President's Awards for Excellence

Previous Recipients

2017

Human Relations

  • Kelly Burcham (classified)
  • Will Jones (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Lisa Burke (classified)
  • Tim Littell (unclassified)

Service

  • Mia Honaker (classified)
  • Wray VanVoorhis (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Wright State Police Department Crime Prevention Unit

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Social Media Managers Group

Spirit of Innovation

  • Harolynn Williams (unclassified)

2016

Human Relations

  • Sheri Penwell (classified)
  • Sarah Cicora (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Judy Grant (classified)
  • Chris Roberts (unclassified)

Service

  • Cindy Riley (classified)
  • Jason Bickford (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

Move-In Day: Jennifer Attenweiler, Dan Bertsos, Gina Birdsall, Steven Brown, Ashley Collein, John Crawford, Kimberly Dancer, Lisa Eizenga, John Harris, Brian Jackson, Mandi Lancaster, Shana Mason, Dave Mooring, Kate Page, Lynn Pitsinger, Mark Queen, Carol Rader, Jill Rarick, Wisnu Sugiarto, Wray VanVoorhis, Mariann Weiss, and Caitlin Zech

Outstanding Collaborative Units

ArtsGala Internal Committee: Advancement; College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office; Department of Art and Art History; Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures; School of Music; and Event Services

Spirit of Innovation

  • Nathan Seim (classified)

2015

Human Relations

  • Joyce Smith (classified)
  • Jim Hannah (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Kim Sierschula (classified)
  • Jackie Frederick (unclassified)

Service

  • Avery Deal (classified)
  • Victoria Oleen

Outstanding Unit

  • Lake Campus

Spirit of Innovation

  • Beth Stanze-Tate (classified)
  • Mark Anderson (unclassified)
  • Veterans Voices

2014

Human Relations

  • Sandy Musick (classified)
  • Seth Gordon (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Kurt Holden (classified)
  • Sandi Holdheide (unclassified)

Service

  • Sharon Wik (classified)
  • Valita Wilhoite (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Design and Technical Theatre

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • LEAP, UCIE and WSIG

Spirit of Innovation Award

  • Claudia Espinoza

2013

Human Relations

  • Kym Sellers (classified)
  • Alysoun Taylor-Hall (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Kim Hudson (classified)
  • Bill Palmer (unclassified)

Service

  • Ryan Fullenkamp (classified)
  • Kary Brigger(unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Interlibrary Loan

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Rowdy 500

Spirit of Innovation Award

  • Raidersgiving
  • Becky Valekis (classified)

2012

Human Relations

  • Mary Zurawka (classified)
  • Daisy Stieger (unclassified)

Leadership

  • James Storm (classified)
  • Javan Conley (unclassified)

Service

  • Tammy Boatman (classified)
  • Beverly Grunden (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit Award

  • Counseling and Wellness

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR)

Spirit of Innovation Award

  • Aaron Skira

2011

Human Relations

  • Patsy Baker (classified)
  • Jeffrey Cowgill (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Lori Metivier (classified)
  • Barbara Bullock (unclassified)

Service

  • Mark Bogard (classified)
  • Katie Deedrick (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit Award

  • Statistical Consulting Center (SCC)

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • The Service-Learning and Student Activities Committee (SLASAC)

Spirit of Innovation Award

  • Beth Anderson

2010

Human Relations

  • Julia Williams (classified)
  • Cheryl Hutchinson (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Bryan Vest (classified)
  • Amber Vlasnik (unclassified)

Service

  • Edward Depp (classified)
  • Nycia Bolds (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Office of Internal Controls and Audit Services

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Dual Enrollment Program—Registrar, Bursar, and Admissions at the Dayton and Lake Campuses; Dayton campus Departments of English and Modern Languages, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science; and the Lake Campus Departments of Economics, English, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering Technology

Spirit of Innovation

  • Staff Development Day—Classified and Unclassified Staff Advisory Councils

2009

Human Relations

  • Sandy Haskin (classified)
  • Charles Long (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Fran Keeley (classified)
  • Jacqueline Neal (unclassified)

Service

  • Tami Smith (classified)
  • Sherron Henry (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Student Health Services

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • The Second Mile Group

Spirit of Innovation

  • Wingerd Service Dog Park

2008

Human Relations

  • Vicky Torch (classified)
  • Bruce Stiver (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Carla Lachecki (unclassified)

Service

  • Curt Pederson (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • South Campus Maintenance, Physical Plant

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Computing and Telecommunications Services
  • Admissions
  • Articulation & Transfer
  • Registrar

2007

Human Relations

  • Joanne Ballmann (classified)
  • Tonya Mathis (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Robert Frey (classified)
  • Jennifer Penick (unclassified)

