On the 7th of September,  Dr. Tatjana Rundek was bestowed with the prestigious 2023 Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award. This remarkable recognition serves as a testament to Dr. Rundek’s unwavering commitment to mentorship, a quality that has not only shaped the lives of those she has guided but also contributed significantly to the advancement of her field. It is with great pleasure and heartfelt admiration that we extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Rundek for this well-deserved accomplishment. Her dedication to fostering the growth and development of future professionals in her discipline is truly commendable and exemplifies the pinnacle of excellence in mentorship. This award not only reflects her individual achievement but also stands as a beacon of inspiration for the academic community at large. We applaud Dr. Tatjana Rundek’s outstanding mentorship and look forward to witnessing the continued positive impact she will undoubtedly have on her mentees and the broader academic community.