|Vice President Guru Ghosh (third from right) salutes LCI Director Donald Back (right) and other LCI staff members at the annual OIA Celebrate Success event.|
The LCI's AdvantageVT and Hokies in the Middle East teams were recognized with the Hokie Stone team award, and Diana Martens, program coordinator in Northern Virginia, was honored with the Ut Prosim Award.
The Hokie Stone award is given to:
- Members of a team who have come together to make an exceptional effort and impact on their own organization or across units.
- Team‐members exhibit superior communication, supporting collaborative relationships, or innovative approaches to conducting our work.
|Andrea Todd (left) and Rita Rowand (right) present the Ut Prosim Award to Diana Martens.|
- Exhibits superior stakeholder service ‐ internal and/or external.
- Achieves cost savings and efficiently uses scarce resources in a challenging environment with no reduction to service levels.
- Demonstrates care and support of colleagues and community.
Diana's nominator wrote:
Diana Martens began the year as the Program Coordinator for a special program run by the LCI in Fairfax. At the same time, she competently contributed to the smooth function of the Intensive English Program. After our other Program Coordinator left in the summer, Diana became responsible for all the duties related to both programs in addition to fulfilling the role of full-time cheerful face at the front desk.Congratulations to all!
Diana is always ready and willing to assist with any extra requests from administration, faculty, and students. She is warm and friendly and exceedingly patient!
Diana Martens is a true Hokie team player dedicated to the program and everyone connected to it. She has definitely gone above and beyond this year.