College of Professional Studies Award Recipients
Spirit of the College of Professional Studies Award
FRANK P. HORNING, PROF ST '99
New Berlin, Wis.
Frank is a senior vice president at Liturgical Publications Inc., where he has worked since 1979. The family-owned company prints ad-supported bulletins and newsletters for a customer base of 4,000 congregations and 100,000 businesses. The company is developing interactive products as well, which Frank hopes will help churches foster engagement with their parishioners.
Leadership Excellence Award
Ayiesha is a performance review and evaluation manager at the Wisconsin Department of Children & Families. Before that, she was the service excellence director at Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin from 2007-12. She credits her volunteer work and service learning experience as an undergrad with allowing her to experience some of Milwaukee's critical social issues and the leadership studies program for helping her understand how to make businesses, particularly nonprofits, stronger.
Friend of the College of Professional Studies Award
MICHAEL L. BOELTER
Since 2009, Mike has been executive director of Goodwill TalentBridge LLC, a nonprofit organization providing staffing and recruiting solutions to organizations in eastern Wisconsin and the Chicago metropolitan area. He also has served on the College of Professional Studies Advisory Council since 2010.