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Spring 2019 Presidential Excellence Award Recipients

All winners will be recognized at the Presidential Awards Ceremony Luncheon during the 2020 Professional Development Forum.

Presidential Excellence Award - Administrative & Professional

First Place: Megan Kuehner, Director, Graduate School

Second Place: Claritza Day, Senior Project Manager, Information Technology Services

Nominee: K. Dianna White, Senior Buyer, Procurement Services

Presidential Quality Customer Service Award

Winner: Academic Advising, College of Arts & Sciences


  • Office of Planning and Budget, Administration & Finance
  • Procurement Services, Administration & Finance
  • Student-Athlete Center for Excellence, Athletics

Presidential SPOT Award

Award Winners:

  • Karla Calliste-Edgar, Coordinator Budgets, Telephone Services
  • Lauren Chartier, Office Manager, Political Science and Public Administration
  • Sheresa Divens, Coordinator, Residence Life Programming
  • Ryan Duzon, Assistant Director, Admissions Processing/Enrollment Services
  • Gaea Holt, Senior Buyer, Procurement Services
  • Delores Irvin, Office Manager, Public Health
  • Loraine Morgan, Office Manager, Physics
  • Geoff Whittaker, IT Security Engineer, Information Technology Security


  • Tamra Conner, Office Manager, Art and Design
  • Eric Dickey, Associate Director, Procurement Services
  • Lisa Green, Custodial Worker, Physical Facilities
  • Amy Lehnoff, Strategic Sourcing Analyst, Procurement Services
  • Jenny Neidhardt, Office Manager, Chemistry
  • Monica Stam, Assistant Director, Student Financial Services