2014 Mazzotti Award Recipients Announced

2014 Mazzotti Awards in Women’s Leadership Recipients

Heeyoung Kim, coordinator of distance learning, will participate in a learning-leadership development program with the Institute for Engaged Leadership (IEL) sponsored by Penn State and the Sloan Consortium. IEL is designed to serve the development needs of emerging leaders and provide an orientation to the issues and forces facing online learning for established leaders. Heeyoung expects to use this experience to develop future online learning initiatives at Rider.

Carol Kondrach, associate vice president for information technologies, will attend the Institute for Educational Management offered by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The intensive two-week program focuses on the challenges of working in higher education, the importance of organizational change, and the benefits of personal renewal. Carol expects to further strengthen her IT leadership role across the University as a result of this experience.

Christine Hamme Peterson, associate professor of graduate education, leadership and counseling, will participate in the ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs. This workshop and webinar series focuses on a variety of topics among them budgeting and financial management, business leadership strategies, and fostering faculty career satisfaction. Christine looks forward to applying this experience to her work as acting director of the Counseling Services Program and Chair of the School of Education Academic Policy Committee.