CWUNewsNews Student Named 2016 Student Employee of the Year, 19 Apr 2016 14:57:05<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/star/sites/" style="width: 200px; height: 302px;"></p><p><strong>Kendall Lindberg, CWU Senior in the STAR Program was named the 2016 Student Employee of the Year.</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">She currently works as a Peer Health Educator for the Wellness Center and prior to that worked three years for the Academic Advising office.</span></p><p>"Dedicated, fun, hard-working, passionate, responsible, caring, resilient, and helpful are just some of the attributes that come to mind after working with Kendall Lindberg. She always took every assigned task seriously and performed above and beyond her peers. She purposely looked for better ways to assist students and the staff in our office. It was her goal that students leave our office with answers and assured that we sincerely wanted the best for them. Kendall is driven to improve the students' experiences at the university and it shows ever day in the work that she does."</p></p style="text-align: center;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;">STAR Student Serves as Commencement Student Speaker, 12 Jun 2013 09:18:41<p>Graduating senior Matt Payne, who was a Student Transitions and Academic Resources (STAR) student during his four-years at Central—including serving as a STAR peer mentor—was selected as the student speaker for CWU's&nbsp;2013 morning commencement on Saturday, June 8, at Tomlinson Stadium in Ellensburg.</p><p>This is the address he made to the more than 4,000 graduating students, their families, and friends in attendance for that graduation exercise.</p><p><iframe class="youtube-player" frameborder="0" height="390" src="" title="YouTube video player" type="text/html" width="480"></iframe></p>