May Day Picnic Award Recipients Recognized

May 9, 2016 at 10:13 am

The Chancellor’s Office along with the Office of Human Resources hosted USC Upstate’s annual May Day Picnic on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Sonya Hall, business manager for Housing and Residential Life and budget manager for the Division of Student Affairs, received the administrative award for Classified Employee of the Year.

Elizabeth Morales, housekeeping supervisor in Facilities Management, received the facilities award for Classified Employee of the Year.

The University also recognized three adjunct faculty members with the Bill Drake Award. Recipients included Beth Freeman, College of Arts and Sciences; Carol Broadus, College of Arts and Sciences; and Amy Fleischmann, School of Education.

The University also recognized retirees and State Service Award recipients who have reached a 10, 20, 30, or 40-year milestone in 2015 with the University and/or State of South Carolina.

Retirees: Janice Dellinger, Purchasing; Margaret “Peggy” Williams, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Teddy Randal Varn and Sandra Richards in Facilities Management; Virginia Gale Jackson, Achieve Program; Elaine B. Crosland, Academic Affairs; Diane Daane, Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies; Brenda Jackson, Mary Black School of Nursing; Dwight Lambert, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies; Judith Kizer, Department of Psychology; Nancy Gallenstein, School of Education; William H. White, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Deryle Franklin Hope, Center for International Studies.

40-Year State Service Award Recipients: None

30-Year State Service Award Recipients: Cindy B. Jennings, Information Technology and Services; Raymond J. Merlock, Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

20-Year State Service Award Recipients: Gamal Elnagar, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Marilyn J. Izzard, School of Education; Vincent A. Connors, Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering; N. Lynne M. Gibbs, Department of Psychology; Gregory A. Hooks, Athletics; Johnaca W. Dunlap, Library; June C. D. Carter, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Tyrone Toland, Department of Informatics

10-Year State Service Award Recipients: Christopher C. Woodard, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Frank H. Li, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Erin Millwood, Financial Aid; Peter B. Caster, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Jeannie M. Chapman, Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering; Samantha Hauptman, Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies; Latressa A. W. Ellis, Admissions; Lola Bradley, Library; Michael J. Huff, Information Technology & Services; Teresa Dees, Mary Black School of Nursing; James M. Shugart, University Police; Glynda L. Miller, University Police; Tammy L. George, Athletics; Zachary M. Zieke, Facilities Management; David L. Coberly, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Stephen B. Howard, Facilities Management; Charles C. Herrin, Facilities Management; Sharon Talley Smith, Mary Black School of Nursing