Peggy Lambert, academic records coordinator at Ohio State ATI, is one of four CFAES recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Staff Awards.
The annual awards recognize 12 university staff members, who have had five years of continuous service, for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service to the university community by significantly improving or enhancing the quality of worklife in ways that make a substantial difference for their colleagues; by contributing to outstanding and sustained improvements in customer services; and by developing creative solutions to problems that result in significantly more effective and efficient university operations.
The Office of Human Resources awards honorees a $1,500 cash award and a $700 increase to their base salary.
Here is an excerpt from the announcement of the awards by Ohio State's University Communications office:
The conversion from quarters to semesters was a pivotal moment in Ohio State history, but the tenacity and hard work demonstrated by Peggy Lambert helped spearhead the switch for the Agricultural Technical Institute.
As the academic records coordinator, Lambert develops the master schedule of classes and classroom scheduling every semester; processes transfer credits for entering ATI transfer students; conducts degree audits for students and assists them in meeting degree requirements for graduation; tracks all ATI curricula and processes changes in programs and courses; and assists with preparations for ATI commencement. […]
"When given a job such as the semester conversion process," a nominator wrote, "she approaches it with a positive attitude and confidence and works diligently until the job is meticulously completed."