Florida Tech President Anthony J. Catanese has announced the winners of the 2013 President’s Award for University Excellence. The annual award recognizes faculty and staff contributions to the life of the university beyond regular duties of employment. This year, 31 faculty and staff members were honored.
“I’m very impressed with this year’s winners,” Catanese said. “They go above and beyond their normal responsibilities, and we are a better university community for their efforts.”
Award nominations are accepted as part of a collaborative process. Each winner receives a letter of congratulations from President Catanese and a cash award.
The 2013 winners are: Bill Arrasmith, Engineering Systems; Marc Baarmand, Physics and Space Sciences; Monica Baloga, Institutional Compliance; Daniel Batcheldor, Physics and Space Sciences; William Battin, DMES; Mike Beckert, Gleason Performing Arts Center; Rebecca Crook, Office of the Executive Vice President and COO; Susan Earles, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Steve Englehart, Athletics; Troy Glassman, Military Science; Michael Grace, Biological Sciences; Kevin Johnson, Oceanography; Ryan Jones, Athletics; Vicky Knerly, Online Learning; Ivica Kostanic, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Amanda Kunos, Mathematical Sciences; Ken Lindeman, Education and Interdisciplinary Studies; Melinda Lohr, Facilities Operations; Bill Macom, Athletics; Lee Martucci, Facilities Operations; Ryan McAleavey, Athletics; Colleen Middlebrooks, Scott Center; Greg Peebles, Financial Affairs; Stevie Purcell, Alumni Affairs; Mark Ripley, Information Technology; Alan Rosiene, Humanities; Leslie Smith, Physics and Space Sciences; Andy Stanfield, Information Technology; Wayne Storey, Information Technology; Dee Dee Van Horn, Biological Sciences; and Jamie Younkin, School of Arts & Communication.