Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Honors USM's Stan Jakubik with Lifetime Achievement Award
Adelphi, Md. (March
23, 2016) -- The Higher Education Group (HEUG), an international organization comprised
of institutions that use application software from the Oracle Corporation, has
honored University System of Maryland (USM) assistant vice chancellor Stan
Jakubik with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.
At its recent Annual Alliance Conference, the HEUG
recognized Jakubik for the scale of contributions he has made to higher
education during a 45-year career.
A focus of Jakubik's prominent role with the
USM Information Technology staff is to coordinate projects that occur on
multiple campuses--typically administrative systems implementations and
upgrades. For the past 17 years, Jakubik's office has been based in USM space
at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Technology Center.
The following highlights about Jakubik's work in higher education are
excerpted from a news release issued by the HEUG:
Lew Conner, Executive Director of the HEUG said that "for nearly
45 years Stan has been dedicated to students, faculty and staff at five different
In his 15 year volunteer role with the HEUG, Jakubik has served
as President, Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Alliance Conference,
Past-President, Vice President of Community Development, Chairman of the
Nominations and Elections Committee and Oracle relationship liaison. Jakubik traveled globally for the HEUG as
well attending and presenting in Europe and Australia. He also served as the primary spokesperson
for International Oracle User Community for 4 years. Jakubik was inducted into the HEUG Hall of
Fame in 2013
Conner went on to say that "Stan's calm and thoughtful
approach as a HEUG board member has served as a model of excellence for many
board members that have followed."
Mario Berry said, "Stan Jakubik's passionate commitment to the HEUG, and the
number of years he provided leadership and direction has helped the HEUG become
such a global force in the industry."
For details about
the HEUG and this announcement, interested parties can contact Brittany Moon of
the HEUG at email@example.com.
Contact: Mike Lurie