Polytechnic faculty, staff awarded, recognized for accomplishments in 2021-2022

Susan Hockings, Lisa Lawson, Sarah Prater and Brenda Sheets were among Purdue Polytechnic staff who received awards for their work during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Faculty and staff in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute were recognized May 19 for their achievements during the 2021-2022 academic year. The faculty and staff listed below received awards and recognitions.

Staff Awards

  • Academic Advisor: Susan Hockings, senior academic advisor, School of Engineering Technology
  • Business Office: Lisa Lawson, lead business assistant
  • Customer Service: Sarah Prater, administrative assistant, Air Force ROTC, and Shawn Davis, lab supervisor, School of Engineering Technology
  • Leadership: Brenda Sheets, senior administrative assistant, School of Construction Management Technology
  • Statewide Excellence: Christy Tollett, student affairs administrator, Purdue Polytechnic Richmond

Equity, Inclusion & Advocacy Awards

  • Faculty: Abrar Hammoud, clinical assistant professor of technology leadership and innovation
  • Staff: Cyndi Lynch, associate director of retention and diversity

Faculty Awards

  • Award for Academic Integration of Steps to Leaps (University): Abrar Hammoud, clinical assistant professor of technology leadership and innovation
  • John P. Lisack Early-Career Engagement: Jiansong Zhang, assistant professor of construction management technology
  • Outstanding Leadership in Globalization (University): John Sheffield, professor of engineering technology

Service Anniversaries

  • 10 years: Regina Brown, lead administrative assistant, computer graphics technology; Caleb Hale, mechanician, Polytechnic Richmond; Wanda Hunt, administrative assistant, Polytechnic Kokomo; Lisa Lawson, lead business assistant, account management; Sarah Prater, administrative assistant, ROTC; Trina Ruby, administrative assistant, Polytechnic New Albany
  • 15 years: Nicky Federer, lead administrative assistant, engineering technology; Danielle Gilbert, senior academic advisor, construction management technology; Julia LaGrange, lead administrative assistant
  • 20 years: Valierie Moorman, student services counselor, Polytechnic Columbus; Shirley Skeel, student services coordinator, Polytechnic Lafayette
  • 25 years: Sindie Ballotti, director, Polytechnic Lafayette; Karla Calvin, senior administrative assistant, aviation and transportation technology; Matt Ferrell, laboratory manager–metrology, Polytechnic Columbus; T.R. Oneal, assistant director of academic advising; Scott Sproles, facilities administrator
  • 35 years: Fred Campbell, electronics technician, Polytechnic Columbus; Mark Hopkins, director of quality control & chief inspector of aircraft maintenance, aviation and transportation technology

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