Previous ACOR Award Winners

Listing of ACOR award recipients

2017

Collaboration:  Pre-Award Advisory Board
     Lisa Allen, Penn State Harrisburg
     Rose Bomboy, College of Education
     Nicole Buckwalter, Office of Sponsored Programs
     Youyou Cheng, College of Engineering
     Allison Eisenhower, SIRO
     Tammy Fetterolf, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
     Missy Gensimore, Eberly College of Science
     Jennifer Hoffman, Nursing
     Stephanie Johnson, College of Medicine
     Karen Little, Office of Sponsored Programs
     Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
     Carol Mellott, College of Liberal Arts
     Julie Mitchell, College of Health & Human Development
     Niki Page, College of Health & Human Development
     Wendy Peck, Office of Research Information Systems
     Tracy Ray, Information Sciences & Technology
     Diane Rudy, College of Agricultural Sciences
     Lisa Wiedemer, VP Commonwealth Campuses
     Mark Williams, College of Liberal Arts
     Chris Woods, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
     Sherry Yocum, Social Sciences Research Institute
     Rocco Zinobile, College of Liberal Arts

Innovation:  MyResearch Portal
     Jeff VanHorn, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)
     Rich Gabel, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)

Outstanding Service:  Corry Bullock, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office (SIRO)

Career Achievement:  Chris Wilson, College of Engineering



2016

Collaboration:   Data Use Agreements (Collaboration with faculty and administrative collegues)
     Angie Morrison, Office of Sponsored Programs

Innovation:  MyResearch Portal
     Jeff VanHorn, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)
     Rich Gabel, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)

Outstanding Service:  Lisa Allen, Penn State Harrisburg


2015

Collaboration:  Post-Award Website Group

Mary Andrew, College of Health & Human Development
Corry Bullock, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Tracy Cavanaugh, Research Accounting
Tiffany Cunningham, College of Education
Kaye Fetzer, College of Agriculture
Tressa Jilek, College of Medicine
Richard Killian, Research Accounting
Steve Koths, Corporate Controller's Office
Orlando Lobo, Co-Chair, Research Accounting
Kristen McNitt, College of Engineering
JoAnn Parsons, Office of Sponsored Programs
Barbara Peragine, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
Lisa Reiter, Eberly College of Science
Barbara Rigg, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences
Lisa Sharkey, College of Engineering
Clarissa Slater, Research Accounting
Nicole Wolfe, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office

 Innovation:  IAF-AURA Team

     Jan Barnoff, Corporate Controllers Office
     Mary Breon, Corporate Controllers Office of Research Information Systems
     Duane Eberhart, Corporate Controllers Office Office of Research Protections
     Rich Gabel, Office of Research Protections
     Lisa Hipple, Office of Sponsored Programs
     Richard Killian, Research Accounting
     Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  Karen Woomer, Office of Sponsored Programs

Career Achievement:  Sue Lavan, College of Earth & Mineral Sciences           


2014

Collaboration:  Post-Award Working Group

Lisa Sharkey, College of Engineering
Corry Bullock, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office

 Innovation:  CATS Project Team

James Taylor, Office of Research Information Systems
Laura Young, Office of Research Protections
April Ripka, Office of Research Protections
Danielle Fasick, Office of Research Protections
Ming Ni, Office of Research Information Systems
Misha Kononov, Office of Research Information Systems
Taylor Ivy, Office of Research Protections

Outstanding Service:  Debra Thurley, Office of Research Protections

Career Achievement:  Jerome Itinger, College of Health & Human Development
                                      Donna Harkless, College of Health & Human Development


2013

Collaboration:  Account Setup Improvement Team

John W. Hanold, Office of Sponsored Programs
Richard Killian, Research Accounting Office
Orlando Lobo, Research Accounting Office
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Wendy Peck, Office of Sponsored Programs

 Innovation:  ePIAF Team

David Gindhart, Office of Research Information Systems
Chis Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Connie Lumpkin, Office of Research Information Systems
Michael Whyte, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  Niki Page, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office

Career Achievement:  Trish Alexander, College of Liberal Arts


2012

Collaboration:  IUID Implementation Team

Beverly Lipski, Office of Corporate Controller
Scott J. Cingle, Office of Corporate Controller
Jan Barnoff, Office of Corporate Controller
Mary Breon, Office of Corporate Controller
Bradley Kalbaugh, Office of Corporate Controller
Melisa Peck, Applied Research Laboratory
Thomas J. Herring, Applied Research Laboratory
Ronald Miller, Applied Research Laboratory
John Lubinski, Electro-Optics Center
Linda Fitzmaurice, Electro-Optics Center

