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Mustang of the Month - March 2021

Mustang of the Month March 2021 Ruth Jones-Santos


Ruth has been nominated for how brilliantly she embodies the Norco Mustang spirit to ensure that students come first. Ruth goes out of her way on a daily basis to be accessible, she is a mentor, trainer, advocate, researcher and above all, a champion for our students. Ruth’s nominator writes, “Ruth is Norco College's #1 foster youth advocate! She has created an equitable and accessible service environment online and through various apps to serve students; serves as a champion to celebrate students and continues to innovate ways to inspire and seek creative solutions for the Phoenix Scholars Program.”

Mustang of the Month is designed to highlight employees that exemplify Norco College's core commitments mentioned below.

Nominations are solicited from Norco College employees. The college president will select a recipient each month whose achievements fit the criteria.

Award recipients will receive corral bucks and college-wide recognition.


Core Commitments 

Access – Be accessible Norco College Be a Mustang Manifesto
Equity – Be equity minded
Student Success – Champion and celebrate student success
Expertise – Be an expert in your field
Mutual Respect – Practice mutual respect with a belief in personal dignity
Collegiality – Be an excellent colleague accepting different perspectives with respect
Inclusiveness – Be inclusive
Integrity – Model integrity by maintaining an open, honest, and ethical space
Quality – Be a person of quality in all things
Environmental Stewardship – Foster environmental responsibility
Innovation – Innovate, inspire & seek creative solutions
Civic Engagement – Engage and listen to the Norco College Community


Nominate TODAY!

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