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Naquela KirkIn recognition of her outstanding dedication and contributions, Naquela Kirk has been named the February Employee of the Month by UAB Student Affairs. As the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, Kirk has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the Division of Student Affairs, embodying its core values of accountability, collaboration, equity and inclusion, excellence, innovation, integrity, and well-being.

What nominators said about Naquela Kirk:

Nominators praised Kirk for her exemplary work ethic, consistently meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations. She actively fosters a collaborative and inclusive work environment, advocating for marginalized communities and promoting diversity initiatives within the department. Kirk's commitment to excellence is evident in her high-quality results, exemplified through her involvement in various events such as the Coming Out on the Green and the Camille Armstrong Scholarship Step Show.

Furthermore, Kirk embraces innovation, seeking creative solutions to challenges and upholding ethical standards with integrity, even in difficult situations. She prioritizes the well-being of herself and her colleagues, promoting a healthy work-life balance and supporting initiatives aimed at enhancing mental and physical health.

Overall, Naquela Kirk's dedication to embodying the values of UAB Student Affairs makes her a valuable asset to the Marketing and Communications office and the Division, exemplifying the qualities of an exemplary employee.