Human Resources News - Baruch College

April 30, 2014

Congratulations to All Our Employee Recognition Recipients

To the Baruch College Community:

Award Recipients

Yesterday we had the pleasure and honor of recognizing more than 130 Baruch College staff members for their outstanding and tireless service to the College. The Annual Employee Recognition Reception allows us an opportunity to show our appreciation for the dedication and hard work of full-time employees.

First, I would like to take this opportunity to present the recipients of this year's Baruch College Excellence Awards (above).

Keri Bertino, Director of the Writing Center is the recipient of the 2014 Baruch College Excellence Award for Service to the Community.
Keri has worked at Baruch College for almost six years. Under her leadership the Writing Center has broadened its outreach to and support of the student body, while developing and employing assessment protocols to better serve our students.

Christian Keck, Deputy Chief Information Officer is the recipient of the 2014 Baruch College Excellence Award for Innovation and Sustainability.
Christian has worked at Baruch College for nine years. During his tenure at Baruch he has helped to guide the advancement of technology across the Baruch College campus. Most recently, Christian has served as the project manager for the College's transition to CUNYfirst.

Jacqueline " J" McLoughlin, Director of Executives on Campus is the recipient of the 2014 Baruch College Excellence Award for Leadership.
J has worked at Baruch College for over three years. As Director of Executives on Campus she has successfully developed partnerships across all three Schools, collaborating with various departments to implement a strong successful campus mentorship program that is now emulated by other colleges.

Barbara Strauch, Information Technology Technical Manager is the recipient of the 2014 Baruch College Excellence Award for Performance Excellence.
Barbara has worked at Baruch College for 36 years. As an Information Technology Technical Manager, Barbara has worked tirelessly to maintain the legacy mainframe and has played an integral role in transitioning the College from the utilization of BOSS to CUNYfirst.

Pragna "Gina" Parmar, CUNY Administrative Assistant and Claudye James, CUNY Office Assistant in the English Department are the recipients of the
2014 Baruch College Excellence Team Award for Collaboration.

Gina has worked at Baruch for 25 years and Claudye has worked at Baruch for over seven years. Gina and Claudye have worked excellently as a team and have enhanced a culture of collaboration in the English department. They have maintained the highest of administrative standards in supporting a very large academic department that offers more than 150 sections a term with over 100 adjuncts; serving the faculty and students of the English Department with attention to detail and generosity of spirit.

We also honored 129 employees for their years of service, ranging from 10 to 50 years. They were personally recognized by President Wallerstein, their supervisors and Cabinet members. We appreciate every single one of our honorees and applaud them for their dedication and hard work over the years. The College literally could not run without them. You will find a complete list of Service Recognition Honorees here.

Congratulations again to our recipients, and thank you to all of our employees who make Baruch better every day.

Regards,

Monique Brown George
Executive Director of Human Resources

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