January 2010 Staff News

Student Life

  • Harold Holmes
    received the 2009 Leonard Goldberg Citation for being “situated amongst notable and enduring contributors to the field of student personnel.” He was recognized for his “exemplified accomplishment, including terms as the president for the Southern Association of College Student Affairs, the vice president for Region III of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the Board of Directors or NASPA, a Fulbright Scholar and coordinating officer for the NASPA International Exchange program.”


Staff members who are observing anniversaries of their employment.
(Recognition is for one year and for five through 50 years at five-year intervals.)

January 2010 Recognition

20 Years

Ray Watson, Graylyn Conference Center: Maintenance Technician

15 Years

Michael Blankenship, Facilities & Campus Services: Superintendent, Maint. Team 2
Alan Keely, Law School: Associate Director, Professional Center Library
Pat McElroy, Student Health Services: Nurse, RN

10 Years

Vada Lou Earle, University Events: Director, Donor Events
Michael Greene, Law School: Library Technician II, Professional Center Library
James Overstreet, Athletics: Director, Multimedia Services
Jean Reader, Law School: Circulation Desk Supervisor, Professional Center Library
Kim Robertson, Advancement: Annual Funds Coordinator
Sonja Ross, Human Resources: Assistant to the Director
Joanne VanSice, Economics: Administrative Assistant
Mitzi Wright, Information Systems: Manager, Software & Compliance

5 Years

Molly Davis, WFDD Radio: Membership Coordinator
Patti Delph, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian
Heather Gillette, Z. Smith Reynolds Library: Library Specialist IV
Matt Nelkin, Communications & External Relations: Web Developer
Mandy O’Brien, Information Systems: Software Programmer/Analyst
Amber Parrish, Schools of Business Information Systems: Computer Support Consultant
Willie Singletary, Facilities & Campus Services: Custodian

1 Year

Barbara Arinci, Undergraduate Admissions: Admissions Diversity Counselor
Bill Kennard, Facilities & Campus Services: Groundskeeper
Troy Smith, Advancement: Associate Director, Prospect Research

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