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Join the celebration

 UMBC Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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

Sarah Shin, Professor of Education and Special Assistant to the Provost for Academic Initiatives
2017–2020 Presidential Research Professor

Marc Zupan, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Mechanical Engineering
2017–2020 Presidential Teaching Professor

Wendy Martin, Director, Office of Technology Development
2017–2018 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Professional Staff

Amir-Ali Shahegh, Accounting Associate, Residential Life
2017–2018 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Non-Exempt Staff

University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Awards

Katherine Seley-Radtke, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2017 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship And Creative Activity

Donald Snyder, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communication Studies
2017 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Awards

Paul Dillon, Deputy Chief of Police
2015-2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Mission of UMBC

Denise Atkinson, Executive Administrative Assistant, Graduate School
2015-2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Mission of UMBC

Mildred Homa, Research Administrator, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
2015-2016 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Effectiveness and Efficiency

Jakubik Family Endowment Staff Award

Janet McGlynn, Director of Communication and Outreach, emerita, Office of Undergraduate Education
2016-2017 Jakubik Family Endowment Staff Award

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

Abigail Granger, Program Management Specialist, Media and Communication Studies
2016-2017 Karen L. Wensch Endowment Award for Outstanding Non-Exempt Staff

Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement

Kevin Eckert, Professor and Chair, Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration and Policy and Director, Health Administration and Policy
2016-2017 Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement