Carnegie Mellon University
October 21, 2021

Dietrich College Staff Nominated for 2021 Andy Awards

UPDATE, Nov. 18, 2021: Gary DiLisio, associate director of undergraduate education for the Information Systems Program, has received the 2021 Andy Award for Commitment to Students. Read more about DiLisio’s work with students in The Piper.

Comprised of 29 individuals and 11 teams of colleagues, the 2021 Andy Award nominees represent a diverse array of departments, functions and responsibilities across the university. No matter their job title or daily role, all of the nominees share one thing in common — outstanding performance and commitment to service worthy of recognition via the Andy Awards.

This fall, three staff members from the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences have been nominated in two of the Andy Award categories. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the Andy Awards website, Thursday, Nov. 18, from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern.

Commitment to Excellence

The Andy Award for Commitment to Excellence honors staff members who take great pride in producing excellent work. Criteria include consistently performing above and beyond the responsibilities of a job description, regularly delivering exceptional work products and realizing accomplishments that exceed goals and requirements.

2021 Nominees (Veteran) 

Amy Patterson, Dean’s Office
Paulette Williams, Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging

Commitment to Students

The Andy Award for Commitment to Students honors staff members who are dedicated to guiding and assisting university students. Criteria include investing extra effort in satisfying student needs and expectations, identifying opportunities that support student needs and involving students in campus life beyond the classroom to emphasize their value as members of the university community.

2021 Nominee

Gary DiLisio, Information Systems