Annual May Day Picnic Set for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

April 10, 2017 at 9:01 am

The Chancellor’s Office along with the Office of Human Resources will host our annual May Day Picnic on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, under the tent on the quad beginning at 12:00 p.m.

The purpose of this event is to recognize our retirees as well as our State Service Award recipients who have reached a 10, 20, 30, or 40-year milestone in 2016 with the University and/or State of South Carolina. We will announce our Classified Employee of the Year, Student Affairs/Academic Affairs Award and the Bill Drake Award.

40-Year State Service Award Recipients: None

30-Year State Service Award Recipients: Jim Charles, School of Education; Clementine Geter, Library; James B. Griffis, Department of Psychology; Nancy M. Lambert, Library; Lisa S. Lever, Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering; Donette Y. Stewart, Enrollment Services

20-Year State Service Award Recipients: Blake L. Deegan, Library; Dr. Lynette M. Gibson, Mary Black School of Nursing; Marilyn J. Izzard, School of Education; Brigitte U. Neary, Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies; J. Robert Thomas, Jr., Media Services

10-Year State Service Award Recipients: Darlene M. Amendolair, Mary Black School of Nursing; Ryan D. Boggs, Student Success Center; Susan K. Cantrell, Facilities Management; Robert E. Cothran, Information Technology & Services; David W. Damrel, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies; Kathleen P. Ferris, Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering; Greta G. Freeman, School of Education; Timothy P. Grady, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies; Muhammad I. Hameed, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; Douglas A. Jackson, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Andrew K. Kearns, Library; Celena E. Kusch, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Melissa A. Pilgrim, Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering; Barbara E. Powell, Purchasing; Shawn D. Masto, Child Advocacy Studies; Elaine M. Reese, Purchasing; Cory A. Rodgers, Information Technology & Services; Michael P. Sandago, Athletics; Everardo C. Solorio, Facilities Management; Tasha A. Thomas, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Alexandre Timonov, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science; George H. Williams, Department of Languages, Literature and Composition; Wei Zhong, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science

Please join us on the quad to recognize these employees on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Lunch will be served. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ashley Frech in Human Resources at ext. 7205.