CLAMP Recognition Award Winner Announcement for 2015-16

The CLAMP Steering Committee is proud to announce the 2015-16 winners of the CLAMP Recognition Awards.

Matt Wright has distinguished himself as a member of the CLAMP community through his regular attendance at Hack/Doc Fests in the last several years, his consistent effort to center accessibility issues when reviewing Moodle, his work on providing documentation on the new gradebook, and his willingness to organize and host the 2016 Summer Hack/Doc Fest. Matt is an Academic Technology Support Specialist at Butler University.

Sarah Ryder, senior web programmer at Hampshire College, has participated in CLAMP since the joint NITLE Camp/Hack Doc Fest at Smith College in 2009. She organized and hosted the 2011 Summer Hack/Doc Fest and the 2013 Integration Sprint, both at Hampshire College. Sarah served on the Steering Committee from 2012-2015 and was part of the ad hoc communications committee that redesigned CLAMP’s website in November 2015.

About the Awards

The CLAMP Recognition Awards are awarded annually to one developer (e.g.; hacker) and one instructional technologist (e.g.; doc’er) to acknowledge outstanding achievement as members of the organization. These achievements include work on Moodle development, Moodle documentation, CLAMP organization and/or recruitment to CLAMP.

In 2015-16, the value of this award is $500. Learn more about the awards at