Two ME Staff Honored with University Awards

April 20, 2022

Two staff members in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jennifer Horsak and Kelly Frazer, have been honored with university awards for their exemplary service to UT Austin.

 

jennifer horsak

Jennifer Horsak, Financial Analyst in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected for the 2022 President’s Outstanding Staff Award. Jennifer has been at UT Austin for nearly 10 years and has become an invaluable part of the department, managing the financial team and overseeing all departmental accounts. The President's Outstanding Staff Awards Program recognizes thirty non-teaching UT Austin employees who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success of the university.

 

kelly frazer

Kelly Frazer, Academic Advising Coordinator for the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, has won the 2022 Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising. Kelly has been with UT Austin for over eight years and since that time has made a significant impact on her students. The Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising was created in 1992 and recognizes individuals who improve students’ overall experience at UT Austin through outstanding advising. Students nominate academic advisors from across campus and a student selection committee determines the recipients. Kelly shares this award with five other outstanding advisors and is the only recipient from the Cockrell School of Engineering.