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2009 Staff Appreciation Presentation


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The 2009 Liberal Arts Staff Appreciation Reception (Texas A&M University) presentation. Faculty and staff members submitted comments recognizing staff for hard work and a job well done.

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2009 Staff Appreciation Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome <br />to the <br />2009 Staff Appreciation Reception!<br />
  2. 2. Liberal Arts Staff – <br />We salute you!<br />
  3. 3. Africana Studies Staff<br />
  4. 4. Thank You For…<br />Annette Jackson<br />your hard work on the Africana Studies course proposals. It was a huge task but you stepped up to the plate like the professional you are and got every last one of them done.<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  5. 5. Anthropology Staff<br />
  6. 6. Thank You For…<br />Cindy Hurt<br />all that you do for the Anthropology Dept and making it a great place to work! Your hard work and dedication to the dept is WAY above and beyond the call of duty! We are very luck to have you to work with!<br />Submitted by: RL<br />
  7. 7. Thank You For…<br />AndrasiaPrejean, Laurie Lind, Marco Veladez, Cynthia Hurt, Rebekah Luza<br />all the little things that are done on a daily basis that create a congenial as well as a well-functioning department. <br />Submitted by: Donny L. Hamilton<br />
  8. 8. Thank You For…<br />Rebekah Luza<br />being such an wonderful professional. I hope the College of Liberals Arts raises your salary to the level you deserve. <br />Submitted by: Filipe Castro<br />
  9. 9. Thank You For…<br />Cindy Hurt<br />being such an wonderful professional. I hope the College of Liberals Arts raises your salary to the level you deserve. <br />Submitted by: Filipe Castro<br />
  10. 10. Thank You For…<br />Marco Valadez<br />being such an wonderful professional. I hope the College of Liberals Arts raises your salary to the level you deserve. <br />Submitted by: Filipe Castro<br />
  11. 11. Thank You For…<br />Laurie Lind<br />CSFA<br /> helping with all of the little things, <br />making our lives simpler!<br />Submitted by: Ted & Mike<br />
  12. 12. Arabic and Asian Language Office Staff<br />
  13. 13. Thank You For…<br />Carol Newsom<br /> being the capable, efficient and very nice person you are. AALO is lucky to have you!<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  14. 14. CLLA<br />Academic Advisors<br />
  15. 15. Thank You For…<br />All Academic Advisors<br />your patience and diligence as we transition to COMPASS.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  16. 16. Communication<br />Staff<br />
  17. 17. Thank You For…<br />Michael Steele<br /> answering all the e-mails that get sent to me but really are for you. :-) <br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  18. 18. Thank You For…<br />Pam Vance<br />organizing department functions and for helping me with the faculty search travel arrangements this past year.<br />Submitted by: Cathy Cordova<br />
  19. 19. Thank You For…<br />Emily Doucet<br /> being so easy to work with.<br />Submitted by: Cathy Cordova<br />
  20. 20. Thank You For…<br />Diana Bushong<br />dressing up as an M&M with me, Halloween and helping me sabotage Yellow&apos;s desk. Especially thanks for always keeping my computer running smoothly. You are the best IT person ever!<br />Submitted by: Sandra Maldonado<br />
  21. 21. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br />dressing up as an M&M with me, Halloween and walking through Rudder at the &quot;Aggie Mom&apos;s&quot; function looking for a vending machine to find family members! We always have so much fun! And nobody knew who we were! <br />Submitted by: Sandra Maldonado<br />
