2019 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, special achievements, and retirement

Thursday, April 11, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.
Assembly Hall, Alumni Center

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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 10, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. 
Assembly Hall, Alumni Center

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.

2019 Honorees

The following staff and service personnel will be honored at the recognition program in 2019 for years of service and retirement.

Abram, Arnie, The Atrium, 15 Years, SERVICE
Adams, Annmarie, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, 10 Years, STAFF
Alvarado, Isidro, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 Years, SERVICE
Anderson, Leeann, Department of Psychological Science, 30 Years, STAFF
Atkins, Donald, LaFollette Dining, 17 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Baker, Michael, Department of Public Safety, 36 Years, STAFF Retiree
Bass, Dorthea, Bursar & Loan Administration, 30 Years, STAFF
Bell, David, Department of Public Safety, 20 Years, STAFF
Bell, Shannan, Office of Admissions, 15 Years, STAFF
Bivens, Ann, Graduate School, 15 Years, STAFF
Bousman, Jeanette, Facilities Planning and Management, 37 Years, STAFF Retiree
Bradley, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 36 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Branson, John, Sports Facilities Management, 23 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Burke, Susan, Student Center, 24 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Brubaker, Bryan, Printing Services, 20 Years, STAFF
Burt, Nina, Ball State University Dining, 20 Years, STAFF
Calvin, Susan, Department of Biology, 10 Years, STAFF
Carey, Enda, Financial Information Systems & Technology, 25 Years, STAFF
Carmichael, Janet, Department of Biology, 20 Years, STAFF
Chambers, Brenda, Facilities Planning and Management, 29 Years, SERVICE Retiree (Deceased)
Coker, Terry, Student Center Tally Food Court, 10 Years, SERVICE
Coleman, Marilyn, University Libraries, 18 Years, STAFF Retiree
Collier, Lisa, Intercollegiate Athletics Ops, 35 Years, STAFF
Collins, Kay, Office of the VP for Student Affairs & Enrollment, 20 Years, STAFF
Conley, Leah, Information Technology Services, 15 Years, STAFF
Conner, Jerry, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 Years, SERVICE
Cook, Dianna, Payroll and Employee Benefits, 15 Years, STAFF Retiree
Cope, Robert, Ball State University Dining, 20 Years, STAFF
Cowan, Nam, Woodworth Dining, 10 Years, SERVICE
Cox, Barbara, Information Technology Services, 10 Years, STAFF
Dashler, Megan, Woodworth Dining, 10 Years, SERVICE
Davis, Marilyn, Department of Landscape Architecture, 20 Years, STAFF
Davis, Nina, College of Architecture and Planning, Deans Office, 25 Years, STAFF
Deane, Tonia, Purchasing Services, 25 Years, SERVICE
DeVoss, John, Carpenter Group Leader, 30 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Doster, Colt, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 Years, SERVICE
Duncan, Autumn, Sports Facilities Management, 15 Years, STAFF
Duncan, Patricia, Intercollegiate Athletics, 30 Years, STAFF Retiree
Duquaine, Jennifer, University Libraries, 10 Years, STAFF
Duquette, Kara, Office of Immersive Learning, 10 Years, STAFF
Edgeman, Christine, Department of Communication Studies, 15 Years, STAFF
Evans, Mark, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 Years, SERVICE
Faughnder, Linda, Office of VP, Business Affairs and Treasurer, 31 Years, STAFF Retiree
Garringer, Joann, Elliott Dining, 10 Years, SERVICE
Gegenheimer, John, LaFollette Dining, 10 Years, SERVICE
Greene, David, LaFollette Halls, 20 Years, SERVICE
Griffith, Frank, Center for Medical Education, 40 Years, STAFF
Haggard, Lori, Noyer Halls, 30 Years, SERVICE
