Thanks so much for your usual attention to last minute details, but you really outdid yourself by through with extra lunches for our unexpected participants. Thanks to you they didn’t go hungry!

—Janice Bordeaux

… Kathryn O’Brien and Cecilia Gimenez-Zapiola were both invaluable resources and truly helpful in planning for the conference… It would not have been as successful as it was without them.

—Kentrell Owens

… It’s simply beyond words for any of us to express how your presence, professionalism, enthusiasm, good cheer, ceaseless energy—and wise advice—continue to enhance RCEL’s programs and public image. Thanks again, so very much!

—Christine Gardner (RCEL)

… I am writing to sincerely thank you for all help that you provided… for setting up the booth at the [conference] and diligently being there, …for arranging the buses, …for ordering the bags and buttons that we distributed, and for all the other things that you have done that I do not know about. We could not have done all this promotion of Rice without your help and we very much appreciate the time and effort that you put into this.

—Lydia Kavraki

I just wanted to thank you for the excellent job you did in supporting our event. Your expertise and professionalism was instrumental in our successful kickoff.

—Pedro Alvarez, NEWT

We welcomed over 75 scientists and engineers from 10 countries in Europe, Asia, and North and South America representing industry, academia, and government. Through [the event’s office’s] efforts, the attendees left with an incredibly positive view of Rice University.

—Walter Chapman

I think [the conference] has been a great success thank to the [efforts]… made during the past months and also during the celebration of the event. Everything was perfect, the program, the logo, the presentations, the place, the food, the people! Please pass on my thanks and congratulations…


Thanks so much for all of your help and support in planning and facilitating [the memorial]. It was a very special event, and all of your hard work was instrumental. We are grateful… for the generous gift of time and resources.

—Tim Carroll

Thanks so very much… for all your expert help with the memorial service, reception, and dinner. …Another big thank you is in order for your creating the wonderful slideshow with the very distinctive opening photo!

—Carolyn Carroll