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Bellevue University’s Jerome (JR) Richardson Receives Ethics Award For His Dedication to Veterans

Jerome (JR) Richardson

Jerome (JR) Richardson was awarded the Ethical Leadership and Service Award as determined by Bellevue University’s Ethical Insights Committee during the faculty meeting held in December.

Richardson is the Director of the Military Veteran Services Center (MVSC) for Bellevue University. He played an instrumental part in the development and opening of the Center in 2012. Over the years, Richardson has actively engaged in community outreach to help establish a variety of services dedicated to help not only Bellevue University student veterans, but all veterans in the community, regardless of their status. He is a tireless advocate for the ethical treatment of all veterans. He has spearheaded several community projects serving veterans, including: Douglas County Veterans Court, Sarpy County Mental Health Diversion and many others.

The MVSC is located on the campus of Bellevue University at 2108 Harvell Circle in Bellevue, Nebraska. To learn more about the MVSC, contact the Center at 1.866.676.3614 or mvsc@bellevue.edu.

Ethical Insights is a faculty-driven initiative which fosters the teaching and learning of ethics across the colleges at Bellevue University. The ethics award is given to a community member or student for outstanding leadership in ethics as demonstrated by professional and community service.

Previous winners of the Ethical Leadership and Service Award include:

2020 — Beth Riley

2019 — Katherine (KC) Noble

2018 — Pete Heineman

2017 — Gina Ponce

2016 — Mike Livergood

2015 — Dr. Jon Kayne

2014 — Rabbi Pesach Lerner

2013 – Frank Kumar

2012 – Dr. Robert Saniuk

2011 – Prof. Del Stites