Mandy Barrera Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award
Mandy Barrera has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award. Mandy joined the department in 2015, and has played an essential role in helping us to achieve excellence in our research and educational missions. She is currently an administrative associate to Dr. Delia Milliron and a grant finance specialist.
Mandy’s dedication, adaptability and friendly manner are just a selection of the many outstanding qualities mentioned by her nominators of this award.
“Mandy is excellent at tackling urgent tasks without losing sight of longer term priorities,” one nominator said. Another admired how Mandy “takes an initiative to go above and beyond with her current task.”
“As a first-year in the Milliron group, there are a lot of logistics involved in becoming integrated in the,” a nominating student said. “Mandy made my transition as smooth as possible by being friendly and responsive whenever I had a question for her.”
“The award was a wonderful surprise and absolutely made my day,” Mandy said. “I appreciate the nominations and to know that the Department takes the time to recognize the work that is performed by it’s employees.”Tags: ChE, Mandy Barrera, McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, Spring 2017, staff spotlight award, The University of Texas at Austin, UT Austin