Rebecca Dupre is the recipient of the Dean's Award for Leadership in Program and Operational Excellence. Established in 2013, this new award is given to a faculty member or staff leader who excels in managing and enhancing programs that impact the Pratt School of Engineering community at Duke University. Becca was one of nine outstanding members of the Pratt community honored at the 2013 Engineering Awards Banquet, held April 20, 2013 at the Washington Duke Inn. Considerations for the award include operational excellence, responsiveness to program participants and continuous improvement through the integration of new tools and process innovations. As the business manager for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and financial administrator for the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnolgoy (CEINT), Becca is a invaluable asset and CEINT is proud of her recognition.