Davis & Elkins College honored 2020 and 2021 retirees and employees for years of service during the College’s annual All-Campus Picnic. Open to employees and their guests, the event took place in Myles Center for the Arts.
Retirees receiving an official Davis & Elkins College chair and a plaque expressing appreciation for service were: for 2020, Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Donna Carr, Professor of Chemistry Dr. Oma Morgan, Dining Services Cook Connie Sharp and Director of Institutional Advancement Karen Wilmoth; for 2021, Associate Professor of Nursing Lora Abruzzino, The Naylor Learning Center Office Manager Joyce Nestor, Professor of Mathematics and Physics Dr. Sharmi Roy; Director of The Naylor Learning Center Mary Ellen Schubert and Professor of History Dr. David Turner.
Employees recognized for 10 or more years of service in five-year increments for 2020 were: 10 years, Director of International Student Services Lowe Del Aviles-Forsythe, Assistant Director of Upward Bound Kate Dillon, Student Accounts Coordinator Samantha Rader, Associate Registrar Amelia Rossi, Supported Learning Instructor Carol Talbot and Housekeeper Kim Teter; 15 years, Advancement Services Coordinator Nicki Hinkle, Director of the Associate Degree Program in Nursing and Professor of Nursing Melissa McCoy, Office Services Coordinator Carolyn Sturdivant and Director of Financial Aid Matt Summers; 20 years, Housekeeping Supervisor Mary Arbogast, Technical Assistant for Upward Bound Spencer Epply, Instructor of Music Donna Huffman, Director of Veterans Upward Bound Mark Rosencrance, Maintenance Technician Level II Rocky Simmons and Professor of Biology Dr. Shawn Stover; 25 years, Director of Upward Bound Carol Suder-Howes.
Employees recognized for 10 or more years of service in five-year increments for 2021 were: 10 years, Project Coordinator for Veterans Upward Bound Stephen Belan, Registrar’s Office Assistant Glenda Brown, Public Safety Officer Dale Jackson, Assistant Director of Financial Aid Tessa Randolph, Associate Professor of Education Dr. Jennifer Tesar and Coordinator of Foundations and Church Relations Tina Vial; 15 years, Director of Admission and Enrollment Technology Matt Shiflett; 20 years, Campus Nurse Diana Burke-Ross; Director of Alumni Engagement and Support Wendy Morgan, Director of The Naylor Learning Center Mary Ellen Schubert and Assistant Director of Upward Bound Alison Shields; 25 years, Maintenance Technician Level III Steve House and Professor of Mathematics and Physics Dr. Brian Moudry; 30 years, Professor of English Dr. Helen Benigni and Registrar Dr. Stephanie Haynes; 35 years, Professor of Mathematics and Physics Dr. Sharmi Roy and Professor of History Dr. David Turner.