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College of Charleston Staff Awards

2016 Staff Award Recipients

The Staff Advisory Committee to the President is pleased to announce the College of Charleston Staff Awards.
These awards were presented at our Annual Staff Awards Luncheon on June 15, 2016.
Congratulations to all!  "*" indicates a Division of Student Affairs award winner

Permanent Staff Member of the Year
Herbert Frazier, Jr.  Physical Plant (Presidential Award Recipient)
*Freddie Lipata, Campus Recreation
Stacey Hassard, Geology
Katie Monk, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Diane Miller, Art & Architectural History

Temporary Staff Member of the Year
Thomas Frazier, Physical Plant (Presidential Award Recipient)
Tiffany Gammell, School of the Arts
Charlotte Speights, Library

Presidential Outstanding Service Award
Madeline Sloan, Public Safety

Door Prize Winners
Catherine Merrow, ECDC
Ashley Jalles
Rudy Alisavskas, Institutional Advancement
Ana Gilpatrick, Provost’s Office
Giao Nguyen, Information Security
Jameson Marsh, Center for Civic Engagement
Kris Adams, Marketing

Spirit Award Winners
*Career Center- 1st place
*Residence Life- 2nd place
Elizabeth Gladen, Physical Plant 

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2015 Staff Award Recipients

Temporary Staff Member of the Year

Lizz Biswell, Presidential Award recipient – Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
John Curtis – Information Technology
Alex Pappas – School of Business

Permanent Staff Member of the Year
Sherry Gadsden, Presidential Award recipient – Addlestone Library
Mackenzie Chasteen – Admissions
Kathleen DeWitt – MPA Program
Suzette Stille  – Admissions
Michael Turner – Division of Business Affairs

Outstanding Service Award
Rachael McNamara – Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Cougar Spirit Recipients
Melantha Ardrey (1st Place – Two season tickets for men's basketball)
Seaton Brown (2nd Place – CofC meal plan)
Loni Lewis (3rd Place – Lunch for you and a guest with President McConnell)

Congratulations to the 2015 Staff Award and Cougar Spirit Recipients!

The Award Criteria and details:

  1. PERMANENT STAFF EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

a. This person makes contributions to increase the organization within their office to increase productivity

b. This person develops and/or implements improved work processes

c. This person exhibits exceptional customer service

d. This person has found ways to realize cost savings within their office

e. This person has made other specific contributions to the success of their office

The Permanent Staff Employee of the Year is awarded to five individuals with the following award structure:

    • $1,500 to the Presidential Award recipient
    • $ 500 to each of the additional four recipients
    • A framed certificate for each recipient
    1. TEMPORARY STAFF EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

a. This person makes contributions to increase the organization within their office to increase productivity

b. This person develops and/or implements improved work processes

c. This person exhibits exceptional customer service

d. This person has found ways to realize cost savings within their office

e. This person has made other specific contributions to the success of their office

The Temporary Staff Employee of the Year is awarded to three individuals with the following award structure:

    • $1,500 to the Presidential Award recipient
    • $ 500 to each of the additional two recipients
    • A framed certificate for each recipient
  1. OUTSTANDING STAFF MEMBER PRESIDENTIAL SERVICE AWARD

a. This person assists many others in a variety of offices and organizations campus-wide

b. This person often assists in campus-wide projects

c. This person consistently responds to requests for assistance from any office or organization on campus or off

d. This person consistently solicits partnerships with other offices/organizations in order to benefit the students

The Staff Outstanding Service awardee receives:

    • $1,500
    • A framed certificate

All awardees are selected by the president with input from the Staff Advisory Committee and the relevant executive/senior vice president.

For any questions regarding the Staff Awards, please contact Staff Advisory Committee.