Michelle joined the Department of Marketing in 1984 as Staff Secretary II. She became the Administrative Coordinator in 2000. Michelle oversees the daily operation of the department and works with the agribusiness majors and students in the Center for Sales Excellence Certificate Program in the College of Business. She has also served on various college and UNL committees, most recently the college's Engagement Committee and Student of the Month Selection Committee.
She has received many awards, including the Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award, KUDOS Award from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, first recipient of the Celebrate College of Business Award, CoB Distinguished Service Award five times, eight CoB Dean’s Coin Awards, SAMBA (Student Agribusiness MBA Club) Faculty/Staff Award, and recognized eight times for Contributions to Students from UNL’s Parents Association and the Teaching Council. Michelle also served as Editorial Assistant to the Journal of Macromarketing.
Michelle is a Notary Public in the College.
Recipient of the 2018-2019, 2011-2012, 2007-2008, 2003-2004 and 1998-1999 Distinguished Service Award from the College of Business, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Recipient of Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students from the Parents Association and the Teaching Council of the University of Nebraska, 2021, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2001, 2000.
Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award, 2015.
The first recipient of the Celebrate College of Business Award, 2014.
Recipient, College of Business Dean's Coin Award, 2014.
Recipient of two College of Business Dean's Coin Award, 2013. (the first recipient to receive multiple coins)
The first recipient of the College of Business Dean's Coin Award, 2012. https://business.unl.edu/outreach/awards/recognitions/
Editorial Assistant, Journal of Macromarketing, 2001-2003.
Recipient of the SAMBA (Student Agribusiness MBA Club) Faculty/Staff Award, 2002-2003.
KUDOS Award, University of Nebraska Board of Regents, May 2000.