University of Southern Indiana

Screagle Pride Award

The Screagle Pride Award, created in 2017 and presented annually by the Elevating Spirit Committee, recognizes an employee who embodies the spirit of USI while going above and beyond in their work at the University. Each fall, all employees are encouraged to submit nominations for the award.

2020 Screagle Pride Award Winner - Fourth Annual

Mike Mikulski holds his 2020 Screagle Pride Award

Michael Mikulski
Audio Visual Technician III, Information Technology

“He collaborates with instructors, departments and special events to provide the highest quality technology support,” one of Mikulski’s nominators wrote. “He is always working to assist in any manner that will make the event or classroom instruction the best for students, faculty and staff.”

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2019 Screagle Pride Award Winner - Third Annual

Jeff Sickman holds his 2019 Screagle Pride Award next to President Ronald Rochon and Archie

Jeff Sickman
Controller and Assistant Treasurer, Business Office

“Jeff is an excellent communicator. He is positive about how to solve problems, and he cares to make things better for students, employees and USI overall. There is always a genuine, realistic and hopeful outlook to even a difficult problem when Jeff is involved,” his nominator wrote.

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2018 Screagle Pride Award Winner - Second Annual

Patty Marcum holds her 2018 Screagle Pride Award

Patty Marcum
Instructor in Kinesiology and Sport, Kinesiology and Sport Department

“Patty embodies USI because with each student, faculty/staff, and community member she interacts with she leaves a lasting impression of genuine compassion, caring, and interest in helping,” wrote her nominator, Josh Wildeman, Instructor in Kinesiology and Sport. “She has served as an ambassador for this University for decades and her positive attitude and willingness to give of her time and talents is a testament to her spirit and love of USI.”

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2017 Screagle Pride Award Winner - Inaugural Honoree

Dr. Darrin Sorrells receives the inaugural Screagle Pride Award from USI President Dr. Linda L. M. Bennett

Dr. Darrin Sorrells
Learning Specialist, Academic Skills
Adjunct - Academic Skills, Academic Skills
Adjunct - Liberal Arts, Psychology Department

“His office door is always open and students are frequent visitors. They value his counsel on such topics as graduate school, internships, grades and even personal issues. He listens to them. Our students seek out—and trust—his advice,” one nominator wrote.

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