FHU Honors Faculty, Staff for Years of Service
Freed-Hardeman University honored thirty employees Thursday, Aug. 23, for years of service, ranging from five to 40. President Joe Wiley presented various tokens of appreciation to those in attendance at the faculty-staff conference.
The university recognized Nancy Bennett, currently working in the Office of Marketing and University Relations, for 40 years of service.
Four employees: Earl Edwards, a member of the graduate faculty in Bible; Joe DeLay, associate professor of physical sciences; Larry Oldham, registrar; and Anita Weekley, manager of the Bible Bookstore; were recognized for 30 years of service.
FHU recognized Lisa Beene, chairperson of the Department of Behavioral Sciences; Mike Cravens, director of the graduate program in counseling; and Algene Steele, creative director of design services, for 25 years of service.
Dwina Willis, associate professor of biology and of Bible, and Larry Cyr, director of administrative services, were recognized for 20 years of service.
Wanda Pulse, director of alumni programming, and Jerry Thornthwaite, professor of chemistry, received recognition for 15 years of service.
The university honored six individuals for ten years of service. They were: Debbie Hester, student accounts specialist; Missie Lormoriello, director of residence life; Stephen Morris, associate professor of political science; Wade Osburn, reference and theological librarian; Michael Plyler, director of web services; and Jesse Robertson, assistant professor of Bible.
The following individuals were recognized for five years of service: Blake Beckham, endowed scholarship coordinator; Rebecca Bush, assistant professor of nursing; Tresa Carter, secretary in athletics; Jeff Cozzens, assistant professor of education; Chris Creecy, instructor in psychology; Stephen Foster, assistant professor music; Jared Gott, director of recruitment; and Betsy Hesselrode, assistant vice president for alumni relations.