In what has become a campus tradition to kick off the start of spring semester, President Karen Haynes honored eight faculty and staff for their outstanding service and achievements at the Faculty/Staff Award Reception. The annual event celebrates the outstanding performance of faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to advance the University and to assist our valued students.

This year's honorees are:

Candace Bee: Employee of the YearAnna Flemming: Employee of the YearSally-Jo Divis: Ernest and Leslie Zomalt Outstanding Service AwardMarth Stoddard Holmes: Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor AwardMarshall Whittlesey: President’s Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation and ExcellenceSharon Hamill: President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Service LeadershipMerryl Goldberg: President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative ActivityKlaus Schryen: President's Outstanding Award for Outstanding Lecturer

Pictured above from left to right: Dr. Marshall Whittlesey, Dr. Sharon Hamill, Dr. Martha Stoddard Holmes, Candace Bebee, Anna Fleming, Sally-Jo Divis and Dr. Merryl Goldberg. Not pictured is Klaus Schryen.