Correy Dandoy Nominated for Andy Award
By Stefanie Johndrow
Correy Dandoy, a senior academic advisor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Information Systems Program (IS), was nominated for the Andy Award for Commitment to Students. The 28th Annual Andy Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. ET in McConomy Auditorium in the Cohon University Center with a reception to follow in Rangos Ballroom.
The Commitment to Students Award honors staff members who are dedicated to guiding and assisting students at the university. Criteria for the award includes “investing extra effort in satisfying student needs and expectations, identifying and leveraging opportunities that support students' academic, personal, social and cultural needs, and contributing to student learning, demonstrating exemplary initiative in offering students a personally and/or intellectually rewarding curricular and/or extracurricular learning experience.”
"I am so honored to have been nominated by colleagues and students for this award," Dandoy said. "My favorite part of my work is getting to build relationships with students throughout their four years as undergraduates. Each student has a unique path, and I truly cherish being able to play a small part in helping each of them realize their goals."
Dandoy joined CMU in 2015 as an undergraduate advisor and program coordinator in Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Department of Philosophy. She joined the IS advising team in December 2019. Since joining IS, Dandoy helped launch Women in IS, an organization that uplifts the experiences of female, genderqueer and nonbinary IS students. Dandoy earned her Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Slippery Rock University in 2013. Prior to graduate school, Correy worked in the field of public relations for over three years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington, D.C.