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Staff Distinguished Performance Awards set for May 7


The 19th Annual Distinguished Performance Awards and Service Recognition Ceremony for non-faculty employees will be held Monday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall in the Carl R. Reng Student Union, 101 North Caraway Road, Jonesboro. A dessert reception will follow immediately after the ceremony. Everyone is invited to attend.

The award recipients for 2011-2012 were: Rookie of the Year – Alletha Davis, Large Scale Distance Education, Team Player – Mendy Hendrix, University Advancement, Unsung Hero – Steve Riga, Information and Technology Services, Team Achievement (Departmental Award) – Landscaping Services, Facilities Management (Brian Pettie, Chad Woodard, Richard McCall, Jace McDaniel, Ben Tinsley, Bobby Ishmael, Pat Runyan, Bobby Burton, Greg Olson, Grady Clark, Anthony Passalaqua, Braden Gatling, Robert Hobbs, Jr., Bruce Spencer, Brian Webb, John Scott, Charles Hendrix, Seth  Broadaway, Frazier Dixon, Daniel Turner, Brian Acre, Charles Roberts, Timothy Colburn,   Bryan Shanks, Adam Elam, Debbie Greenway, Tim Davis, James Woods, and Danny Potts), Extra Mile – Joyce Mann, Center for Excellence in Education, Outstanding Part-Time – Madison Rupard, Residence Life, and Faculty Outstanding Recipient of Collaborative Efforts (FORCE) – Dr. George Foldesy, Center for Excellence in Education. David McKinney, Staff Senate president, hosted the program. ASU Chancellor Dr. Tim Hudson presented service certificates in recognition of retirees and staff members who have completed 10, 20, 30, and 40 years of service at Arkansas State University. Those awards were presented by the respective vice chancellors.

David McKinney, Staff Senate president, will serve as host for the program. ASU Chancellor Dr. Tim Hudson will present service certificates in recognition of staff members who have completed 10, 20, 30, and 40 years of service at Arkansas State University. The Distinguished Performance Awards will be presented by the vice chancellors.

The presentation of the Distinguished Performance Awards was initiated in 1994 to recognize outstanding job performance and long-time service by the university’s non-faculty employees, both classified and non-classified. New categories and a new reward system for the distinguished performance awards were implemented last year. Winners of the 2012 Distinguished Performance Awards will be announced May 7.

Kathy Bacigalupo, Dean B. Ellis Library (22 years)
Doris Burton, Department of Childhood Services (20 years)
Karen Daniels, Office of the Registrar (25 years)
Larry Darr, Facilities Management (10 years)
Carolyn J. Douglas, Travel Services (24 years)
Judy K. Hass, Facilities Management (7 years)
Brenda Hawkins, Residence Life (11 years)
Ed Kremers, Finance and Administration (18 years)
Wilma Pendegraft, College of Agriculture (20 years)
Jerry W. Sailor, Facilities Management (6 years)
Diana Ruth Sanders, Hemingway-Pheiffer Museum (26 years)
Warren G. Stout, Radio/TV (20 years)

Tony Bittle, Facilities Management
Theresa Bohanon, Department of Childhood Services
Jerilyn Bowman, Facilities Management
Shawn Brewer, Facilities Management
Susan Briner, Advancement Services
Laura Buford, ASU STEM Education Centers
Leslie Christensen, Bradbury Gallery
Dean Collins, Facilities Management
Jeanette Eggers, College of Business
Donald Elliott, Facilities Management
David Foster, Facilities Management
Gil Freeman, Facilities Management
Arcadio Gil, Printing Services
Brenda Goodwin, College of Nursing and Health Professions
Gina Goodwin, Financial Aid and Scholarships
David Gunn, ASU Football
Bill Hall, Facilities Management
Brandy Hampton, Finance and Administration
Karen Hancock, Department of Leadership and Special Education
David Handwork, Facilities Management
Vaneta Williams Harvey, Disability Services
Woody Haynes, Facilities Management
Mendy Hendrix, University Advancement
Patricia Hold, Department of Social Work
Laura Johnson, Payroll Services
Linda Keller, Dean B. Ellis Library
Christina Laurentia, Disability Services
Shannon Lincoln, Information and Technology Services
Susan Lindbloom, Department of Childhood Services
Genella McCarroll, Residence Life
Michelle McGinnis, Graduate School
David McKinney, Parking Services
Paula Miles, Arkansas Heritage Sites
Susan Murphy, College of Nursing and Health Professions
Robin Parks, College of Agriculture
Kelly Ponder, Residence Life
Sharron Nelson, Facilities Management
Jeff Taylor, Facilities Management
Terry Thomas, Dean B. Ellis Library
Linda Yocum, Department of Childhood Services

Shirley Brock, Continuing Education and Community Outreach
Robyn Doyle, Department of Childhood Services
Mary Jane Higgins, Continuing Education and Community Outreach
Debbie Honeycutt, Convocation Center
Gary London, Facilities Management
Wilma Pendegraft, College of Agriculture
Mark Reeves, Publications and Creative Services
Sharon Rowe, Dean B. Ellis Library
Beth Smith, Alumni Relations

Greg Chance, Department of Radio-Television/KASU/ASU-TV
Janet Hardin, Payroll Services
Michael Dean Johnson, Agriculture Farm
Robin Lily Kaloghirou, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Doug Mathis, Facilities Management
Janice Gilbert Smith, Large Scale Distance Education

Glenda Brooks, Accounts Payable/Disbursing
Jo Ann Nalley, Department of Childhood Services