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Alan Porch Wins 2016 COS Award for Excellence

Alan Porch wins COS Awards

Mathematics Department Business Officer Alan Porch has been named winner of the 2016 College of Sciences Award for Excellence, the College’s highest honor for non-faculty employees. This is the second straight year a Mathematics Department staff member has won this award. Alan was praised for “the perfect balance of professional behavior, job expertise, and fun,” and for “the respect he shows to everyone with whom he interacts.” He is “exceptionally competent and knowledgeable about administrative structures and procedures throughout the University,” and helps faculty negotiate “even the most arcane matters of HR, grant management, financial management and budgeting.”