Board of Regents Staff Awards
2014 Board of Regents Staff Award Recipient
University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents (BOR) has selected Mr. Claude (Dick) Rader as a recipient of the 2013-2014 USM Board of Regents’ Staff Award in the category of Effectiveness and Efficiency – Exempt Staff. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Regents to recognize exemplary staff achievement. Mr. Radar is the first Coppin State University staff member to receive a Board of Regent Staff Award.
Dick has steadfastly served the Coppin State University Division of Information Technology for over a decade. He has produced innovative accomplishments that have distinguished him within the industry and on Coppin’s campus. He has received numerous local, state, and national awards for his work. Computerworld Honors Program presented him with a Laureate for his "Enhanced 911 for Public Safety Effectiveness and Efficiency." Avaya also recognized his work with an Enterprise Transformation Award for his work with "E911 Implementation." His achievements have been instrumental in moving the Division of Information Technology and the University forward, placing Coppin at the leading edge of a technology driven institutions.
Dick has an extensive documented path of accomplishments that have required him to engage the University community across several campus departments. As a result, he has moved the entire campus forward toward the forefront of innovation, with improvements that impact the entire sphere of teaching and learning here at Coppin State University.
Dick will join other recipients at a BOR Special Breakfast ceremony on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Towson University. He will receive a plaque and a $1,000 monetary award.
Congratulations to Dick Rader who makes us "Coppin Proud."