Wall of Fame

Amanda Even, Assistant Director for Adventure Programs in RecWell
Assistant Director for Adventure Programs, Rec Well
Amanda Even started at UMD in 2011 and was promoted from Coordinator of Adventure Trips to Assistant Director in 2014.  Earl Cabellon, her colleague and nominator, said “Amanda is the type of colleague that ensures that she is making a difference… whether it is the work for her student trip leaders, leading the departments Diversity and Inclusion work team... Read more
Coordinator of Recruitment and Outreach Programs, Resident Life
Dan Hairfield is responsible for large-scale programming including Fall welcome, Terps After Dark, Trash to Treasure, and Admitted Student tours, among others.  Dan’s supervisor Damien Franze, writes, “Dan’s hard work makes these programs high-quality and serves the needs of our students and families. It is a reflection of how customer service is a hallmark... Read more
Ivor Livingston, Multi Trades III Projects Foreman in Residential Facilities
Multi Trades III Projects Foreman, Residential Facilities
Ivor Livingston has been with Residential Facilities since 2007.  He supervises renovation of Res Life staff apartments, Leonardtown Community Center and Leonardtown apartments among many others.  Ivor’s supervisor John Todd Fowler states, “Ivor both leads and works alongside his crew.  He is more than willing to pitch in and guide, assist, help and... Read more
Kalia Patricio, Assistant Director for HR in the Stamp Student Union
Assistant Director for HR, Stamp Student Union
Kalia Patricio oversees all HR, training and development in the Stamp.  She has become the “go-to” resources for staff across the division who have HR responsibility in their units.  James McShay, Kalia’s supervisor, says, “Kalia has earned the trust and respect of countless colleagues because of her high integrity, fearless leadership, and deep concern for... Read more
Lee Penn, Graduate Assistant at the University Career Center
Graduate Assistant, University Career Center
Lee Penn is responsible for career advising, workshop presentations, and teaching the PSYC123 online course, The Psychology of Getting Hired.  Lee’s supervisor, Becky Weir, explains, “Lee has volunteered to take on initiatives that have led to significant improvements in this course… including a three-part video series that looked at resume development and... Read more
Joann Prosser, Director of Assessment and Research for Resident Life
Director of Assessment and Research, Resident Life
Joann Prosser oversees all assessment efforts in Resident Life, as well as many cross-departmental and divisional research projects.  Steve Petkas, her supervisor and nominator, said, “Joann’s work and products have consistently been characterized by precision, careful deliberative design, devotion to professional and ethical standards of practices, and her... Read more
Janet Archer of Resident Life
Executive Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Director of Resident Life
Her responsibilities and influence have grown over the last twelve years because of her initiative, strong administrative abilities, and communication skills.  She is one of our greatest assets in the Office of the Director and her roles extend to working with other units in the department and Division of Student Affairs.  
Dave Bullock of Dining Services
Assistant Director in Dining Services
Dave is the perfect definition of an unsung hero.  During snowstorms and hurricanes, while most of the campus is safely at home, Dave is here, making pizzas at 1 AM for snow removal crews or helping move the lines in the C shops when every other store in the area is closed.  … He never tries to take credit for his accomplishments, he prefers to work quietly... Read more
Corin Gioia Edwards of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Associate Director in the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Corin is an exceptional professional.  Over the years, I have come to rely upon her in times of calm or crisis as a person who I can turn to for insight and advice.  She remains unflustered and level-headed, and often can cut directly to the heart of the problem and identify solutions . . . we are lucky to have her working in Student Affairs here at... Read more
Yvette Lerma Jones of The Stamp
Coordinator for Latina/o Student Involvement in the Stamp Student Union
The initiative that most displays her commitment is her work with undocumented students.  Yvette founded the UndocuTerp Collective designed to help create awareness about the experiences of undocumented students among faculty and staff and to provide them with resources so that they can better support these students.