OTTAWA — During their May 2014 Annual Conference and Business
Meeting, the Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) named Jill
Collet as Educator of the Year. Jill is an Assistant Professor,
Educator, in the Division of Professional Practice & Experiential
Learning at the University of Cincinnati (UC).
In this position,
she is responsible for teaching, advising, and managing the biomedical
engineering cooperative education (co-op) program. Jill was recognized
for her commitment to OCEA holding various positions on the executive
board since 2008. Under her leadership, the biomedical engineering co-op
program has grown by over 30%, she has also held key roles in regional
professional organizations and internal committees, including
curriculum, professional standards review, and training for a recent
software rollout. In the community, she involved in the St. George
Interfaith Food Pantry, Give Back Beyond Cincinnati, and St. Monica-St.
A 2001 Ottawa-Glandorf High School graduate, Jill
holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and a Master of Public Health, both
from UC. She is the daughter of Tim & Jean Collet, Glandorf, and
granddaughter of Betty Maag, Leipsic.