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Staff Council honors ‘outstanding’ staff members

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May 17, 2012

Staff Council thanked Georgia College staff members during its daylong appreciation event Wednesday.Sodexo staff serve ice cream during the 2012 Staff Council Ice Cream Social following the awards ceremony.Sodexo staff serve ice cream during the 2012 Staff Council Ice Cream Social following the awards ceremony.

The council honored this year’s “outstanding” staff members, which included a new award, The Hemphill-Sallstrom Faculty-Staff Honors Award.

Established by friends and colleagues to honor Dr. Ralph W. Hemphill and Dr. John E. Sallstrom, the award recognizes retired faculty and staff who have contributed outstanding service to Georgia College.

Congratulations to the 2012 Staff Excellence Award winners:

  • Bobcat Spirit: Craig Henry, Manager of Technology Support Services, Technology Support Services;
  • Bang for Your Buck: Susan Daniels, Grounds Superintendent, Plant Operations;
  • Customer Service: Jon Meyer, Business Manager, Campus Life;
  • Public Service Award: Julie Cook, Baldwin High School Coordinator, YES Program;
  • Outstanding Service: Karen Higgs, Academic Advisor, Center for Student Success;
  • Outstanding Service: Susan Allen, Chief Budget Officer, Budget Office;
  • Outstanding Service: Mark Bowen, Project Manager, Plant Operations;
  • Outstanding Service: Donna Johnson, Senior Secretary, Registrar’s Office; and
  • Outstanding Service: Joe Windish, Lead Technical Specialist for Instructional Support, Library and Instructional Technology Center.

 Hemphill-Sallstrom Faculty-Staff Honors Award winners:

  • Staff Recipient: Cecile Parker, who served as administrative assistant from 1986 to 2003, serving the majority of her years at Georgia College during President Edwin Speir’s tenure; and
  • Faculty Recipient: Dr. Doris Moody, who served for 38 years as instructor of biology, teaching microbiology to pre-nursing students.

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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