  22. 22. Thank You For…<br />Sandy Maldonado<br /> planning the most awesome Halloween party ever!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  23. 23. Thank You For…<br />Diana Bushong<br /> always helping me out... you are a blessing. And of course, thank you for your &quot;time and attention!&quot; :-)<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  24. 24. Thank You For…<br />Diana Bushong<br /> keeping this place going - we wouldn&apos;t be here if it weren&apos;t for you staying on top of all of our computer complaints!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  25. 25. Thank You For…<br />Emily Doucet<br /> always handling everything with style and grace and for taking over the LPE headaches. You rock!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  26. 26. Thank You For…<br />Emily Doucet<br />all you do in providing COMM student info needed for the management of the COMM computer labs and classrooms that are managed by the COMM-IT Staff.<br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  27. 27. Thank You For…<br />Michael Steele<br /> always looking up information for me in Howdy – <br />you&apos;re the best!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  28. 28. Thank You For…<br />Michael Steele<br />your help with supplying needed info concerning Journalism Studies students which makes it easier to manage the computer classrooms used by these students. <br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  29. 29. Thank You For…<br />Pam Vance<br /> the FABULOUS work on the AAB, your stellar work on my promotion portfolio, and ignoring my ties!<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  30. 30. Thank You For…<br />Pam Vance<br /> being so committed to our department. Your energy, dedication, and happy spirit make our lives so much easier.<br />
  31. 31. Thank You For…<br />Pam Vance<br />your excellent coordination and management of our dept. events. Your timeliness in disseminating event info and in gathering IT requirements from speakers and event participants makes it easier for the COMM-IT Staff to provide the require IT support. You are so very organized!<br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  32. 32. Thank You For…<br />Sandy Maldonado<br /> your awesomeness with grad studies... and for calling me Mikey because it makes me feel young.<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  33. 33. Thank You For…<br />Sandy Maldonado<br />your continuing assistance and guidance with the management of the business accounts associated with the daily activities of the COMM-IT Staff. You always go above and beyond to explain those accounting words, acronyms, and phrases back it out of the account, which we only knew as Unidentified Flying Object.<br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  34. 34. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br />always getting full refunds on my airline ticket cancellations... you work miracles! I miss your joyfulness!<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  35. 35. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br /> putting up with (and being effective despite) all my mistakes filling out reimbursement paperwork. You rock!<br />
  36. 36. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br />your diligence in learning all the TAMU business rules, regulations and obscure nuances; and then, patiently and with great understanding and compassion correcting those accounting blunders made by the COMM-IT Staff. Your attention to such details helps us comply with TAMU business rules and regs. In addition, we appreciate all the hard work you do to make sure our biweekly payroll gets processed on time! <br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  37. 37. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br /> being a welcoming face in a new place, and for really modeling what an open-door policy looks like. I love our conversations- thanks for being you!<br />Submitted by: Jacquelyn Chinn<br />
  38. 38. Thank You For…<br />Emily Caufield<br /> being a breath of fresh air. You are terrific!<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  39. 39. Thank You For…<br />Jonathan Pampell<br /> I am so grateful you were willing to always stay late for the AAB events and all the grad events. You are awesome!<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  40. 40. Thank You For…<br />Jonathan Pampell<br /> always coming to my assistance - and calming me down - when my computer acts up!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  41. 41. Thank You For…<br />Jonathan Pampell<br /> bringing your technical skills and knowledge to the COMM-IT staff. Each day you help our department members and students use IT to administer department business, instruct our students, perform great research, and complete class assignments. <br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  42. 42. Thank You For…<br />Diana Bushong<br /> all your IT expertise! And for being so great to work with every day!<br />Submitted by: Cathy Cordova<br />
