Richa Mathur and David Turner Receive Staff Service Award for Fall 2020

The department is pleased to announce the staff service awardees for Fall 2020: Richa Mathur and David Turner.

Executive Coordinator Richa Mathur received the staff service award in recognition of her immense contribution towards meeting the communication needs of the CS department. In the absence of a full time communicator she took up the mantle and went well beyond her assigned duties to connect with the faculty, students and staff and highligted their work on critical communication platforms.

Senior Academic Advisor David Turner, received the award in recognition of his leadership role as the Interim Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies this past summer. He not only supervised the current advisors but also supported the hiring, coordination and integration of the new academic advisors into the Department.

“The dedication of these two individuals to the Department is exemplary and greatly appreciated during these challenging circumstances,” said Matthias Zwicker, Interim Chair of the department of Computer Science.

The department Staff Awards program aims to promote service of the highest caliber to the Department. The award committee was chaired by Professor James A. Reggia.


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