Rising Star Award Recipients

2023 Recipients

  • Wes Johnson
    Executive Director for IT Experience, UC Berkeley
  • Jackie Milhans
    Director of Research Computing and Data, Northwestern University

2022 Recipient

  • Joseph Licata
    Product Management Consultant, and Former Associate Chief Information Officer, Maricopa County Community Colleges District

2021 Recipients

  • Tonya Bennett
    Director of Educational Technology
    University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Kyle Shachmut
    Assistant Director of Digital Accessibility Services
    Harvard University

2020 Recipient

  • Shannon Dunn
    Assistant Director
    University of Florida Information Technology Center for Instructional Technology and Training

2019 Recipient

  • Tina Pappas
    Associate Director, Innovation and Technology
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

2018 Recipient

  • Damian M. Doyle
    Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure Services
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2017 Recipient

  • Liv Gjestvang
    Associate Vice President, Learning Technology, Office of Distance Education and eLearning
    The Ohio State University

2016 Recipient

  • Emily Lynema
    Associate Head, IT, and Director of Academic Technology, NCSU Libraries
    NC State University

2015 Recipient

  • Brandon Bernier
    Director of User Services
    University of Wisconsin–Madison

2014 Recipient

  • Katie Vale
    Director of Digital Learning
    Harvard School of Public Health

2013 Recipients

  • Barron Koralesky
    Associate Director of Information Technology Services
    Macalester College
  • Jennifer Sparrow
    Senior Director of Networked Knowledge Ventures and Emerging Technologies Virginia Tech

2012 Recipient

  • Melissa Woo
    Vice Provost for Information Services and CIO
    University of Oregon

2011 Recipient

  • Keith W. McIntosh
    Acting Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology
    Pima Community College