Congratulations to the 2010 S.T.A.R. Award Winners!
Interim President Robert Paaswell has awarded 5 CCNY employees with the President's S.T.A.R. Award. These employees were nominated by campus employees and students for their outstanding Service, Teamwork, Actions and Results.
The 2010 President's S.T.A.R. Award Winners are:
or "Skiter" as he is known by most on campus provides exemplary technical support and service to the Art Department.
His compassion and professional manner is displayed not only in his work performance, but in the manner in which he interacts with students, adjuncts, and alumni.
His superb technical ability combined with his warmth and interpersonal skills is the reason why many of his colleagues expressed that CCNY is fortunate to have him as an employee.
Professor Reza Khanbilvardi is one of the outstanding faculty persons that supports CCNY's reputation of excellence. A productive team player, Dr. Khanbilvardi is known as one of the leaders in establishing and institutionalizing the multi-disciplinary research paradigm at CCNY. His dedication to research is second to his commitment to his students as he has mentored many doctoral and masters students. CUNY's "Decade of Science" is certain to succeed with outstanding faculty on-board like Dr. Khanbilvardi.
, Director of International Student Services, provides quality and determined service to her department, students, and the college community. Through her leadership, the International Student Office has thrived providing support and guidance to many of our students.
Maribel's accomplishments go beyond her assigned duties as she regularly takes the extra step to help.
It is not surprising that a student submitted a nomination expressing how Maribel's generosity and encouragement inspires the student to be a better person.
, Director of Urban and Government Affairs plays an essential role in promoting the first-rate reputation of City College to the community-at-large.
She is highly respected for her character by her peers at the college, university, and throughout the Harlem community.
We should all be comforted to know that CCNY’s reputation of excellence is protected and maintained daily by Karen Mackey-Witherspoon.
Robin Villa, Director of Honors Center received nominations from a variety of individuals including, faculty, alumni, staff, and former students from as far overseas as Oxford University. All of the nominators mention that she provides excellent leadership and pays careful attention to the needs and concerns of students. Her efforts managing the Macaulay Honors Program and the CCNY Honors Program, has yielded prestigious awards including producing two Rhodes Scholars, and numerous Truman and Goldwater scholarships. Robin Villa is indeed an outstanding member of the CCNY community.