Service

  • Janice Hartzell (classified)
  • Alex Pittman (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Office of Student Union
  • Event Services
  • Campus Recreation

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • CECS, University College, and University Honors Program

2006

Human Relations

  • Rayann Brown (classified)
  • Leona Gray (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Cheryl Little (classified)
  • Denise Thomas Robinow (unclassified)

Service

  • Micki Stamps (classified)
  • Jerry Hensley (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Student Technology Assistance Center

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Ambassador Program to Costa Rica
  • Department of English Language and Literatures
  • Department of Modern Languages
  • University Center for International Education
  • University Honors Program

2005

Human Relations

  • Diane Ponder (classified)
  • Tamara Jones (unclassified)

Leadership

  • Mary Alspaugh (classified)
  • Kitty Friedman (unclassified)

Service

  • Karen Bobbett (classified)
  • Bill Shepard (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Printing Services

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Rowdy Round Town and A Night at the Rowdy's: University Advancement; Department of Art and Art History; Athletics; Event Services; Center for Teaching and Learning; Planning, Engineering and Construction; Environmental Safety; Physical Plant; Ervin J. Nutter Center; and Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

2004

Human Relations

  • Carole Staruch (classified)
  • Ellen Friese (unclassified)

Service

  • Mary Sparks (classified)
  • Stanford Baddley (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Budget Planning and Resource Analysis

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Raj Soin College of Business and Community Health

Spirit of Innovation

  • Pamela Wallace-Stroble (unclassified)

2003

Human Relations

  • Mary Jean Henry (classified)
  • Stephanie Ours (unclassified)

Service

  • Kenneth Bozeman (classified)
  • Paul Newman (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Special Collection Archives, University Libraries

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Planning, Engineering & Construction, Business Services, Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, Student Union, Residence Services, Office of Disability Services, Faculty Senate, Student Government, Physical Plant, Plant Operations and Maintenance, and Environmental Services

Spirit of Innovation

  • Thomas Bazzoli (unclassified)

2002

Human Relations

  • Charles Beckley (classified)
  • Mai T. Nguyen (unclassified)

Service

  • Joanie Gahris (classified)
  • Thomas R. Brookey (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Department of Educational Leadership

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • First Year Coordinating and Advisory Council (FYCAC) (Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, University College)

Spirit of Innovation

  • Renee Harber (classified)
  • John L. Bale (unclassified)

2001

Human Relations

  • Dorothy A. (Dot) Fay (classified)
  • John C. Siehl (unclassified)

Service

  • Angela M. Brookey (classified)
  • Patricia G. Howard (unclassified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Horizons in Medicine

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Art and Art History, Music, Theatre Arts, Conferences and Events, and University Advancement

Spirit of Innovation

  • Sueanne L. (Sue) Artz (classified)
  • Douglas N. Kaylor (unclassified)

2000

Human Relations

  • Mary Katherine (Katie) Deedrick (unclassified)
  • Cherri Thompson (classified)

Service

  • Eugene Paul Hern (unclassified)
  • Marsha Jones (classified)

Outstanding Unit

  • Lake Campus

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • College of Education and Human Services Student Support Offices

Spirit of Innovation

  • Lisa May (unclassified)
  • Cathy Yost (classified)

1999

  • Willie A. Boyd
  • Joyce Howes
  • Scott Kissell
  • Giorgio McBeath
  • Netty Yount

Outstanding Unit

  • Women's Studies

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Biological Sciences/Disability Services/Teacher Education

1998

  • Linda Blatz
  • Roberta Boyd
  • Kelli Zaytoun Byrne
  • Barbara Gamstetter
  • Robert Grant
  • Brian Maxwell
  • Leanne Moeller
  • Emmett Orr
  • Holly Rabith
  • Gloria Sickles
  • Cindy VanZant
  • Yvonne Wyrick

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • CaTS, Residence Services

1997

  • Theresa Miller
  • Michael Montag
  • Paula Price
  • Nils R. Bull Young

Outstanding Unit

  • Weekend Intervention Program

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Computing & Telecommunications Services with University Libraries

Special Recognition Award

  • Jacqueline McMillan

1996

  • Deborah Cowles
  • Jane Dockery
  • David Fautheree
  • Dale Goubeaux
  • Faye Kesner
  • Becky Summer

Outstanding Unit

  • Pre-College Programs

Special Recognition Award

  • Lillie Howard

1995

  • Richard Johnson
  • Robert Michel
  • Michael O'Meara
  • Susan Rice
  • Deborah Sargent
  • Deborah Vetter

Outstanding Unit

  • Division of Human Biology

Outstanding Collaborative Units

  • Division of Community Programs, Department of Modern Languages & International Studies Program; International Exchange & Study Abroad Programs, Corporacion de Desarrollo y Energia, Universidad de la Frontera