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2007 Staff Awards

Winners of the 2007 Staff Awards were recognized at the University’s annual staff luncheon on December 19.

The crowd was treated to a short film entitled " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas...at Duquesne" - a Duquesne version of classic Christmas poem - which featured individuals and departments from the entire university.

President’s Distinguished Service Award
Linda Giannini, A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration

An academic advisor in the Business School, Giannini received the President’s Distinguished Service Award for the tireless work she does with more than 300 students. In addition, she serves on numerous campus committees, including the United Way, and volunteers each year at Commencement, the Matriculation Ceremony and the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Off campus, Giannini volunteers with the American Cancer Society, the Susan G. Komen Fund and the Walk to Cure Prostate Cancer.

Consumer Service Award
Marvin McKinney, Facilities Management 

McKinney was recognized with the Consumer Service Award for his commitment to the University, his impeccable attendance record, his expert supervision of housekeeping activities in several campus buildings and his prompt attention to all circumstances. 

Innovation Award
Stephen Hardesty, Computing and Technology Services 

As the recipient of the Innovation Award, Hardesty was selected for his initiative and dedication to the development of Web applications that positively impacted the Banner implementation of MultiPass, BbServices, InfiNet and the new Human Resources Training program. 

Teamwork Award
The Office of Parking and Traffic Management

The Office of Parking and Traffic Management was honored with the Teamwork Award for its consistent service to faculty, staff, administrators and visitors, for management of 3,400 parking spaces on campus as well as assistance to those with special parking needs, contractors and event parking.