University of Maryland Global Campus celebrates distinguished faculty and staff for exemplary commitment to the university as a whole.

  • Presidential Awards: Presented annually to faculty and staff members who have demonstrated exemplary performance and made distinctive contributions to UMGC throughout their careers through active and consistent involvement in programs, activities, or projects.
  • Distinguished Achievement Award: Presented to staff members who have exhibited exemplary leadership, commitment and/or service to UMGC's mission.
  • Innovation Award: Presented to staff and faculty who develop innovative ideas, devices, or processes with the potential to create a positive and profound impact on the university.
  • Bylee Massey Memorial Award: In honor of the late wife of former UMGC President H. Benjamin Massey, this award is given annually to a student, faculty member or university employee who has contributed in an unselfish and innovative way to make UMGC a better place.

Staff Award Recipients

2019

Presidential Awards
Joshua Camacho-Leuck
UMGC Europe

Paul Goyette
UMGC Asia

Jeremiah Hindman
UMGC Asia

Eric McCannon
UMGC Stateside

Syreeta Tyler
UMGC Stateside

Tyler Walter Vereide
UMGC Europe

Distinguished Achievement Award
Ed Bach
UMGC Stateside

Chip Cassano
UMGC Stateside

Innovation Award
Michael Brown
UMGC Stateside

Darren Cox
UMGC Stateside

Melissa Edwards
UMGC Asia

Christian Garcia
UMGC Europe

Robert Walsh
UMGC Asia

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Timothy Nerenz
UMGC Europe

2018

Presidential Awards
Christopher Tipton
UMGC Stateside

Randall Hanson
UMGC Stateside

Ricky Lucas
UMGC Europe

Diana Miller
UMGC Europe

Keith Dorit
UMGC Asia

Judith McNeely
UMGC Asia

Distinguished Achievement Award
James Cronin

Innovation Award
William Brogan
Michael Gillespie
Mio Sekiguchi
Tang Smith

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Chantal Sotingco

2017

Presidential Awards
Ashley Ray
UMGC Stateside

Nikki Sandoval
UMGC Stateside

Joisanne Rodgers
UMGC Stateside

Michael Sullivan
UMGC Stateside

Monica Philipp
UMGC Europe

Patrick Morris
UMGC Asia

Distinguished Achievement Award
Harold Blackmon

Innovation Award
Mohammad Haque

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Barbara Kessler

2016

Presidential Awards
Nozomi Ochiai
UMGC Asia

Christopher Palermo
UMGC Stateside

Timothy Stanley
UMGC Stateside

Wayne Holmes
UMGC Stateside

Kristin Kubik
UMGC Stateside

Felicia Moss
UMGC Europe

Distinguished Achievement Award
Allan Berg

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Rosemary Hoffmann, PhD

2015

Presidential Awards
Alexandra Kim
UMGC Stateside

Danielle Rogers
UMGC Asia

Jeff Tjiputra
UMGC Stateside

Megan Blue
UMGC Stateside

Monica Sava Bruenn, PhD
UMGC Stateside

Katja Hornbeck
UMGC Europe

Distinguished Achievement Award
Cynthia Davis

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
David H. Jenkins

2014

Presidential Awards
Peter Gallagher
UMGC Stateside

Sevgi Rochford
UMGC Stateside

Joellen Shendy
UMGC Stateside

Catherine Smith
UMGC Stateside

Nathan Black
UMGC Asia Division

Kevin Bottoms
UMGC Europe

Distinguished Achievement Award
Marie Cini

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Terrence Cooper

2013

Presidential Awards
Sharon Goodall
UMGC Stateside

Monica Graham
UMGC Stateside

Matthew Kremer
UMGC Stateside

James Robertson
UMGC Stateside

Pamela Benbiga
UMGC Europe

Richard "Chris" Johnson
UMGC Asia

Distinguished Achievement Award
Betty Jo Mayeske

Bylee Massey Memorial Award
Shari Cammack

2012

Presidential Awards
John Barbato
UMGC Europe

John Beyers, PhD
Stateside

Monika Denburg
UMGC Europe

Michael Logan
UMGC Asia

Bernadette Marquez
UMGC Asia

Ronald Schlundt, PhD
UMGC Europe

Distinguished Achievement Award
Nancy Williamson

2011

Presidential Awards
S.K. Bhaskar, PhD
UMGC Stateside

Alan D. Carswell, PhD
UMGC Stateside

Earl Foote
UMGC Stateside

2010

Distinguished Achievement Award
Stephanie Styll

2009

Distinguished Achievement Award
George Trujillo

2008

Distinguished Achievement Award
Marc Campbell
Eugene Lockett

2006

Distinguished Achievement Awards
Javier Miyares
Lorraine Suzuki