  43. 43. Thank You For…<br />Sandra Maldonado<br /> your guidance & for keeping an open door! I value the many things that I learn from working with you.<br />Submitted by: Cathy Cordova<br />
  44. 44. Thank You For…<br />Cathy Cordova<br />arranging all of our office social gatherings - those birthday cakes are beautiful and delicious!<br />Submitted by: Pam Vance<br />
  45. 45. Thank You For…<br />Michael Steele<br /> helping me getting expenses processed for Journalism Studies.<br />Submitted by: Cathy Cordova<br />
  46. 46. Dean’s Office<br />Staff<br />
  47. 47. Thank You For…<br />Eric Willson<br />all your help with our changing to the COMM computer classrooms and labs to the use of student NetID this semester. Your knowledge and experience was so useful in making the transition easier and smoother than expected. We also appreciate your willingness to share other knowledge and experience each and every time we dial your number (or email you).<br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  48. 48. Thank You For…<br />Becky Jobling<br /> being completely reliable - if you say you&apos;ve got it - you got it handled!<br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  49. 49. Thank You For…<br />Becky Jobling<br /> Becky is always prepared and is a terrific help.  She knows what I need before I know I need it.<br />Submitted by: Pat Hurley<br />
  50. 50. Thank You For…<br />Blair Williamson<br />not hurting me when I bring down the website, smiling and resolving it when I asked you for help with my dean&apos;s iPhone voicemail set-up, creating web changes that make faculty&apos;s life easier - even if the changes make your life harder. You do a great job - and always with a smile!<br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  51. 51. Thank You For…<br />Blair Williamson<br /> being my web guru! You always know the answers to my web questions!<br />Submitted by: Mary Schubert<br />
  52. 52. Thank You For…<br />Brad Goodman<br /> being the silent ninja that moves about the office - unseen - ensuring our technology is functioning properly. <br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  53. 53. Thank You For…<br />Brad Goodman<br /> all the long hours, creative energy, and continuing diligence you put into maintaining and upgrading the College of Liberal Arts computer domain. All your hard work is sincerely appreciated by the COMM-IT Staff. You free us to do the everyday tasks necessary to provide timely and effective IT services for our department members and our students. <br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  54. 54. Thank You For…<br />Cheryl Hanks<br /> your happy spirit, friendly personality and for your time and attention when I needed you the most.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  55. 55. Thank You For…<br />Christie Dunn<br /> Your organization and willingness to bring me up to speed on everything is so very valuable. Thank you!<br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  56. 56. Thank You For…<br />Jason Price<br />Brad Goodman<br /> knowing what I mean when I say that my computer is &quot;wigging out&quot; and fixing it for me! You guys rock!<br />Submitted by: Mary Schubert<br />
  57. 57. Thank You For…<br />Jennifer Newsom<br />everything! Look around, y&apos;all - Jennifer had a hand in this. From development events to office gatherings, Jennifer has our back! Despite a number of transitions, she hasn&apos;t missed a step - or a party planning moment! Thanks!<br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  58. 58. Thank You For…<br />Kristine Brisco<br /> keeping the books straight! You smile no matter what I ask, and then you give me the information I need, in a better format than I could have imagined. It doesn&apos;t matter how many tasks you have going, what crazy deadlines we throw at you, you handle it all like a pro - with style, grace, efficiency and... a smile!<br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  59. 59. Thank You For…<br />Kristine Brisco<br />Cheryl Hanks<br /> being such great mentors! I have learned a lot from the both of you. Thanks for sharing your knowledge of CLLA and TAMU with me.<br />Submitted by: Mary Schubert<br />
  60. 60. Thank You For…<br />Kristine Brisco<br />Mary Schubert<br /> the additional duties and responsibilities you assumed during the fall semester. Your hard work and dedication are truly appreciated.<br />Submitted by: Cheryl Hanks<br />
