2018 Programs

Ball State has annually recognized service employees since 1956, and initiated the staff recognition program in 1965. The tradition continues each spring when over 100 employees are honored for years of service and retirement

In addition to these recognitions, employees are also acknowledged for special achievements.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Hall Seating reservations are required. Please complete and submit the RSVP form.

Awards Given

A. Jane Morton Award

The A. Jane Morton Award is an award initiated by the Office of Academic Research in 1979 and presented annually by the Staff Council in honor of the late A. Jane Morton. The award recognizes a Ball State employee by peer nomination for outstanding service to the university. Learn more about the award.

University Meritorious Service Award

The University Meritorious Service Award was initiated in 1986. University officers present these awards for contributions made to the university. Learn more about the award.

Friday, May 11, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. 
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Hall

Award Given

Skills Training Program

The Skills Training Program is a four-year program that encourages individuals to enter the skilled trade, provides training that will develop the necessary skills for successful employment, and insures the university of a continuous supply of proficient skilled trades' employees. A certificate is presented by the supervisor of trainees and the director of engineering/operations to employees who successfully complete the program requirements.

2018 Honorees

The following staff and service personnel will be recognized at the recognition program in 2018 for years of service and retirement.

Allen, Regina, Dehority Halls, 26 years of service, Service Retiree

Ash, Darcia, Johnson Halls, 20 years of service, Service

Baird, Sandra, Studebaker West Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Baker, Sr., Michael, Department of Public Safety, 35 years of service, Staff

Ball, William, Johnson Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Bantz, Jeremey, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 years of service, Service

Bauman, Jr., James, Noyer Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Beatty, Kimberly, Noyer Halls, 30 years of service, Service

Bell, Nannette, Noyer Halls, 30 years of service, Staff

Bertram, Diana, Woodworth Dining, 15 years of service, Service

Blair, Melody, Office of Admissions, 25 years of service, Staff

Blue, Kevin, University Libraries, 10 years of service, Staff

Bokleman, Susette, School of Nursing, 29 years of service, Staff Retiree

Bonneau, Sue, Advancement Services, 30 years of service, Staff

Bosh, Michelle, Department of Political Science, 15 years of service, Staff

Boyd, Deanna, Emens Auditorium, 10 years of service, Staff

Bradley, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 35 years of service, Service

Brand, Michael, Printing Services, 25 years of service, Staff

Branies, John, Facilities Planning and Management, 28 years of service, Staff Retiree

Brown, Carolyn, Park Hall, 35 years of service, Service

Brummett, Jayne, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Service

Bruner, Deborah, Center for Medical Education, 40 years of service, Staff Retiree

Burrell, Elaine, Noyer Dining, 15 years of service, Service

Burton, Joshua, International Programs, 10 years of service, Staff

Carey, Lorrie, Division of Online and Strategic Learning, 15 years of service, Staff

Carter, Robin, Athletic Business Services, 30 years of service, Staff

Clary, Connie, WIPB, 10 years of service, Staff

Clayman, Beth, Woodworth Dining, 20 years of service, Service

Clevenger, Amy, Center Information & Communication Sciences, 20 years of service, Staff

Cook, Dianna, Payroll & Employee Benefits, 15 years of service, Staff

Cool, Gregory, Facilities Planning and Management, 26 years of service, Service Retiree

Couch, William, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Cox, Cynthia, Student Rights & Community Standards, 38 years of service, Staff Retiree

Cox, Danny, District Energy Station North, 40 years of service, Staff

Crose, Michael, Sports Facilities Management, 10 years of service, Service

Cunningham, Cathy, Division of Online and Strategic Learning, 10 years of service, Staff

Curts, Chad, Bursar & Loan Administration, 15 years of service, Staff

Davis, Beth, University Development, 35 years of service, Staff

Decker, John, Department of Physics & Astronomy, 25 years of service, Staff

Devoss, John, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service

Dickison, Lori, Noyer Dining, 15 years of service, Service

Dillingham, Cindy, University Human Resource Services, 25 years of service, Staff

Dossett, Shondia, LaFollette Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Duncan, Patricia, Intercollegiate Athletics Operations, 30 years of service, Staff

Dungan, Adam, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Staff

Edwards, Tamara, Department of Modern Languages & Classics, 10 years of service, Staff

Edwards, Tiffany, Elliott Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Edwards, Steven, Facilities Planning and Management, 35 years of service, Service

Evans, Julie, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Faughnder, Linda, VP for Business Affairs/Treasurer, 30 years of service, Staff

Flynn, Krista, Office of Community Engagement, 25 years of service, Staff

Free, Rose, Counseling & Health Services, 30 years of service, Staff Retiree

French, Linda, Facilities Planning and Management, 35 years of service, Service Retiree

