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Distinction Awards

2009 Distinction Award Ceremony and List of Winners



WELCOME

Kathe Cronin
Vice President, Human Resources

Michael Baenen
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

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NOMINATION PROCESS

Reflections from the Selection Committee

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APPRECIATION

Lawrence S. Bacow
President

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The Extra Mile Award, for exceptional customer service


PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

Jamshed Bharucha, Provost and Senior Vice President

  • Christopher J. Candiello, Staff, Operations [ Read citation ]
  • Gabriella Goldstein, Staff, European Center [ Read citation ]
  • Nancy Iovanni, Staff, Arts and Sciences [ Read citation ]
  • Mari Anne Paraskevas, Staff, University Advancement [ Read citation ]
  • Mugar Café Team, Staff [ Read citation ]
    • Jose Cazeau
    • Linda DeSimone
    • Dante R. Goytizolo
    • Linda M. McDonald
    • Giovanna Scrivo
    • Constane Vincent

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The Change Agent Award, for creating new opportunities for innovation


PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

Mary R. Jeka, Vice President for University Relations

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The Bridge Builder Award, for bringing out the best in others


PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

Brian K. Lee, Vice President for University Advancement

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The Unsung Hero Award, for accomplishing the extraordinary every day


PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

Patricia L. Campbell, Executive Vice President

  • Lynne Ausman, Faculty, Friedman [ Read citation ]
  • Gayle Grant, Staff, Arts and Sciences [ Read citation ]
  • Richard Harding, Staff, Cummings [ Read citation ]
  • Gerard F. Sheehan, Staff, Fletcher [ Read citation ]
  • Facilities Ground Support Team, Staff [ Read citation ]
    • Patrick Ahearn
    • Jesse Carreiro
    • John Fairweather
    • Ken Ferrante
    • Kenneth A. Longo
    • Michael Madden
    • Jack Ng
    • Timothy O'Brien
    • Joseph F. Pacheco
    • Philip Ruggiero
    • Michael T. Salami
    • Edward G. Stiffler
    • Robert A. Ventura, Jr.

[ Read full citations for each winner ]


Photos by Joanie Tobin, University Photography

This story originally ran on June 9, 2008.