Andy Awards - Carnegie Mellon University

The Andy Awards

The Andy Awards, named for Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, are a tribute to the spirit of teamwork and dedication embodied by the staff at Carnegie Mellon University. Individual staff members and teams of colleagues whose work has had a significant impact on the university are recognized for their outstanding performance and commitment to excellence through the Andy Awards program.

This year marks the introduction of a team category and the renaming of the individual contributor award categories to more accurately describe the awards. Awards will be given in five categories: Commitment to Excellence, Commitment to Students, Innovative and Creative Contributions, Spirit, and Teamwork and Collaboration. While the category names may have changed, and some of the criteria were expanded, the purpose of the awards has not changed.

Category Descriptions

Congratulations to the 2015 Andy Award recipients!

Commitment to Excellence
Don Campbell, University Police

Commitment to Students
Brian Fernandes, Enrollment Services

Innovative and Creative Contributions
Rhonda Kloss, Sponsored Projects Accounting

Paul Gerlach (A 1967, 1968, 1972), Office of Student Affairs

Teamwork and Collaboration
CMUWorks Project Team, Human Resources, Finance and Computing Services
Represented by: Linda Schmidt, Bob Riddle, Deanne Weaver, Jeff Houser, Kim Abel and Karen Eck

"My heart is in the work."

On November 15, 1900, Andrew Carnegie formally announced: "For many years I have nursed the pleasing thought that I might be the fortunate giver of a Technical Institute to our City..." He concluded with the words "My heart is in the work." which would become part of the school's official seal, designed by Tiffany and adopted in May 1912.

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