Published: April 29, 2021 By

Applied Mathematics Program Manager, Mary Fentress, has been named a College of Arts & Sciences Employee of the Year! The A&S Dean's Staff Advisory Committee released a statement recognizing Mary's success:

"Your leadership, innovative drive, and unfailing devotion to your team were qualities celebrated by your colleagues who nominated you for this award. You were recognized repeatedly for your professionalism, wealth of institutional knowledge, and effective management of the Department of Applied Mathematics.

Applied Mathematics Department Chair expressed his support in Mary's winning the award, saying that "APPM is very fortunate and honored to have such a dedicated member of our department ... Congratulations Mary!"

Only some of the most impactful staff receive this award, with the Staff Advisory Committee stating that the award is given "in recognition and appreciation of exceptional job performance." Furthermore, those who win the award should consistently show "outstanding performance in all areas of their job ... inspire leadership in the department ... [and provide] outstanding service to campus and the surrounding community."

The Department thanks Mary for her commitment to continuously bettering APPM and is glad to see her hard work noticed through an award!