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CEMS staff recognized for work excellence

Release Date: 12-11-2006

Author: Dawn Densmore

above: Floyd Vilmont; below, Karen WrightTwo staff members from the University of Vermont's College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) were recognized for their achievements during a 2006 UVM CEMS Holiday Celebration held Friday, December 8, 2006 in the Fleming Museum by Domenico Grasso, Dean of the College.

The UVM/CEMS Outstanding Staff Member Award is the result of the Staff Advisory Council. This new award provides CEMS staff and faculty with an opportunity to recognize staff for contributions made to the College in furthering the CEMS mission in research, teaching and service. Nominations were submitted by CEMS staff and faculty and winners were chosen by the CEMS Executive Council, made up of chairs of the Computer Science and Math & Statistics departments, the Director of the School of Engineering, the Assistant Dean and Dean.

There were two co-winners of the 2006 UVM/CEMS Outstanding Staff Member Award:

  • Floyd Vilmont, supervisor of the CEMS shop and prototype facility
  • Karen Wright, administrative assistant in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Floyd and Karen will each receive a $100 gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice and a $250 shopping certificate to the store of their choice.

Criteria for this award included: positive attitude, exceeding job expectations, engaging in tasks beyond job description, special contributions to the College, public service, and being a valued representative for the College.

Our congratulations to both Floyd and Karen!