Technology faculty, staff and students honored

Created on: May 02, 2012

The College of Technology administration recognized faculty, staff and students at its annual recognition luncheon April 30.

Award recipients were:

Faculty Awards:

  • James G. Dwyer Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching: Brad Benhart, building construction management. He was also honored as one of six recipients of the 2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
  • Departmental nominees: Tom Carney (AT), Ray Hassan (CGT), Eric Matson (CIT), Dan Lybrook (TLI)
  • Outstanding Discovery Award: Bedrich Benes, computer graphics technology
  • Departmental nominees: Dave Stanley (AT), Kirk Alter (BCM), John Springer (CIT), Jeff Evans (ECET), Jenny Daugherty (TLI)
  • Outstanding Engagement Award: Denver Lopp, aviation technology
  • Departmental nominees: Brad Benhart (BCM), Eric Dietz (CIT), Gene Harding (ECET), Andy Schaffer (TLI)
  • Outstanding Learning Award: Donald Petrin, aviation technology
  • Departmental nominees: Bryan Hubbard (BCM), Pat Connolly (CGT), Dawn Laux (CIT), John Denton (ECET), Bill Krug (TLI)
  • John P. Lisack Award for Early Career Engagement: Haiyan “Henry” Zhang, mechanical engineering technology

Staff Awards:

  • Academic Advisor: Rose Delong-Bolyard, lead academic advisor, aviation technology
  • Customer Service: Devona Gangwer, administrative assistant for the associate dean for academic affairs and diversity
  • Leadership: Vanessa Buntin, manager of special events and alumni relations
  • Statewide Excellence: Matthew Ferrell, learning systems coordinator, College of Technology at Indianapolis

Staff service anniversaries:

  • 10 years: Beth Helton, administrative assistant for the Office of Advancement; Jill Kelley, secretary, College of Technology at Columbus; Valorie Moorman, student services coordinator, College of Technology at Greensburg; Kathy Reel, secretary, College of Technology at Kokomo
  • 15 years: Matthew Ferrell, learning systems coordinator, College of Technology at Indianapolis ; Patti Keen, flight operations dispatcher, Department of Aviation Technology; T.R. O’neal, academic advisor, Department of Computer Graphics Technology; Mike Swain, student services coordinator, College of Technology at Richmond
  • 25 years: Fred Campbell, electronics technician, College of Technology at Columbus; Mark Hopkins, director of quality control, Department of Aviation Technology; Matt Johnson, building deputy and AET technician, Department of Aviation Technology

Student Awards:

  • Undergraduate: Benjamin Doll, CIT
  • Graduate: Christopher Brock, AT