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School of Engineering

Staff nominated for Distinction Awards

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
The School of Engineering congratulates 11 staff members who were nominated for Tufts Distinction Awards.
Aerial view of the roof of Tisch Library at Tufts University

The Tufts Distinction Awards celebrate staff and faculty who have demonstrated outstanding service to students, colleagues, and Tufts programs. This year, 11 School of Engineering staff members were nominated in recognition of their contributions to our community. Congratulations to the nominees, listed below, and stay tuned for the university's announcement of the Distinction Award winners later this spring! See the full list of nominees.

2020 Distinction Award nominees from the School of Engineering:

  • Luke Baccari, Senior Research Administrator, School of Engineering
  • Campbell Halligan, Program Administrator and Resource Advisor, Center for STEM Diversity
  • Jane Hedstrom, Research Administrator I, School of Engineering
  • Lorin Polidora, Department Manager, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Merredith Portsmore, Director, Center for Engineering Education and Outreach
  • Keleigh Sanford, Director of Research Administration, School of Engineering
  • Jim Sarazen, Executive Administrative Dean, School of Engineering
  • Craig Thomas, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, School of Engineering
  • Administrative Team and Staff, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering:
    • Margaret DeChiaro, Department Manager
    • Emily Edwards, Engineering Lab Coordinator
    • Kathy Murphy, Administrative Assistant