Faculty and Staff Honored
Service pins were awarded to faculty and staff in recognition of their years of service to West Georgia at the spring general faculty meeting in May. The annual awards for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and even 40 years of service are made possible by contributions to the University of West Georgia Foundation.
So many faculty and staff received 10-year service pins, we had to take two photos to accommodate them all! Among those honored for 10 years of service were: (seated, l-r) Dr. Ron Best, Department of Accounting and Finance; Michael Aldrich, Library; Dr. John Blair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Dr. Julie Bartley, Department of Geosciences; Dr. James Dillon, Department of Psychology; (standing, l-r) Tracey Head, Auxiliary Services; Dr. Cher Hendricks, Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies; Deannie Corley, Department of Continuing Education; Dr. Dick Larkin, Department of Political Science and Planning; Dr. Martha Larkin, Department of Special Education and Speech-Language Pathology; Nancy Lott, Richards College of Business; and Dr. Faye McIntyre, Richards College of Business.
The remaining 10-year honorees in attendance were: (seated, l-r) Dr. Tamra Ogletree, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Mary Ann Myers, Department of Media and Instructional Technology; Dr. Denise Overfield, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Marcia New, Office of Financial Aid; Mike Pearson, College of Arts and Sciences Technical Support; (standing, l-r) Dr. Nancy Pencoe, Department of Biology; Dr. Larry Schor, Department of Psychology; and Alexandra Young, Department of Computer Science.
Receiving 15-year service pins were: (seated, l-r) Matthew Clay, College of Education; Tina Bennett, President’s Office; Dr. Jane Hill, Department of English and Philosophy; Dr. Stanley Caress, Department of Political Science and Planning; Dr. Robert Morris, Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies; (standing, l-r) Elaine Nugent, Department of Institutional Research and Planning; Dr. David Osborne, Department of Biology; Patricia Pinkard, College of Arts and Sciences; Terri Rubino, Department of Human Resources; Dr. Robert Sanders, Department of Political Science and Planning; and Garth Wilson, Information Technology Services.
Receiving 20-year service pins were: (seated, l-r) Erma Shooks, Department of Institutional Research and Planning; Elmira Eidson, Department of History; Dr. Barbara McKenzie, Department of Media and Instructional Technology; Dr. Randy Hendricks, Department of English and Philosophy; Shelly Parker, Department of Purchasing Services; (standing, l-r) Tina Johnson, Department of Biology; Denise Tarpley, Office of Admissions; and Kimily Willingham, College of Arts of Sciences.
Receiving 25-year service pins were (l-r) Deborah North, Office of Student Services, and Linda Picklesimer, Campus Center.
30 and 35 Years
Receiving 30-year service pins were: (seated, l-r) Swain Harris, University Police; Anita Haynes, Office of Student Services; Dr. Don Rice, College of Arts and Sciences; (standing, l-c) Dr. Karen Smith, Department of Mathematics; and Bonnie Stevens, Registrar’s Office; and receiving a 35-year pin was (standing, r) Dr. Tim Chowns, Department of Geosciences.
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