  61. 61. Thank You For…<br />Kristine, Tessa, Becky, Christie, Sherry, Yvonne, Martha, Jennifer<br /> being such an awesome work family! I really enjoy working with all of you every day!<br />Submitted by: Mary Schubert<br />
  62. 62. Thank You For…<br />Martha Salsgiver<br />your professionalism, wisdom, capacity to take on another task cheerfully, and an absolutely vital great sense of humor. <br />Submitted by: Ben M. Crouch<br />
  63. 63. Thank You For…<br />Martha Salsgiver<br />the many things you&apos;ve done to keep our office running smoothly over the last couple of months.<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  64. 64. Thank You For…<br />Sherry Higginbotham<br />You are amazing. I couldn&apos;t be more grateful for all your help. And thank you for not saying that 40 is <br />over-the-hill! :-) <br />Submitted by: Mike<br />
  65. 65. Thank You For…<br />Sherry Higginbotham<br />not skimping on the details! You make sure the i is dotted and the t is crossed, making my life - and the lives of many others in the college - easier! Your follow-through and great attitude are remarkable and appreciated.<br />Submitted by: Martha<br />
  66. 66. Thank You For…<br />Tessa Smith<br /> the many, many things you do for us everyday that keep us on track and our office running smoothly.<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  67. 67. Thank You For…<br />Tessa Smith<br />making me laugh and bringing a smile to my face everyday. You have a warm and caring presence in our office. I really appreciate all that you do for us! <br />Submitted by: Mary Schubert<br />
  68. 68. Thank You For…<br />Tessa Smith<br />representing the Office of the Dean with professionalism, <br />a pleasant voice and a smile. <br />Submitted by: Cheryl Hanks<br />
  69. 69. Thank You For…<br />Trey Dockendorf<br />all the time and effort you have put into getting the new IT ticketing system up and running. For us, the new ticketing system has been a major step in getting a better handle on the IT problems and issues our departmental members are having. Also, we greatly appreciate your Apple knowledge and experience and your willingness to share with those of us that are more PC/Windows dominated!<br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  70. 70. Thank You For…<br />Yvonne Powell<br />being steady and dependable.  I can always count on Yvonne to follow through on a task. <br />Submitted by: Pat Hurley<br />
  71. 71. Thank You For…<br />Undergraduate Student Services <br />being the glue that holds our office together. Without you, there would be no Undergraduate Student Services. I appreciate how hard you work and how well you work as a team.<br />Submitted by: Don Curtis<br />
  72. 72. Thank You For…<br />Jason Price<br /> being the best computer-problem-sleuther!<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  73. 73. Thank You For…<br />Blair Williamson <br /> your excellence in web design. We have had many compliments on the Career Fair website.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  74. 74. Thank You For…<br />Mary Schubert<br /> all you do!! You are such a JOY to work with.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  75. 75. Thank You For…<br />Tessa Smith<br /> all you do for us.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  76. 76. Thank You For…<br />Judy Shear<br /> handling the millions of student questions every day.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  77. 77. Thank You For…<br />David Coleman<br /> all your help with Student Council.<br />Submitted by: Terri Burger<br />
  78. 78. Economics<br />Staff<br />
  79. 79. Thank You For…<br />Andrew Nicholson<br />joining our department. You are a great addition <br />to our team.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  80. 80. Thank You For…<br />Jonathan Andring<br />your willingness to help with tasks around the office and run departmental errands. Your help is greatly appreciated.<br />Submitted by: Tricia & Jennifer<br />
  81. 81. Thank You For…<br />Carolyn Teeter<br /> being an outstanding business administrator. The department is in good hands!<br />Submitted by: Tricia & Jennifer<br />
