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FHU Recognizes 46 Members of Staff, Faculty for Years of Service

Henderson, Tenn. - Aug 18, 2015

Freed-Hardeman University presented service awards to 46 members of the faculty and staff in recognition of their years of service Tuesday, Aug. 18.

FHU recognized Doris Maness for 45 years of service. A former director of financial aid, she now works with the FHU Associates, an organization of women which raises funds for the university through various projects.

Three men: Dr. Mark Crowell, Dr. Steve Johnson and Dr. Dwayne Wilson received awards for 40 years of service. Crowell is an associate professor of social work; Johnson, professor of communication and chair of the Department of Communication and Literature; and Wilson, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Thirty-five year awards went to Dr. Pat Evans, professor of mathematics, and Gail Nash, acquisitions specialist. Charles Corley, assistant professor of health and human performance, was recognized for 30 years of service.

The university recognized 25 years of service by Dr. Gary McKnight, associate professor of music, and Dr. Wayne Scott, vice president for student services.

Twenty-year awards went to Dr. Barbara England, Dr. Richard England, Barry Smith and Diane Smith. Barbara England is an associate professor of art and the chair of the fine arts department. Richard England is a professor music. Barry Smith serves as energy education specialist and Diane Smith is the assistant vice president of academics.

Eight received awards for fifteen years of service. They are: Conita Fader, secretary in graduate education; Chris Hodges, workstation support specialist; Alice Holtin, secretary in graduate theology; Dr. Jenny Johnson, dean of the Honors College, director of FHU Abroad and assistant professor of history and political science; Todd Humphry, volleyball and softball coach; Carla Richardson, residence hall supervisor; Jason Shockley, instructor in criminal justice; and Dr. Charles Tucker, associate professor of engineering.

Ten-year awards went to the following: Joe Askew, director of admissions; Jim Barr, instructor in chemistry; Dr. Jason Brashier, assistant professor of management and director of institutional effectiveness; Steve Browning, instructor in computer science; Dr. Tom DeBerry, professor accounting; Dr. Jim Gardner, associate professor of Bible, Vickie Littlejohn, secretary in behavioral sciences; Jayne Maddox, residence hall supervisor; Stan Mitchell, assistant professor of Bible; Sherye Holley Page, secretary in graduate education; Jason Shelton, head coach of men’s basketball and lecturer in health and human performance; Gloria Sneed, administrative assistant in College of Education and Behavioral Sciences; Dr. Derrick Spradlin, assistant professor of English; A.B. White, instructional technologist; and Nicole Young, director of University Counseling Center.

The university recognized the following faculty and staff members for five years of service: Lee Barton, lecturer in biology; Dr. Kirk Brothers, assistant professor of Bible; Dr. Doug Burleson, assistant professor of Bible; Jennifer Creecy, instructor in education; Dr. Justin Rogers, assistant professor of Bible; Jay Satterfield, director of endowment; Dr. Rachel Stevens-Salmon, assistant professor of Bible; Dr. C.J. Vires, provost and vice president for academics; Trina Wiley, instructor in nursing; and Dr. Raven Wentworth, assistant professor of nursing.