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Volume 16, Number 4 - July 2008

Honors For College Employees

President Curtis hosted the 9th Annual Honors Tea, April 30, which celebrates excellence within the College family by recognizing outstanding performance and service and faculty who have been promoted, as well as staff who participated in the Leadership Institute. Each Presidential Award for Distinguished Service recipient received an engraved award, their name on a presidential plaque and a $1,000 stipend.

Honors For College Employees
The winners of the 2008 Presidential Award for Distinguished Service pictured, from left, are Fred Dukes for Diversity, Scarlette Floyd for Classified/Confidential and Julie Gurner for Faculty. Not pictured is Susan Tobia, who received the Administrator Award.

Faculty members

Faculty members promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor, from left, include Kyung Lee, Kelly McQuain, Kathleen Murphey and, on the far right, Girija Nagaswami. C. Geoffrey Berken, second from right, was promoted from Associate to Full Professor. Not pictured are other honorees, including Leadership Institute graduates Samuel Coleman IV, Lisa Handler, Carol Jewett, Sandra Gonzalez-Torres, Jennifer Sheppard, Tanya Stewart-Austin, Aerie Webb, Bhavesh Bambhrolia, Sarwee Nyankun and Faith Watson. The winners of the 2008 Innovation of the Year Award were Kathleen Smith, David Freeman and Thomas Doyle of the College’s Center for Law and Society.