Two outstanding members of the school were honored with the Staff Excellence Award at the Celebration of Excellence event on April 25. The two inaugural Staff Spotlights are Peter Anderson and Barbara Fitzgerald.
Peter Anderson supports three departments with his IT expertise: Biochemistry & Microbiology, Entomology, and Ecology, Evolution, & Natural Resources. He has worked at the School for almost 25 years and provides exceptional service as a Unit Computing Specialist. His effective management of inter-office operations and resourceful problem-solving skills is what makes him an asset to the departments he serves and the school.
Barbara Fitzgerald is the Business Manager for both the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology and the Center for Turfgrass Science. She helps facilitate the submission of over $13 million in grants a year, as well as oversees a $100,000 scholarship program and a $1.7 million endowment. To maximize organizational and bookkeeping efficiency for her office and the faculty she supports, Barbara approaches her work with an innovative mind and motivated spirit.
Read more on all staff and faculty honored at the Celebration of Excellence event.