Outstanding Service Award
Systems Operations and Control
UMD Admissions recruits new students at many college fairs and high school
visits throughout the year with thousands of contacts made. This process was
done manually and it took weeks to follow up on those contacts, taking valuable
staff time away from following up.
Travis designed an electronic entry form that significantly improved the accuracy
and turn around time for data collection at these events. The data collected
updates the PeopleSoft System electronically saving the Admissions office thousands
of hours of data entry. This process has reduced by many weeks the time it takes
to get requested information back to prospective students. This program and
process designed by Travis has given UMD a real advantage over other schools.
For sharing his unique talents, I take pride in presenting Travis with this