2009 Awards for Excellence
The college held its Awards of Excellence luncheon on April 28 to recognize and honor CHASS staff. SPA nominees for the CHASS Award for Excellence were Donise Benton (Communication), Susan Book (History), Bruce Cheek, (Sociology and Anthropology), Shirley Jones, (English), Bob Kadle (CHASS IT), Erin Kalbarczyk (Social Work), Karen Lacey (English), Dick Parham (Sociology and Anthropology), and Hope Ziglar (Interdisciplinary Studies). Sylvester “Tee” Henderson (Center for Family and Community Engagement) was the nominee and winner among EPA employees.
Hope Ziglar received the CHASS SPA award for excellence. Her nominators said Hope “is a student services representative of extraordinary skill and dedication who keeps six undergraduate degrees, over 500 undergraduate students, and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies with individualized programs organized and on track. She is an anchor around which Interdisciplinary Studies succeeds.” This year, she also handled the paperwork on 15 degree keys, both BA and BS, to reflect the changes with the General Education Program. “Her nomination is a vote of confidence for her hard work, commitment, and kindness.”
Sylester “Tee” Henderson (Center for Family and Community Engagement) was the nominee and winner among EPA employees. Tee has been a trainer with the Center for Family and Community Engagement since 2005. She delivers four Child and Family Curriculum programs to child welfare workers, supervisors, and community partners across all 100 NC counties. She also writes curricula, mentors new trainers, and acts as a liaison and resource for social workers and staff as they learn how to work with clients using Child and Family Teams as a tool.