Four University of North Georgia employees were honored at the University System of Georgia's Chancellor's Service Excellence Awards recently in Atlanta.
UNG took home four awards, tying with Georgia Techn for the most awards received and tying with Georgia College and State University with the most two gold awards. Twelve UNG employees were nominated for awards in eight categories, with gold, silver and bronze awarded in each category.
Award recipients were:
*Outstanding Process Improvement Award: Increase Service to Students – Gold
Terri Carroll, executive director, academic advising, (and the UNG academic advising team).
Carroll nominated the Academic Advising Center's project, "Maximize Your Major and Advising Tools."
*Outstanding Process Improvement Award: Increase Effectiveness and Efficiency – Bronze
Nick Kastner, marketing manager, Mike Cottrell College of Business.
Bobbi Larson, development officer for the Mike Cottrell College of Business, nominated Kastner and his project, "Agile Marketing Improvement Initiative."
*Service Excellence Award: Outstanding Leader – Bronze
Katie Simmons, associate dean of students and undergraduate programs, Mike Cottrell College of Business.
Nick Kastner, marketing manager Mike Cottrell College of Business, nominated Simmons.
*Service Excellence Award: Outstanding Leader – Gold
Bryson Payne, professor of computer science
Keith Antonia, associate vice president for military programs, nominated Payne for his leadership role with the Center for Cyber Operations Education.