Awards

  • 2013 ISE North America Project Award Finalist

    Academic / Public Sector | Nov 2013 | Tech Exec Networks (T.E.N.)

    KSU was recognized at ISE® North America Awards as a finalist in the Academic/Public Sector category for their integrated Application Gateway and identity management automated workflow platform. The ISE® North America Awards are held in conjunction with a two day Leadership Summit which includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and hot topic panel discussions. The two day program offers the opportunity to meet with peers and leading IT executives from across the region to discuss and share insights into today's issues and solutions.

  • 2013 TAG Excalibur Award Winner

    Public Sector | Oct 2013 | Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

    The TAG Excalibur Awards, hosted in collaboration with our Business & Technology Alliance society recognize the companies and organizations throughout Georgia that demonstrate the best use of technology, typically provided by a third-party, to solve complex business problems. A tech-enabled company may also develop its own non-commercial technology solutions to enhance the business.

  • 2013 TAG Excalibur Award Finalist

    Most Creative Project | Oct 2013 | Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

    The TAG Excalibur Awards, hosted in collaboration with our Business & Technology Alliance society recognize the companies and organizations throughout Georgia that demonstrate the best use of technology, typically provided by a third-party, to solve complex business problems. A tech-enabled company may also develop its own non-commercial technology solutions to enhance the business.

  • 2013 Software Impact Award

    Corporate Internal Software Development | May 2013 | Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

    Each year the SSA Impact Award recognizes companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market. The winners have built outstanding software solutions that deliver a significantly positive impact on both their customers and business community.

  • 2013 ISE Southeast Project Award Nominee

    Public Sector | Feb 2013 | Tech Exec Networks (T.E.N.)

    The ISE® Southeast Award in the Project category showcases an outstanding range of information security projects that were deployed and completed in the last 12-18 months and have had the greatest positive impact within their organization. ITS Operations is a nominee for this award for the Identity and Access Management Initiative that we are leading on the Kennesaw State campus. Judges evaluate projects based on scope, defined goals, ability to execute and overall results achieved for the organization.

  • 2013 CSO40 Award

    Public Sector | Jan 2013 | IDG CSO Magazine

    In a highly competitive process, Kennesaw State was selected for nationally-recognized CSO magazine's inaugural CSO40 Awards for its efforts in leveraging identity and access management projects and initiatives to deliver quantitative business value. The CSO40 Awards are given to organizations from across the country who have implemented security projects that are engaging with business units within the organization to enhance the value chain of service and product delivery within the organization. My team leads the identity and access management initiatives at Kennesaw State with a focus on implementing projects and systems in a way the continually enhance and deliver business value.

  • Administrator of the Year

    Luetta Hassis | Director, Instructional Technologies & Telecommunication Services | 2012-2013

    Rifka Mayani | Associate Director, Enterprise Systems & Services | 2012

  • Staff Administrative Support of the Year

    Serkan Ozsoy | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2014

    Donna Golder | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2010

  • Staff Employee of the Year

    Joan Brown | Systems Support Prof, IT Inventory Management & Special Projects | 2012-2013

    Elizabeth Starnes | Project Manager, Enterprise Systems & Services | 2010

    Christopher Ward | Campus Webmaster, Enterprise Systems & Services | 2004

  • 2012 Grand Prize Mobile Applications in Government

    Best Overall | October 2012 | Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

    The ITS Business Integration & Solutions Development Team was awarded the 2012 grand prize for Mobile Applications in Government by the Technology Association of Georgia based on value created, functionality, and look/feel for our new mobile Campus Directory.

  • 2012 Campus Partner of the Year

    Kennesaw State College of Continuing Education | Aug 2012

    Each year, the College of Continuing and Professional Education at KSU acknowledges a campus department or individual that has given extra support to the college. Outstanding Campus Partner awards were presented to Luetta Hassis and the Instructional Technologies and Telecommunication Services. They were honored at the 17th Annual CCPE celebration on August 24th, 2012.

  • 2011 USG Chancellor's Award for the Best Call Center

    Best Call Center | Nov 2011

    The KSU Service Desk is managed by ITS, Customer Support Services. The USG Chancellor's Award for the Best Call Center was chosen out of USG's multiple exceptional call centers. KSU's Call Center was selected based on outstanding performance and improvement in customer service.

  • 2012 Chancellor's Customer Service Leadership of the Year

    Rifka Mayani | 2012 | Silver Award

  • Supporting Outstanding Achievements for Residents

    Rifka Mayani | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2014

    Viola Lee | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2014

    Shannon Clayton | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2014

  • Customer Service Shining Star Award

    Shining Star of the Month

    Glenn Redd | Customer Support Services | Sep 2012

    Stephen Evans | Enterprise Systems & Services | Jul 2012

    Courtney Jones | Enterprise Systems & Services | Sep 2009

    Christopher Ward | Enterprise Systems & Services | Mar 2007


    Shining Star of the Year

    Amos Williams | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2012

    Elizabeth Starnes | Enterprise Systems & Services | 2010

  • KSU Employee of the Month

    KSU Staff Senate

    The Staff Senate, one of the governance and standing committees at Kennesaw State University, supports and facilitates the mission of the university “to be a progressive and exemplary educational institution, respected for its excellence and leadership.” Listed are ITS Members who have had the honor of receiving the Employee of the Month award administered by the KSU Staff Senate.

    Brian Kendrick | Infrastructure & Server Support | Nov 2013

    Casey Darrow | Infrastructure & Server Support | Jul 2013

    Mansour Abusaid | Customer Support Services | Dec 2011

    Donna Golder | Enterprise Systems & Services | Sep 2005, Jan 2010

    Michael Roberts | Enterprise Systems & Services | Nov 2006

    Pam Thomas | Enterprise Systems & Services | Nov 2003

    Patty Gass | Enterprise Systems & Services | Jun 2002

    Zach Farley | Customer Support Services

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