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03-29-2016

Clarkson University Introduces New Employee of the Month Program

Clarkson University has introduced a new program highlighting the institution's commitment to service excellence.

Rhonda SheehanThe Clarkson University Employee of the Month program has begun as part of an ongoing commitment to service principles recognizing employees who are serving the University in an exceptional manner. These individuals exemplify the University's service philosophy and standards through their work and exhibit a positive and supportive attitude.

Associate Director of Student Administrative Services (SAS) at the Capital Region Campus Rhonda Sheehan and Administrative Assistant of SAS Patrice Cole have been named the March 2016 Employees of the Month.

Described by her colleagues as "the heart and soul of the Capital Region Campus," Sheehan always puts students first. Often going above and beyond by answering important emails on weekends, picking up students from the airport and being a valuable team player, she inspires her team members to greater service.

Patrice ColeCole is a staple of the SAS front desk, and her coworkers are continually impressed with her "ability to be courteous and collaborate." She knows her job well, and as a front desk representative, she is able to connect students to resources outside of SAS with ease and a courteous attitude. A welcoming presence to both students and fellow staff members, Cole brings positive energy to a high-demand area.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

Rhonda Sheehan photo caption: Clarkson University President Tony Collins, left, presents an Employee of the Month award to Associate Director of Student Administrative Services at the Capital Region Campus Rhonda Sheehan.

Patrice Cole photo caption: Clarkson University President Tony Collins, left, presents an Employee of the Month award to Administrative Assistant of Student Administrative Services Patrice Cole.

[Photographs for media use are available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/rsheehan-eom.jpg and http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/pcole-eom.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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