Vol 57 No. 18 : November, 2005
Vol 57 No. 18 | October 28, 2005
CBA's Canavan Top Employee
Stephenie Canavan was selected by her peers in the College of Business Administration to be the employee of the month.
Stephenie, a Long Beach native and Lakewood resident, was recognized in a special ceremony held on Friendship Walk near the University Student Union which was renamed Stephenie Canavan Lane for October.
President Robert Maxson praised Stephenie for her dedication and willingness to go the extra mile. "She works hard at whatever she's asked to do and is always willing to help others," he said.Stephenie said she was honored to be chosen as employee of the month. "The College of Business Administration is a good college to work in," said Stephenie, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems in 1996 from CSU Dominguez Hills. "We have 135 faculty and 27 staff so it is easy to keep busy."
As director of the Instructional Support Center, Stephenie's responsibilities include everything from dealing with test banks and preparing resumes to preparing syllabi and making sure those last-minute class materials arrive on time. "With my background in Information Systems, I can bring to this position the right set of skills," she said.
Stephenie joined the university in 1997 as systems analyst in the bursar's office after a 15-year career in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools. She moved to the College of Business Administration in 2001. The CSULB connection extends to her family as well, with her daughter Carrie Hernandez, who recently acquired her master's degree in the College of Education, and her son-in-law Germain Hernandez working in the College of Health and Human Services.
When she isn't working with CSULB faculty and staff, she enjoys walking with her husband and creating scrapbooks with her daughter.
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