Marsha VanNahmen has been named the Employee of the Quarter at IUPUC for quarter one. Since the beginning of 2016, IUPUC has recognized an employee every quarter for contributions made that go above and beyond regular work responsibilities.
Since joining IUPUC as the assistant director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in 2006, VanNahmen has strived to provide students the tools to succeed both in college and as they move forward into their careers. In her role, she continually works to bring relevant and meaningful training and workshop opportunities to both the IUPUC and Ivy Tech faculty and staff through her work with the Gateway Community of Practice, the Gateway Fellows, Growth Mindset programming, Civic Lab, National Equity Project, IUPUC Diversity Council as well as book reads and other programs.
As a member of the IUPUC committee for faculty development, VanNahmen participates in grant writing, most recently obtaining a second FACET Mini-Grant, as well as a Welcoming Grant to enhance IUPUC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. She also serves on joint committees between IUPUC, Ivy Tech, and the Community Education Coalition in the planning and development of student resource guides, grant-writing, and space/center development in the Columbus Learning Center.