in Sports Management. A center midfielder for four years at Smith College in Northhampton, Mass., Petrucelli was a graduate assistant coach at the University of Maryland for two years and an assistant coach at the University of New England-Biddeford for a season.

Donna Weber has been named Affirmative Action Officer at UW-Stout. Weber, a member of UW-Stout's psychology department, began her duties Aug. 1. She received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and psychology from Viterbo College in 1964; and a master of education degree in professional development from UW-Stout in 1987. Weber has taught at UW-Stout since 1984. She has previous experience in accounting, human resources and public relations; and was an employment interviewer and counselor for the Minnesota State Employment Service.

Outlook Fall '95