ASU employees recognized for excellence

April 15, 2010

From helping to improve K-12 education in Arizona and making the university more sustainable, to developing cutting-edge media technologies and advancing new health care solutions, ASU employees are helping their community in a big way.

In recognition of their efforts and achievement, ASU President Michael Crow hosted a reception last week to present the President’s Award for Innovation, the President’s Award for Sustainability, the President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness, and the Top Multiple Sun Award for Individual Excellence. The Office of Human Resources coordinated the event. Download Full Image

This year’s award recipients include:

2010 President’s Award for Innovation" alt="" width="35" height="35" />" target="_blank">Center for Healthcare Innovation & Clinical Trials

Knight">">Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship

2010 President’s Award for Sustainability" target="_blank">" alt="" width="35" height="35" />Facilities Management Grounds Services Green Waste Reuse

Family">">Family Weekend Zero Waste Initiative

Workshop">">Workshop Course on Future Scenarios for Agriculture and Water In Arizona 

2010 President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness" alt="" width="35" height="35" />" target="_blank">BEST – Building Educator Support Teams

Desert">">Desert Doghouse

Top Multiple SUN Award recipients for Calendar Year 2009" alt="" width="35" height="35" />Floyd Daniels, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Nurse Managed Health Centers

Damian Gonzalez, New College Technology Support

Linda Holland, College of Technology and Innovation

Stephanie Sandrock, Biodesign Research Management Office.

Sharon Keeler

Women's tennis wraps dual match season in Tucson

April 15, 2010

The No. 27 Arizona State women's tennis team will travel down to Tucson this weekend for its final dual match of the season against in-state rival Arizona. The match will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The Sun Devils will head into Saturday's contest with a 12-5 overall record and are 4-3 in Pac-10 play. The Wildcats are currently 12-8, 1-6 Pac-10.

In the rankings
The Sun Devils dropped to 27th in the ITA Rankings this week. ASU has two Sun Devils in the singles rankings. All-American Kelcy">">K... McKenna is currently 70th while Micaela">">Mi... Hein entered the rankings at 76th. Download Full Image

Last week
The Sun Devils dropped two road matches to Pac-10 powerhouses UCLA and USC. After defeating the Trojans earlier this season, ASU fell 5-2 in their conference match. The Sun Devils regrouped and nearly upset No. 8 UCLA the following day as the Bruins won 4-3.

Upset city
Two members of the ASU tennis team came home from Los Angeles with an upset singles win. Micaela">">Mi... Hein, who has been playing in the No. 1 slot the second half of the season, took down No. 8 Yasmin Schnack of UCLA in straight sets. Kelcy">">K... McKenna earned an upset of her own after defeating No. 43 Noelle Hickey of UCLA.

Crickey Brycki
What a dual season it has been for Michelle">"... Brycki! The sophomore has been the Sun Devils' rock this season as she has yet to drop a dual match. While playing in the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 slot, Brycki has garnered a 12-0 record and has also been a productive doubles team member.

Next up
The Sun Devils will head to Ojai, Calif., for the Pac-10 Women's Tennis Championship. The tournament takes place April 22-25.