2013 Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards (3/28)

FROM: Freeman Hrabowski
Philip Rous

RE: 2013 Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards

We invite you to attend the Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 28, in the University Center Ballroom. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of this year’s campus- and system-wide award recipients.

The doors will open at 12:00 p.m.  for our community to gather and enjoy a light lunch before the event begins at 12:30 p.m.

We will honor the following faculty and staff colleagues, each selected by a committee of peers:

UMBC Presidential Awards

Constantine Vaporis
Professor and Director of Asian Studies Program, History
2013-2016 Presidential Research Award

Manil Suri
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
2013-2016 Presidential Teaching Award

Timothy Lynch
Assistant Director, Summer, Winter and Special Programs
2013-2014 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Professional Staff

Peggy Major
Program Management Specialist, Honors College
2013-2014 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award, Non-Exempt Staff

USM Regents’ Awards

James Grubb
Professor, History
2013 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tülay Adali
Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
2013 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Research Scholarship and Creative Activity

Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg
Professor, Biological Sciences
2013 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Nagaraj K. Neerchal
Professor and Chair, Mathematics and Statistics
2013 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Award for Innovative Excellence

Janet Magruder
Business Manager, Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
2011-2012 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Mission of UMBC

Arlene Wergin
Director, International Education Services
2011-2012 University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Staff Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Mission of UMBC

Jakubik Family Endowment Staff Award

Lee Hawthorne Calizo
Director of Student Life, Student Life Office
2013-2014 Jakubik Family Endowment Staff Award

Release time will be 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.

Again, we hope you will be able to join us for this year’s Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony. We look forward to seeing you.