Morningside College has presented its 2013 Thomas S. Thompson Staff Excellence Awards to Tim Jager, athletics director; Kirk Johnson, physical plant director; Steve Ryan, head football coach; Joe Stabile, maintenance; Sherry Swan, administrative assistant; and Suzi Taylor, custodian. Johnson also was named staff employee of the year.
Morningside College has become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
Morningside College has awarded its 2013 Sharon Walker Faculty Excellence Awards to Dr. Kimberly Christopherson, associate professor of psychology; Dr. Heather Reid, professor of philosophy and Dr. Jill Wilson, assistant professor of music.
The College Database website ranks Morningside College as one of the top ten colleges in Iowa for teacher education.The website ranks Morningside sixth on a list of the 26 public and private colleges and universities in Iowa that awarded the most education degrees during the 2012 academic year.
Morningside College has named Tyson Foods executive Chris Benson of Dakota Dunes, S.D., as director of the college’s new Applied Agricultural and Food Studies Program.