Classified employees were honored in Grammy-style fashion on May 22 at the Classified Senate's annual Classy Awards production in the Clarke Theater. They were often referred to as the "glue that holds the college together."
2013 Award for Innovation and Creativity
Kenneth Frank joined the IT department in January 2012 and immediately took up the challenge to develop a mobile application for faculty, staff, and students. The MountieAPP was solely developed by Kenneth and was released in June 2012. The MountieAPP has since been downloaded over 10,000 times and provides an innovative resource for students, staff, and faculty.
2013 Rookie of the Year
Beverly Heasley has gone above and beyond in her role as Training and Applications Specialist. She has completely transformed the position by creating user guides, developing dozens of documents in IT and working with end users throughout campus to resolve problems in Banner. She weekly holds 2 or 3 different classes for Professional and Organizational Development and has conducted over 50 classes so far. She should be recognized for her substantial contribution to the success of IT and collaboration with other units throughout the campus.
2013 Rookie of the Year Nominee
Betty Zhao joined the IT department in February 2012 and has been instrumental in improving all processes related to Finance. She recently developed customized scripts that support the Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC) module in Banner. Betty also created a program to automatically generate and email Purchase Orders to each Buyer, further reducing the amount of paper printed on campus. Her efforts and expertise are truly appreciated at Mt. SAC!
Jeffrey won the Charles Cropsey Photography Award for his panoramic photo of the College and was recognized for his accomplishment by the 2013 California Community College Public Relations Organization (CCPRO) Awards Committee. Jeffrey was also presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding work creating the International Student website.