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Congratulations Dr. Jeff Leips and Sandy Johnson!

May 7, 2021 8:38 AM
Dr. Jeff Leips, The Donald Creighton Outstanding Faculty Award
At the GSA Awards Ceremony on May 6th, Dr. Jeff Leips was awarded The Donald Creighton Outstanding Faculty Award for the mentorship he provides to his graduate students at UMBC.

The Graduate Student Association has established the Donald Creighton Outstanding Faculty Award to honor an outstanding adviser, mentor, or professor who aids graduate students in their academic and professional pursuits during their time at UMBC. It’s not easy being a great adviser. It often requires long nights, longer papers to be edited, and a dedication to the mental and academic well-being of students. The receipt of this award is an adviser, mentor, or faculty member who cares about the holistic well-being of their students.

Sandy Johnson, Employee of the Quarter (April-June 2021)
Sandy Johnson, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named Employee of the Quarter for April-June 2021. Sandy was nominated by Brandy Darcey, Graduate Program Coordinator/Supervisor for the Biological Sciences Department. In describing her work ethic and contributions to the University, Brandy says, “Sandy is our front office assistant. One of her many rolls in our office is to assist our faculty and students who come to our office.   I consistently receive emails from our faculty ranting about how wonderful, helpful, and knowledgeable Sandy is at her job." Learn more about Sandy's work here.

Please join us in congratulating our amazing faculty and staff!! 
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