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Join the celebration

 UMBC Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

University Center Ballroom, 12–1 p.m.

(lunch served following the ceremony)

Release time is granted for employees to take part in this event, and everyone is encouraged to attend. All campus offices will remain open and services should continue to be offered. Supervisors and staff are asked to work together to coordinate staffing.

This year we are honoring the following members of the campus community, each selected by a committee of peers:

 

Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards

Calla Thompson, Associate Professor, Visual Arts, Photography
2016–2019 Presidential Teaching Professor

Kevin Omland, Professor, Biological Sciences
2016–2019 Presidential Research Professor

Beth Wells, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
2016–2017 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Professional Staff

Stephen Slowe, Electronic Locksmith, Residential Life
2016–2017 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Non-Exempt Staff

University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Awards

Anne Spence, Professor of the Practice, Mechanical Engineering
2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service

Rebecca A. Adelman, Associate Professor, Media and Communication Studies
2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

Upal Ghosh, Professor, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering
2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Awards

Marsha Velli, Accounting Associate, Imaging Research Center
2014-2015 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Awards for Effectiveness and Efficiency

Michele Kimery, Executive Administrative Assistant, Human Resources
2014-2015 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Mission of UMBC

Jakubik Family Endowment Staff Award
Karen L. Wensch Endowment Award for Outstanding
 Non-Exempt Staff

Barbara Ann Smith, Administrative Assistant II, Office of Undergraduate Education
2015-2016 Karen L. Wensch Endowment Award for Outstanding Non-Exempt Staff

Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement

Shawn Bediako, Associate Professor, Psychology
2015-2016 Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement