We are delighted to announce the winners of the Staff Awards 2022 recognising the achievements and efforts of our colleagues in the 2021/22 academic year. Congratulations to all the recipients:
Lecturer of the Year
Winner - Robert Tessier, Lecturer in Catering and Hospitality Lecturer (Ballymena).
Runner Up - Sophie Carlisle-Norton, Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering (Newtownabbey).
Excellence in Supporting Students
Winner - Karla Kosch, Foundation Degree Coordinator, Advanced Technologies (Ballymena).
Runner Up - Lauren Millar, Educational Support (Coleraine).
Professional Services Team of the Year
Winner - The Finance Team
(Caroline McCloskey, Denise Kearney, Brenda Carson, Ruth Acheson, Heather McEldowney, Janet Hastings, Liam Brown, Oisin McGahon, David Clarke, Julie Robinson, Kathleen Dodds and Mary Goodwin).
Runner Up - Ballymena Estates Team
(Adrian Verner, Kevin McMullan, James McCabe, Stephen Verner, Chris Mawhinney and Ian French).
Excellence in Teaching Innovation
Winner - Emma Butler, Computing Lecturer, Advanced Technologies (Newtownabbey).
Runner Up - Amanda Black, Lecturer Beauty Therapy (Newtownabbey).
Curriculum Team of the Year
Winner - Beauty Therapy Department, Ballymoney Campus
(Alison Jackson and Caitlin Lynn).
Runner Up - Counselling Team Level 2-5
(Minford McBride, Michelle Laverty, Nicola Quigg, Nichola Burke, Roisin Faulkner, and Anne McCann).
New Start of the Year
Winner - Aisleen Keenan, Lecturer in Animal Management (Newtownabbey).
Runner Up - Fiona Johnstone, Education Support Co-ordinator, Student Services (Newtownabbey).
Team Player of the Year
Winner - Anne-Marie McAleese, Lecturer in Health and Social Care.
Runner Up - Majella Quinn, Curriculum Area Manager, Essential Skills (Magherafelt).
Best New Course 2021/22
Winner - Level 3 Advanced Technical, IT (Newtownabbey)
Runner Up - Dental Nursing (Magherafelt)
(Jacqui McAllister, Lesley McCausland, Laura Kelly and Michelle McWilliams).
Professional Services Team Member of the Year
Winner - Sam McIlwaine, IT Operations Analyst (Ballymena).
Runner Up - Neil Gorman, Senior Exams Officer (Newtownabbey).
Excellence in the Community and Society
Winner - Ballymoney Early Years Team
(Beth Thompson, Elaine Hegarty, Heather Nesbitt, Laura-Jayne Archibald, Tanya Blair and Kasala McCurdy).
Runner Up - Lisa McAuley, PTL ESOL Essential Skills Department (Newtownabbey).
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
Winner - Lauren Millar, Education Support coordinator, Student services (Coleraine).
Runner Up - Carrie Fleming, Student Engagement Officer (Newtownabbey).