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Department of Residence staff members honored for excellence

Department of Residence staff members Rosie Lang, Rialto dining manager, and Lyn Redington, director of residence life, received 2012 Staff Excellence Awards, given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.

Lang has worked for UNI dining services for more than 26 years. In her time at dining services, Lang has actively participated in the development, implementation and improvement of two residential dining renovations, hired and trained thousands of employees, and enthusiastically welcomed students, staff and guests to UNI. Nominators noted her enthusiasm and her commitment to personal and professional development.
Redington is known for her dedication and skilled organization as the director of residence life. Redington oversees a community of more than 4,300 students, and her nominators note her tireless work and the great impact she has on students. She recently returned from a project in South Africa, where she helped teach housing professionals how to excel in their profession.

The awards are presented annually to staff members who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions to UNI during their careers. Recipients are nominated by their colleagues and peers.