Gaither, Matt, Department of Public Safety, 15 years of service, Staff

Garcia, Carlos, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Staff

Garner, Aldra, Student Center Tally Food Court, 10 years of service, Service

Gibson, Angela, University Libraries, 15 years of service, Staff

Gilpin, Reneta, Facilities Planning and Management, 17 years of service, Service Retiree

Gipson, Neil, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Gonzales, Janese, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Service

Gottwald, Peter, Facilities Planning and Management, 32 years of service, Service Retiree

Gray, Dwight, Facilities Planning and Management, 31 years of service, Service Retiree

Gregory, Michael, District Energy Station North, 10 years of service, Service

Griffiths, Linda, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Service Retiree

Grubbs, Brian, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 years of service, Service

Guiden, Barbara, LaFollette Dining, 15 years of service, Service

Guillaud, Robert, Department of Chemistry, 22 years of service, Staff Retiree

Hall, Kimberly, Indiana Academy, 20 years of service, Staff

Hall, Ramona, Dehority Halls, 20 years of service, Service

Hamby, Darrell, Heat Plant Operations, 11 years of service, Service Retiree

Hammett, Brian, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Harra, Harriette, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Staff

Harrell, Dennis, LaFollette Halls, 15 years of service, Service

Harris, Terri, Johnson Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Heath, Cynthia, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Henderson, Daniel, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Hinkle, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Service

Hirst, Julie Ann, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service Retiree

Hitchens, Lisa, Johnson Halls, 15 years of service, Service

Holt, Kevin, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service

Hoover, Jeanette, Office of the Associate Provost/Dean University College, 19 years of service, Staff Retiree

Houser, Anita, Studebaker West Halls, 15 years of service, Service

Hradesky, Michael, Department of Geography, 15 years of service, Staff

Huff, David, Department of Public Safety, 10 years of service, Staff

Hunt, Jerry Max, WIPB, 30 years of service, Staff

Jackson, Monte, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Staff

Jefferson, Robert, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Jefferson, Sherry, Woodworth Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Jennings, Gary, Facilities Planning and Management, 40 years of service, Service

Johnson, Jennifer, Elliott Dining, 20 years of service, Service

Johnson, Carolyn, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service Retiree

Johnson, Lisa, University Libraries, 30 years of service, Staff

Jones, Linda, Department of Educational Psychology, 15 years of service, Staff

Jones, Leigh, Purchasing Services, 10 years of service, Staff

Kashi, Delia, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Kemp, Geraldine, LaFollette Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Kirby, Debbie, Department of Nutrition & Health Science, 10 years of service, Staff

Kirk, Steven, Student Center, 10 years of service, Service

Knapp, Stella, Woodworth Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Knox, John, Career Center, 10 years of service, Staff

Koenker, Jeff, University Libraries, 25 years of service, Staff

Kreiger, Judy, College of Architecture and Planning, Deans Office, 15 years of service, Staff

Kutis, Michael, Department of Geological Sciences, 25 years of service, Staff

Kwiatkowski, Karin, University Libraries, 25 years of service, Staff

Lantz, Stephanie, College of Sciences and Humanities, Deans Office, 20 years of service, Staff

Largent, Lois, Finance & Insurance, 10 years of service, Staff

Lee, Linda, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 years of service, Service Retiree

Lehunt, Robert, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Service

Lennon, Cathy, Advancement Services, 25 years of service, Staff

Lopota, Shelly, Woodworth Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Love, Peggie D., Housing and Residence Life Office, 30 years of service, Staff Retiree

Lowman, Vince, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service

Manor, Joe, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Service

Manship, Candace, Indiana Academy, 25 years of service, Staff

Martin, Anthony, Johnson Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Martin, Reta, Elliott Dining, 20 years of service, Service

Mathews, Anthony, Studebaker West Halls, 25 years of service, Service

McIntosh, Jama, Johnson Halls, 15 years of service, Service

Mentis, Michele, University Libraries, 20 years of service, Staff

Metzing, Maria, University Media Services, 20 years of service, Staff

Monroe, Charlotte, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service Retiree

Monroe, Ricky, Anthony Apartments, 15 years of service, Service

Moody, Julie, Housing and Residence Life, 31 years of service, Staff Retiree

Morris, Kara, LaFollette Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Nannie, Richard, Facilities Planning and Management, 28 years of service, Service Retiree

Neely, Redeania, Finance Office, 37 years of service, Staff Retiree

Nelson, Julie, University Libraries, 20 years of service, Staff

Painter, Stephanie, Department of Political Science, 29 years of service, Staff Retiree

