Beckett Receives UI Outstanding Staff Award

Friday, October 4, 2013

Susan Beckett, director, desktop services, Engineering Computer Services, has received a University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Award.  The award recognizes staff members who have made outstanding accomplishments and contributions that significantly benefited or brought honor or recognition to the university.

During her 31-year career as an IT professional, Beckett has been an invaluable support for the College of Engineering and the campus as a whole. She has consistently worked to establish a user oriented computing environment, effectively managing software, and assisting with the reinvention of the help desk. Her professionalism and a commitment to diversity have led her to chair the Council on the Status of Women, serve on the board of the Women’s Resource and Action Center, and become an at large member of the UI Staff Council. Beckett has also made significant contributions to mediation services on campus.