Hernandez Named September Staff of the Month

September 30, 2016

Oster Hernandez has been recognized as College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Staff of the Month for September.

Hernandez has been with CWI since February 2014. He is currently an Enrollment Advisor and was previously in the Assessment Center. Hernandez has an Associate of Arts degree in Communication and a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Marketing and Sales. He is currently seeking a master’s degree in Human Resource Development at Idaho State University.

Hernandez was nominated for displaying the core values; Serving all in an Atmosphere of Caring and Respecting the Dignity of Opinions. His nomination noted, “Oster is very knowledgeable and always willing to help. Oster does a lot of recruiting at high schools and has students remember him by name, years later. He has a very open and approachable personality that makes a lasting impression on students. Oster is always willing to listen. He will never tell you, you are wrong or force his opinions on you. Oster is well loved by the majority of people he meets, and they remember him and his personality. He has a way of getting people excited about going back to school and that will be passed on through families because word of mouth is the best advertisement.”

He has two daughters and a son, with two grandchildren on the way. A fun fact about him is that he loves music, especially hip-hop.

Please join us in congratulating Oster on this honor.

Honorable Mention for September:
Jennifer Wind
Autumn Brackley