  82. 82. Thank You For…<br />Economics Staff<br />your dedication and hard work. You make my job more pleasant with your outstanding performance. <br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  83. 83. Thank You For…<br />Economics Staff<br /> &apos;Thank you Dr. Oliver&apos;, &apos;Happy Staff&apos;<br />
  84. 84. Thank You For…<br />Jana Lambert<br /> always being so patient and thorough in all you do. <br />Submitted by: Tricia & Jennifer<br />
  85. 85. Thank You For…<br />Jennifer Broaddus<br /> your dedication to the students and department. Your pleasant personality and smile are impeccable.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  86. 86. Thank You For…<br />Jennifer Broaddus<br /> always being the first to volunteer to help, whatever the task.<br />
  87. 87. Thank You For…<br /> Tyler Kuckleman<br /> your willingness to help me whenever I need help with my computer.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  88. 88. Thank You For…<br /> Lynn Drake<br /> joining our department. Glad to have you as part of our team.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  89. 89. Thank You For…<br /> Lynn Drake<br /> Thank you Lynn for being so dependable!<br />Submitted by: Carolyn<br />
  90. 90. Thank You For…<br />Ross Atkins<br /> your time and attention to our computer needs.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  91. 91. Thank You For…<br />Sarah Ura<br /> your time and devotion in advising our undergraduate students. You are truly appreciated!<br />Submitted by: Tricia & Jennifer<br />
  92. 92. Thank You For…<br />Sarah Ura<br /> Thank you Sarah, &apos;You keep us laughing!<br />
  93. 93. Thank You For…<br />Teri Tenalio<br />doing a great job with the departmental workshops and planning of special events. Your hard work is appreciated.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  94. 94. Thank You For…<br />Teri Tenalio<br /> &apos;Teri,&apos;, &apos;Coordinating functions for the Department&apos;, <br />&quot;You&apos;re the BEST&quot;<br />
  95. 95. Thank You For…<br />Tricia Kelm<br /> &apos;Tricia,&apos;, &apos;&quot;A true friend to everyone&quot;<br />
  96. 96. Thank You For…<br />Tricia Kelm<br /> always being there for us and being such a good listener. We truly appreciate all that you do for us. You are the best! :)<br />Submitted by: Jennifer & Jana<br />
  97. 97. Thank You For…<br />Will Newnum<br /> your patience and understanding with my computer needs.<br />Submitted by: Tricia Kelm<br />
  98. 98. Thank You For…<br />Will Newnum<br /> &apos;Sr Micro/Lan Administrator&apos;, &quot;You&apos;re the BEST&quot;<br />
  99. 99. English<br />Staff<br />
  100. 100. Thank You For…<br />Dawn Brown<br /> being somebody who actually enjoys the weight of new responsibilities! Thanks for all you do.<br />Submitted by: M. Jimmie Killingsworth<br />
  101. 101. Thank You For…<br />DalaiahEiland<br /> always looking for new ways to make us all dependent on you--and for finding them. You are a go-to person for go-to people! Thanks for all you do.<br />Submitted by: M. Jimmie Killingsworth<br />
  102. 102. Thank You For…<br />Mary Farrington<br /> always being cheerful and working so unstintingly. We couldn&apos;t get along without you.<br />Submitted by: Gary Stringer<br />
  103. 103. Thank You For…<br />Ed Lee<br /> your quick responses to all of our technology requests! <br />Submitted by: Cindy Raisor<br />
  104. 104. Thank You For…<br />Lisa Hoyt<br /> being a quick study and an efficient worker with high promise! Thanks for all you do.<br />Submitted by: M. Jimmie Killingsworth<br />
  105. 105. Thank You For…<br />Ed Lee<br /> coming all the way from North Carolina to solve our technical problems and brighten our day with a big smile. Thanks for all you do.<br />Submitted by: Cindy Raisor<br />
  106. 106. Thank You For…<br />Krista May<br /> your superlative work on the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online as well as your work encouraging diversity on and off campus.<br />Submitted by: Jim Harner<br />
  107. 107. Thank You For…<br />Barbara Newsom<br /> your unfailing productivity. We have to arrive early and stay late to keep up with Barbara. She is the center of our Undergraduate Office. When problems arise, faculty and students run to her.<br />Submitted by: Claude Gibson<br />
  108. 108. Thank You For…<br />Paulette South<br /> knowing all the answers to all the questions, and for being unfailingly upbeat and unflappable! <br />Submitted by: Sally Robinson<br />
