All full-time Steinhardt administrators, clerical and technical staff, and research staff are eligible for one or more of the awards listed below. Please note that Steinhardt's awards are separate and distinct from the University's Distinguished Administrator and Give-A-Violet Awards.
- Steinhardt Distinguished Administrator Award – recognizes outstanding administrative and professional performance and inclusive excellence that help Steinhardt meet its strategic initiatives and contribute to the attainment of Steinhardt's goals.
- Steinhardt Administrative Award for Excellence – recognizes outstanding administrative and professional performance.
- Steinhardt Staff Award for Excellence – recognizes the extraordinary service of clerical and technical staff.
- Steinhardt Distinguished Professional Researcher Award – recognizes full-time researchers who have demonstrated exceptional service in conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results, and performing duties associated with laboratory or research programs.
- Dean’s Award for Impact – recognizes outstanding administrators, researchers, or staff members who make a significant impact in engagement, community, or inclusion and innovation activities within Steinhardt, NYU, or local, national, and global communities.
- Steinhardt Give-A-Violet Award – recognizes staff who have gone above and beyond the normal scope of their positions and demonstrated specific values and competencies at an exceptional level in the performance of their everyday responsibilities.
- Steinhardt Honorary Team Recognition – is a new recognition category that celebrates teams, groups, or departments that have gone above and beyond in providing exemplary work.
Award Winners for 2022
Steinhardt Distinguished Administrator Award
Nick Voelker, Office of Student Affairs
Steinhardt Administrative Award for Excellence
Dani Resto, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Steinhardt Staff Award for Excellence
David Go, Office of Graduate Admissions
Steinhardt Distinguished Professional Researcher Award
Roslyn Sandy, Institute of Human Development and Social Change
Dean's Award for Impact
Erasmia Ioannou-Benakis, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Steinhardt Give-A-Violet Award
Julie Chin, Department of Physical Therapy
Aaron Fenhagen, Department of Physical Therapy
Karina Melendez, Department of Applied Psychology
Steinhardt Honorary Team Recognition
Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology
Department of Applied Psychology
Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities
Department of Art and Art Professions
Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Department of Occupational Therapy
Department of Teaching and Learning
Institute of Human Development and Social Change
Joyce Gamal Assad Rafla
Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity & the Transformation of Schools
Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy
Office of Academic Affairs
Office of Administration and Finance
Office of Communications
Office of the Dean
Office of Equity, Belonging, and Community Action
Office of Facilities
Office of Global Affairs
Office of Graduate Admissions
M. Moreno-El Absy
Office of Research
Office of Student Affairs
Program for Inclusion and Neurodiversity Education (PINE)
Lauren Hough Williams
Steinhardt Technology Services
- Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions Administrative Aide Team
- Academic Operations
- Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions Finance Team
- Department of Occupational Therapy Administrative Team
- Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions Tech Team
- Information Technology Services