Pattison, Sarah, The Atrium, 10 years of service, Service

Percy, Frances, Student Center Tally Food Court, 15 years of service, Staff

Pettiford, Carol, Noyer Dining, 15 years of service, Staff

Polak, Todd, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 years of service, Service

Price, Paul, Facilities Planning and Management, 29 years of service, Service Retiree

Privett, Gregory, Heat Plant Operations, 15 years of service, Staff

Reeder, Janice, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Service Retiree

Rench, Dawn, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Staff

Reynolds, Anthony, University Libraries, 10 years of service, Staff

Rhoades, Tammy, LaFollette Halls, 30 years of service, Staff

Rhonemus, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 years of service, Service Retiree

Rhonemus, Rick, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Service

Richardson, Melissa, Department of Modern Languages & Classics, 10 years of service, Staff

Richadson, Nancy, Educational Leadership, 10 years of service, Staff

Riggin, Jeff, Noyer Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Rodgers, Jenelda, Student Center Tally Food Court, 10 years of service, Service Retiree

Ross, Stanley, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Management, 10 years of service, Staff

Royal, Kristi, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology, 20 years of service, Staff

Salmon, James, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 years of service, Service

Salyer, Joan, Kinghorn Hall, 20 years of service, Service

Sanders, James, Heat Plant Operations, 10 years of service, Service

Schmaltz, Kathleen, University Libraries, 23 years of service, Staff Retiree

Schuck, Deborah, Facilities Planning and Management, 27 years of service, Service Retiree

Scofield, Kimberly, Sports Facilities Management, 10 years of service, Service

Scott, Tracy, Center Information & Communication Sciences, 30 years of service, Staff

Seitz, Jeffrey, School of Music, 20 years of service, Staff

Sheller, Debbie, Fisher Institute for Health & Well Being, 20 years of service, Staff

Sherritze, Anna, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Shipley, Lynn, Teachers College, Deans Office, 15 years of service, Staff

Simpson, Jr., Michael, Unified Technology Support, 15 years of service, Staff

Small, Rhonda, Career Center, 30 years of service, Staff

Smiley, Robert, Unified Technology Support, 20 years of service, Staff

Smith, Brenda, VP for Student Affairs & Enrollment Services, 20 years of service, Staff

Smith
, Christie, Information Technology Services, 10 years of service, Staff

Smith, Melanie, College of Architecture and Planning, Deans Office, 25 years of service, Staff

Smith, Peggy, Bursar & Loan Administration, 10 years of service, Staff

Smith, Victoria, Office of Admissions, 23 years of service, Staff Retiree

Smith, Steven, Dehority Halls, 25 years of service, Service

Steitz, Nancy, Sports Facilities Management, 16 years of service, Staff Retiree

Strahan, Teresa, Noyer Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Strunck, Benton, Purchasing Services, 10 years of service, Staff

Taylor, Douglas, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Thompson, Janie, Woodworth Halls, 23 years of service, Service Retiree

Trosper, Vanessa L., The Atrium, 10 years of service, Service

Turner, Helen, College of Architecture and Planning, Deans Office, 30 years of service, Staff

Ulmer, Delana, Department of Economics, 20 years of service, Staff

Unroe, Dennis, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 years of service, Service

Vance, Rochelle, Noyer Dining, 20 years of service, Service

Vance, Robert, Department of Biology, 36 years of service, Staff Retiree

Walker, David, LaFollette Halls, 10 years of service, Service

Watson, Graham, Center Business & Economic Research, 10 years of service, Staff

Welch, Karen, Student Center, 10 years of service, Service

Welch, Betty, Purchasing Services, 39 years of service, Staff Retiree

Wheat, Jean, Facilities Planning and Management, 25 years of service, Service

Wheeler, Nicole, LaFollette Dining, 10 years of service, Service

White, Allen, Noyer Dining, 20 years of service, Staff

White, Gary, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 years of service, Service

White, Deena, Miller College of Business, 15 years of service, Staff

Whiteman, Trenda, Office of Educational Excellence, 25 years of service, Staff

Wiechmann, Stephanie, Indiana Public Radio, 10 years of service, Staff

Wiggins, Kimberly, Woodworth Dining, 10 years of service, Service

Williams, Betsy, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 46 years of service, Staff Retiree

Willoughby, Julie, University College, 15 years of service, Staff

Woodgett, Elizabeth, Accounting Office, 35 years of service, Staff

Workman, Karen, Indiana Academy, 30 years of service, Staff

Wray, Nancy, Department of Parking Services, 33 years of service, Staff Retiree

Wright, John, LaFollette Halls, 29 years of service, Service Retiree

Young, Coralee, Honors College, 35 years of service, Staff

Zahner, Angela, VP Academic Affairs/Provost, 15 years of service, Staff