"It has been my pleasure to work with Dr. Marek for the past twelve years at ASU. Marek loves life. He always has the most wonderful enthusiasm--both in celebration and in challenge. He is truly a man of wisdom and compassion. He is always optimistic and encouraging. Dr. Marek is sincerely interested in people. He wants to help. He wants to encourage. He wants to motivate. He wants to share their joy and sadness. He is a person to lean on. He is a person to celebrate with."