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Student Employee Recognition

National Student Employment Week: April 11-15, 2022

Each year, colleges and universities from across the country join together to recognize their Student Employees’ contributions during National Student Employment Week.

Here at Tulane, over 46% of our workforce is comprised of student employees, they play a key role in Tulane’s ability to offer educational, research, and operational excellence. Student employees serve as a supplemental workforce that perform invaluable services with enthusiasm, dedication, and innovation.

All schools, colleges, and departments are strongly encouraged to take some time to thank their student employees for their hard work and let them know that their efforts are valued.
Please download our Student Employment Recognition Guide for more information on how to participate in National Student Employment Week.

Student Employment Awards: A highlight of National Student Employment Week are the annual Student Employment Awards competition.

The Undergraduate and Graduate Student Employee of the Year awards are given to students who have made a positive impact on the university and demonstrated exceptional reliability, quality of work, initiative, and professionalism. 

The Student Employee Supervisor of the Year award is presented to one Faculty or Staff employee who has made a positive impact on the university and demonstrated mentorship, empowerment, student advocacy, and Tulane values.

2022 Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year: Elizabeth Romantz-Elizabeth (Ellie) is pursuing a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology and has worked in Campus Health since August 2020

2022 Graduate Student Employee of the Year: Alyssa Hiarker-Alyssa is a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology student and Graduate Assistant at the SPHTM

2022 Student Supervisor of the Year: Mary Hicks-Mary is a Senior Program Coordinator in the office of in the Freeman Study Abroad & Exchange at the Freeman School of Business

Past Award Recipients

Nominations for the 2023 Student Employment Awards will open in February 2023.