Faculty and Staff Honored at Reinhardt's Annual Employee Awards & Recognition Breakfast
Faculty and staff took center stage today at Reinhardt University’s annual Employee Awards & Recognition Breakfast. The event honored employees with notable years of service, introduced all the new employees and provided everyone with a catered breakfast and special gift.
Playing the tune of Reinhardt for more than three decades, Susan Naylor (pictured at left), associate professor of music and a resident of Waleska, Ga., was recognized for her 35 years of service with a plaque given by Sandy Milton, director of human resources.
Joel Langford, a resident of Waleska and technical services librarian, was honored for his 25 years with the University, and Dr. Viviana Baxter, a resident of Canton, Ga., was recognized for 20 years.
Dr. George Lucketenberg, artist-in-residence from Waleska, was noted for his 15 years of service.
All celebrating 10 years of service at Reinhardt were, from Ball Ground, Ga: Angie Harlow, director of financial aid; from Canton: Walter Beck, assistant professor of business; Glenda Bell, administrative assistant for the Price School of Education; Dr. Peggy Morlier, associate professor of English; and Helen Walker, weekend museum manager; from Cartersville, Ga.: David Doster, assistant director of information technology; from Dunwoody, Ga.: Dr. Howard Reese, associate professor of accounting; from Jasper, Ga.: Dr. Joe Kitchens, executive director of the Funk Heritage Center; Karen Kitchens, executive administrative assistant to the vice president for student affairs and dean of students; and Barbara Starr, administrative assistant to the Funk Heritage Center; and from Waleska: Jeremy Settle, groundskeeper;
Honored for their five years of service were, from Alpharetta, Ga.: Kirsten Mazur, executive administrative assistant to the vice president for finance and administration; from Atlanta, Ga: Dr. Brian O’Loughlin, assistant professor of communication; from Big Canoe, Ga.: Dr. David Gregory, assistant professor of music; from Canton: Janet Rodning, registrar; Martie Richards, admissions coordinator; Amanda Brown, graphic designer; and Peggy Krecl, administrative assistant for admissions; from Duluth, Ga.: Ginny Tomlinson, executive director & CIO for information technology; from Eson Hill, Ga.: Michael Martinez, library director; from Euharlee, Ga.: Jessica Akers, admissions counselor; from Roswell, Ga.: Phillip Unger, assistant professor of history; and from Waleska: Mary Laing, support services coordinator; Sgt. Bridget Morgan, community policing; and Dr. Roger Lee, vice president for student affairs and dean of students; and from White, Ga.: Dr. Anne Good, assistant professor of history.
New employees were also introduced during the breakfast. Since August 2009, Reinhardt has hired more than 25 new faculty and staff, including six who are alumni of the University.