2011 Professional/Administrative Support Award of Excellence
Department: Animal and Dairy Science
In 2004, Robin Harvey joined the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as a program specialist in the Animal and Dairy Science Department. A job formerly held by two people, the program specialist assists with both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Robin maintains academic records, schedules advising appointments and effectively handles program of study issues for more than 250 undergraduate and 30 to 40 graduate students. She also helps teaching faculty with course and classroom scheduling, course management and advising and assists the research faculty through her work with graduate students.
She serves as the main point of contact between ADS and the CAES Academic Affairs Office and the UGA Graduate School. Robin earned a certificate for academic advising from the UGA Office of the Vice President of Instruction and is now part of the university-wide team that conducts the training.