Vice Chancellor’s Awards recognize Texas A&M AgriLife personnel
Recipients honored for outstanding excellence
Texas A&M AgriLife faculty and staff were honored Jan. 14 during the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence ceremony, which followed the annual State of AgriLife Address, both held virtually this year.
The awards, established in 1980, recognize the commitment and outstanding contributions displayed across Texas A&M AgriLife and celebrate the contributions and achievements of faculty, students and staff members.
Recipients represent personnel in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL.
The AgriLife Services Staff Award was presented to Paula Maldonado, senior business administrator, Unit Business Services, was recognized for her contributions to the Department of Food Science and Technology and the Department of Nutrition. She provides exceptional service to faculty members, helping oversee their lab budgets and assists in staff recruitment and hosting visiting scientists. In her nomination, the heads of both departments said, “The split of the former Department of Nutrition and Food Science and successful start of the new departments would not have been feasible without Ms. Maldonado. Her exceptional support, dedicated problem-solving and diligent service have made our departments run smoothly.”
A full list of award winners was announced on AgriLife Today.