  109. 109. Thank You For…<br />Jaclyn Upshaw<br /> being the &quot;Queen of Compass.&quot; Your mastery of that realm is simply awesome.<br />Submitted by: Claude Gibson<br />
  110. 110. Thank You For…<br />Abigail Weston<br />your amazing ability to find the fun in even the most mundane of projects.<br />Submitted by: Claude Gibson<br />
  111. 111. Thank You For…<br />Abigail Weston<br /> joining the Writing Programs Office and for being a wonderful model of Wisdom, Patience, and Optimism!<br />Submitted by: Joanna Gibson<br />
  112. 112. Thank You For…<br />Lisa Hoyt<br />Dawn Brown<br /> cheerfully taking on so many new responsibilities and making the English department&apos;s main office run smoothly!<br />Submitted by: DalaiahEiland<br />
  113. 113. Thank You For…<br />Barbara Newsom<br />your incredible dedication. Even when under pressure, you always have a positive attitude and still find time to teach us new things. You are truly amazing! <br />Submitted by: Jaclyn & Abigail<br />
  114. 114. Thank You For…<br />Abigail Weston<br /> approaching each day with optimism, humor and a willingness to lend a hand wherever you are needed!<br />Submitted by: Jaclyn & Barbara<br />
  115. 115. European and Classical Languages <br />Staff<br />
  116. 116. Thank You For…<br />Nina Morris<br /> being such a wonderful friend and co-worker. I wouldn&apos;t have survived this long without you! You rock!!!<br />Submitted by: Ede<br />
  117. 117. Thank You For…<br />Nina Morris<br /> bugging me when I need to be bugged!<br />Submitted by: Joe Golsan<br />
  118. 118. Thank You For…<br />Ede Hilton-Lowe<br />your incredible sense of humor! <br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  119. 119. Hispanic Studies Staff<br />
  120. 120. Thank You For…<br />Deyanira Ely<br /> your calm, efficient, friendly manner.<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  121. 121. Thank You For…<br />Patty Garza<br /> always having a smile on your face!<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  122. 122. Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center<br />
  123. 123. Thank You For…<br />Darlene Flores<br />all of your dedication and commitment to your work as our MALRC Office Associate. Your skills, optimism, and thoughtfulness all combine to make the Center an excellent place to work. <br />Submitted by: Dr. Edward Murguia<br />
  124. 124. Philosophy<br />Staff<br />
  125. 125. Thank You For…<br />Jamie Bosley<br />your &quot;can do&quot; stress free attitude. Your cheery smile and beams of sunlight keep the department going!!!<br />
  126. 126. Thank You For…<br />Tom Ellis<br /> your willingness to work around the clock to meet the needs of the department and also for your willingness to do more than is required of you!<br />
  127. 127. Thank You For…<br />Katie Wright<br /> your warm smile and eagerness to assist anyone who visits the Department.<br />
  128. 128. Thank You For…<br />Rosalie Glenn<br /> Our #1 part-time employee!! Thank you so much for your willingness to fill in where needed. We appreciate your positive attitude. <br />
  129. 129. Thank You For…<br />Katherine, Rosalie, Tom, Jamie & Katie<br />On behalf of the entire department of philosophy, I would like to thank you for another year of excellent service, tireless patience, and boundless good will.<br />Submitted by: Dan Conway<br />
  130. 130. Political Science<br />Staff<br />
  131. 131. Thank You For…<br />Brad Epps<br /> always keeping us guessing when (?)<br />
  132. 132. Thank You For…<br />Carolyn Allen<br /> having the right puntuation when needed!! <br />
  133. 133. Thank You For…<br />Chloe Evans<br />  keeping the IT peeps straightened out! <br />
  134. 134. Thank You For…<br />Courtney Richardson<br /> helping keep the labs, staff & faculty computers up <br />and running <br />
  135. 135. Thank You For…<br />Duncan Price<br /> helping keep the computers up and running <br />
  136. 136. Thank You For…<br />Erin Ivey<br /> a smiling face to our sometimes overwhelmed undergrads <br />
  137. 137. Thank You For…<br />Ian Coker<br /> keeping everyone happy on the Technology homefront<br />
  138. 138. Thank You For…<br />Mike Balog<br /> mentoring our undergrads <br />
  139. 139. Thank You For…<br />Reed Williams<br />helping keep the IT dept running smoothly <br />
  140. 140. Thank You For…<br />Sarah Ura<br /> all the encouragement you give to the undergrads<br />
