CMU staff honored for service excellence

2013 Staff Excellence Awards

Central Michigan University will recognize 18 employees Tuesday, Sept. 17, for outstanding service to the university and its students.

Staff members were nominated for the Staff Excellence Award by their peers and colleagues for their exemplary efforts in serving others.

Winners were selected based on their values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence and innovation. Award recipients will receive an honorary plaque and a free senior officer parking pass for a year.

This year’s Service Excellence Award recipients include:

  • Annette Davis, history
  • Barbara Houghton, psychology
  • Brad Wever, Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools
  • Kay Purtill, political science
  • Eron Drake, Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching
  • Jessica Lapp, College of Science and Technology
  • Josh Simon, information technology
  • Karmen Grondin, Student Account Services and University Billing
  • Katie Galinski, facilities management
  • Kerry Harger, communication and dramatic arts
  • Kevin Williams, admissions
  • Kim Gribben, Master of Science in Administration Program
  • Laura Louise Duncan Stermer, Global Campus
  • L. James Stock III, chemistry
  • Lori D. Moon, teacher education and professional development
  • Patti Marie Travioli, biology
  • Rae Marie Barrett, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Thomas R. Smith, facilities management

The Staff Excellence Awards will be presented in the Bovee University Center Rotunda Sept. 17 at 3:30 p.m. For information on the awards click here.