Innovation:  EOC NAVSEA Reporting Tool Team

Leo Vensel, Electro-Optics Center
Lucinda Cuffia, Electro-Optics Center
Anissa R. Fellabaum, Electro-Optics Center
John Lubinski, Electro-Optics Center

Innovation:  Cayuse IntergrationTeam

Allyn Ditmer, Eberly College of Science
Christy Shaw-Godinez, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Heather Mann, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Nike Page, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Michael Whyte, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  Jennifer Taylor-Hillebrand, Office of Sponsored Programs

Career Achievement:  Lisa A. Hipple, Office of Sponsored Programs


2011

Collaboration:  Implementation and Managing of $54 Million NIH Award

Cynthia Brubaker, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Douglas Gray, Hershey College of Medicine
Terry Novchich, Hershey College of Medicine
Karen Robey, Hershey College of Medicine
Michele Stanton, Hershey College of Medicine
Barbara L. Suchanec, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Jill B. Wagner, Hershey College of Medicine
Michael S. Yarnell, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Ronald R. Zimmerman, Jr., Hershey College of Medicine

Innovation:  myResearch Portal Team

Jan Barnoff, Office of Corporate Controller
Janeen Grasser, Information Technology Services
Karen Hartzfeld, Information Technology Services
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Carl Seybold, Information Technology Services
Carl Schaad, Office of Research Information Systems
Jennifer Schreffler, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  John Lubinski, Electro-Optics Center

Career Achievement:  John R. McKee, College of Engineering


2010

Collaboration:  Conflict of Interest System (COINS) Team

Michelle Ebersole, Hershey College of Medicine
Donald Martin, Hershey College of Medicine
Ming Ni, Office of Research Information Systems
Clinton Schmidt, Office for Research Protections
Susan Seaman, Office for Research Protections
Susan Smith, Hershey College of Medicine
Neal Thomas, Hershey College of Medicine
Debra Thurley, Office for Research Protections
Sheila Vrana, Hershey College of Medicine

Innovation:  SIMSbudgets Team

Emily H. Broking, Office of Research Information Systems
Allyn Ditmer, Eberly College of Science
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Niki Page, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Mike Whyte, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  Jerry Carlson

Outstanding Service:  Steve Koths, College of Engineering

Career Achievement:  Vicki L. Spadaccio, College of Education


2009

Collaboration:  Federal Acquisition Regulation Matrix Team

Rob Baker, Applied Research Laboratory
Sally Cord, Electro-Optics Center
Melissa Cumblidge, Electro-Optics Center
George Houck, Applied Research Laborator
Danelle Kissell, Office of Sponsored Programs
Theresa Pietrowski, Electro-Optics Center
Jackie Raiser, Office of Sponsored Programs

Innovation:  IRB eSubmision Team

Emiliy H. Broking, Office of Research Information Systems
Sharon Donachy, Hershey College of Medicine
Rich Gabel, Office of Research Information Systems
Kathy Hay, Hershey College of Medicine
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
Connie Manchester, Hershey College of Medicine
Jodi Mathieu, Office for Research Protections
Jennifer Schreffler, Office of Research Information Systems
Susan Sillanpa, Office of Research Information Systems

Outstanding Service:  Vicki L. Spadaccio, College of Education

Outstanding Service:  Connie Stover, Research Accounting Office

Career Achievement:  Thomas F. Massaro, Industrial Research Office


2008

Collaboration:  Hershey SIMS Implementation Team

Emily H. Broking, Office of Research Information Systems
Marybeth Brown, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Cindy Brubaker, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Stacey Bucha, Office of Sponsored Programs
Lori Cole, Office of Sponsored Programs
Paul Crum, Office of Research Information Systems
Rich Gabel, Office of Research Information Systems
Kathy Garman, Office of Sponsored Programs
Chris Lose, Office of Research Information Systems
JoAnn Parsons, Office of Sponsored Programs
Wendy Peck, Office of Sponsored Programs
Susan Sillanpa, Office of Research Information Systems
Rosemarie Stover, Office of Sponsored Programs
Mike Whyte, Office of Research Information Systems
Patricia Wood, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine
Jurek Wrzos, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine

Innovation:  Sally L. Cord, Electro-Optics Center

Outstanding Service:  Barbara L. Suchanec, Research Affairs Office, Hershey College of Medicine

Career Achievement:  Robert C. Meyer, Eberly College of Science