  141. 141. Thank You For…<br />Lisa Blum<br /> keeping us all out of jail and legal in the eyes of the &quot;law&quot; <br />
  142. 142. Thank You For…<br />Haley, Courtney, <br />& Brooke<br /> helping the front office run smoothly <br />
  143. 143. Thank You For…<br />Carrie Kilpatrick<br /> a smiling attitude when things get rough<br />
  144. 144. Thank You For…<br />Lou Ellen Herr<br /> being a fantastic &quot;foster-mom&quot; to our grad students <br />
  145. 145. Thank You For…<br />Avis Munson<br /> being the &quot;all knowing&quot; Queen of software<br />
  146. 146. Thank You For…<br />Carl Richard<br /> being our &quot;go to&quot; guy for all things great and small <br />
  147. 147. Thank You For…<br />Dianne Adams<br /> being the Power in front of the throne <br />
  148. 148. Thank You For…<br />Ludim Garcia<br /> keeping the money rolling in the right direction <br />
  149. 149. Thank You For…<br />Elaine Tuttle<br /> a smiling face and &quot;can do&quot; attitude <br />
  150. 150. Thank You For…<br />Courtney Francis<br /> keeping the undergrads spirits up <br />
  151. 151. Psychology<br />Staff<br />
  152. 152. Thank You For…<br /> Tyson Reddic<br /> Your sense of humor! What can be said??? Where would the IT group in the College of Liberal Arts be without those chuckles to lighten our days? <br />Submitted by: COMM IT Staff<br />
  153. 153. Thank You For…<br />Zuleika Carrasco<br /> your upbeat and positive spirit. You willingness to help others and your beautiful smile. The students love you! &quot;FABULOUS&quot; job well done!<br />Submitted by: Kathy Cangelose<br />
  154. 154. Sociology<br />Staff<br />
  155. 155. Thank You For…<br />Christi Ramirez<br /> being cheerful even when faced by gloom. Thank you for being efficient, kind, patient and brave! (yes, brave!) <br />Submitted by: Jane Sell<br />
  156. 156. Thank You For…<br />Christi Ramirez<br /> keeping things running so smoothly.  You always keep your cool and your smile, even when things are hectic (i.e., crazy).  You always are on top of things and we really appreciate it.  We are lucky to have you with us! <br />Submitted by: Mark Fossett<br />
  157. 157. Thank You For…<br />Brenda Bernal<br /> being so helpful and friendly.  You have been a big help to the department from the moment you joined up with us last spring.  Thanks for making the front office such a friendly, efficient place. <br />Submitted by: Mark Fossett<br />
  158. 158. Thank You For…<br />Cristina Vela<br /> your dedication to our students.  Your efforts with advising really enhance our undergraduate program and you help our students in so many ways.  In addition, your friendly presence makes the department a nicer place for everyone.  <br />Submitted by: Mark Fossett<br />
  159. 159. Thank You For…<br />Mary Pendleton<br />being so reliable and for being able to keep track of so many important things.  Your careful attention to detail keeps us in good shape.  You always come through!  Thank you for all the good help you provide.  <br />Submitted by: Mark Fossett<br />
  160. 160. Thank You For…<br />Virgil Martinez<br />doing so much to help everyone’s computer stuff work the way it should (despite how we sometimes abuse it).  You do so much for us, both behind the scenes as well as in our offices.  We call you when disaster has struck, and you always get us back on track.  We really appreciate it.  You have been making our life better for this whole decade. CAN IT REALLY BE TEN YEARS ALREADY?   Thank you for all you do.  <br />Submitted by: Mark Fossett<br />
  161. 161. Women’s & Gender Studies<br />Staff<br />
  162. 162. Thank You For…<br />Nancy Sumpter<br />being the most capable and efficient person on the planet! You are always on top of things!<br />Submitted by: Sherry Higginbotham<br />
  163. 163. Thank You For…<br />Nancy Sumpter<br />when you think: &quot;I&apos;m going to need…,&quot; you find it&apos;s already in your mailbox. When you say: &quot;Shouldn&apos;t we start…,&quot; she&apos;s got it in the pipeline. When you imagine: &quot;It would be nice if we had…,&quot; she&apos;s got the perfect design. And then there are all the things you wish you&apos;d thought of that she&apos;s already designed, organized or captured in the perfect spreadsheet.<br />Submitted by: Marian Eide<br />
  164. 164. Thank you for all that you do throughout the year to support the College of Liberal Arts.<br />Submitted by: Ben M. Crouch, Interim Dean<br />