Outstanding Staff Awards

Five receive 2017 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The SMU Faculty Senate honored five staff members for outstanding performance with 2017 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The honors were presented during the Senate’s last meeting of the 2016-17 academic year on Wednesday, May 3.

This year’s winners:

  • James Dees, Graduate Student Administration, Lyle School of Engineering
  • Pamela Goolsby, Events and Facilities, Perkins School of Theology
  • Teresa Janicki, World Languages and Literatures, Dedman College
  • Carolyn Jeter, Executive Assistant to the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost
  • Sandra Oswalt, Sponsored Projects, Office of Research and Graduate Studies

In addition to the glass trophies presented to each honoree, they received gifts ranging from season tickets to art books to museum memberships, donated by SMU Athletics, the SMU Bookstore, SMU Dining Services, Meadows Museum and the Meadows School of the Arts.

Five win 2013 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The Faculty Senate honored five exemplary SMU staff members with 2013 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards during its last meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, May 1.

In addition to the award, each honoree received a tote bag containing items ranging from season tickets to memberships to logo sportswear. The gifts were donated by SMU Athletics, the SMU Bookstore, SMU Dining Services, Meadows Museum and Meadows Theatre.

This year’s winners:

  • Carole Harris, Music, Meadows School of the Arts
  • Carolyn Harrod, Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences
  • Margaux Montgomery, Economics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences
  • Stephanie Murray, Mechanical Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering
  • Charee Stewart, Philosophy, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

This year, as a campuswide thank-you to the staff, Faculty Senate President Steve Edwards presented dining coupons for RFoC @ Lee to each senator to take a deserving staff member to lunch. In addition, all staff members nominated for the Faculty Senate awards received dining certificates, as well as their nominators.

Nominate staff members for Faculty Senate awards by April 8, 2013

Nominations are due by Monday, April 8, for the 2013 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three exemplary University staff members at its final meeting of 2012-13 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom West.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with the following information:

  • Your full name, department and position
  • Your nominee’s full name, department and position
  • An explanation of why the nominated staff member deserves to receive the award

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559. Find lists of previous winners at the Faculty Senate Awards and Recognitions page.

Nominate staff members for Faculty Senate awards by April 9, 2012

Nominations are due by Monday, April 9, for the 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The Faculty Senate will present citations and gifts to three outstanding University staff members at its final meeting of 2011-12 at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom West.

Awardees are judged by the Executive Committee of the Senate and decided by the letters and number of votes accompanying them. Additional members of your department should reconfirm the nomination. If you are resubmitting a candidate who has been nominated but not selected in the past, previous letters of recommendation can be retrieved from Faculty Senate files.

To enter an outstanding staff member for consideration, e-mail Faculty Senate Secretary Julie Maynard with the following information:

  • Your full name, department and position
  • Your nominee’s full name, department and position
  • An explanation of why the nominated staff member deserves to receive the award

For more information, contact Julie Maynard, 214-768-3559. Find lists of previous winners at the Faculty Senate Awards and Recognitions page.

Faculty Senate honors five with Outstanding Staff Awards

The Faculty Senate honored five exemplary SMU staffers with 2010 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards at its last meeting of the academic year May 5.

This year’s recipients:

  • Ann Conner, Psychology, Dedman College
  • Sheila Crain, Statistical Science, Dedman College
  • Susana Duarte, English, Dedman College
  • Sharon Hartley, Dean’s Office, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
  • Laurieann Ram-Kern, Chemistry, Dedman College
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