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Staff Excellence Awards 

Staff Council is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2018 Staff Awards: Cathy Wheeler, Elizabeth Greenlee, Daniel Binns, and Christina Sobh. Congratulations to our colleagues on this well-deserved honor! These awards were presented during the May 24, 2018 All-Staff Meeting. Click here for the video of the meeting (awards ceremony begins at 19:55).

The following are excerpts from the nomination letters for our four award recipients.

Cathy Wheeler, Biology Dept. Lab Director, Abp. John Carroll Award for Learning
  • "Cathy is one of the most conscientious, insightful, diligent, compassionate instructors I have met on this campus. Her dedication to student learning should be emulated by all who teach... As an active continuous learner, Cathy is a role model to our students and is instrumental in their development into civic-minded, ethical, global citizens.”
Elizabeth Greenlee, Residence Life Area Coordinator, New Staff Member of the Year
  • "This recipient has demonstrated a fierce commitment to her work and has grown impressively in her role... she has consistently given respect to students, regardless of circumstance, by actively listening to them, protecting their privacy, guiding them through reflection on their decision making, and believing in them as developing young adults...She accompanies them as they discover their authentic selves."
Daniel Binns, Communications & Analytics Manager, Integrated Marketing and Communications, Staff Member of the Year
  • This recipient is a selfless and giving person. He gives so much of himself to John Carroll University each and every day... What defines him the most is how he always wants to help others. Whether that is helping with a project or taking time out of his day to sit and teaching someone a skill or software they are unfamiliar with. It's never about Dan. It's about the team. Dan lives the Magis of JCU.”
Christina Sobh, Associate Director of Enrollment, St. Ignatius of Loyola Leadership Award
  • "Christina is a supervisor who makes it easy to come to work, put in a best effort, and go home feeling accomplished. If all supervisors created a workplace dynamic like that, then we would be in an exceptional spot.”
Please join us in congratulating our colleagues for this well-deserved recognition! Award recipients will receive an award stipend and will have their names added to the plaque on the wall beside the President's Office.