Hammond, Carolyn, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship, 15 Years, STAFF Retiree
Harrington, Vivian, Purchasing Services, 35 Years, STAFF
Hart, Maria, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 Years, STAFF
Hasan, Farhana, Student Center Tally Food Court, 20 Years, SERVICE
Hays, Russell, Facilities Planning and Management, 32 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Hershman, Cynthia, Conferences & Special Events, 15 Years, STAFF
Hess, Mary, Teacher Education Service, 32 Years, STAFF Retiree
Heston, Terry, Payroll and Employee Benefits, 17 Years, STAFF Retiree
Hildreth, Gerri, BSU Foundation, 10 Years, STAFF
Hillman, Sharon, Department of English, 31 Years, STAFF Retiree
Hitchens, Lisa, Johnson Hall, 27 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Huffman, Josh, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 Years, SERVICE
Hughes, Debby, Dehority Halls, 30 Years, SERVICE
Hunter, E. L. Doc, School of Nursing, 10 Years, STAFF
Jennings, Doug, Department of Public Safety, 10 Years, STAFF
Jennings, Gary, Facilities Planning and Management, 41 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Johnson, Sharon, Indiana Academy, 15 Years, STAFF
Jones, Lora, University Libraries, 10 Years, STAFF
Jones, Suzie, Office of Community Engagement, 30 Years, STAFF
Julius, Maria, University Catering, 10 Years, SERVICE
Kennedy, Teresa, Department of Accounting, 20 Years, STAFF
Kennedy, Leann, Office of University Controller, 20 Years, STAFF
Kirkman, Joellen, Public Safety, 33 Years, STAFF Retiree
Kleeberg, Patricia, Department of Biology, 15 Years, STAFF
Kurtz, Kent, Department of Public Safety, 25 Years, STAFF
Lance, Angela, Human Performance Lab, 10 Years, STAFF
Lawson, Jennifer, University College, 30 Years, STAFF
Lee, David, University Media Services, 30 Years, STAFF
Lowe, Douglas, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 Years, SERVICE
Luzader, Jack, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 Years, SERVICE
Lyons, Deborah, Department of Political Science, 18 Years, STAFF Retiree
Massey, Teresa, Student Athlete Support Services, 30 Years, STAFF
Masters, Penny, Payroll & Employee Benefits, 10 Years, STAFF
May, Terri, Elliott Dining, 29 Years, SERVICE Retiree
McClellan, Kerri, University Libraries, 28 Years, STAFF Retiree
McCool, Keith, Printing Services, 30 Years, STAFF Retiree
McRoberts, Donna, Sports Facilities Management, 17 Years, SERVICE Retiree
McRoberts, Johnny, Facilities Planning and Management, 27 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Milbourn, Terri, College of Sciences and Humanities, Deans Office, 25 Years, STAFF Retiree
Miller, Todd, University Libraries, 25 Years, STAFF
Morrison, Linda, Housing and Residence Life Office, 25 Years, STAFF
Nancarrow, Serena, School of Art, 30 Years, STAFF
Noel, Salli, University Libraries, 10 Years, STAFF
Nunemaker, Marvin, Sports Facilities Management, 10 Years, SERVICE
Peden, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 10 Years, SERVICE
Perry, Donna, Office of Admissions, 25 Years, STAFF
Pettiford, Carol, University Dining, 16 Years, STAFF Retiree
Phillips, Barbara, Kinghorn Hall, 30 Years, SERVICE
Piercy, Joan, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, SERVICE
Poe, Kathy, BSU Foundation, 32 Years, STAFF Retiree
Poer, Diane, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship, 35 Years, STAFF
Price, Tonya, Dehority Halls, 10 Years, SERVICE
Privett, Jr., Howard, Studebaker West Halls, 28 YEARS, SERVICE Retiree
Rench, Amy, Office of Registrar, 25 Years, STAFF
Rhonemus, Kenneth, Sports Facilities Management, 30 Years, SERVICE
Ring, Deborah, Student Center Tally Food Court, 10 Years, SERVICE
Roberts, Whitney, Woodworth Dining, 10 Years, STAFF
Rogers, Don, Creative Services, 25 Years, STAFF
Rose, Carla, Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology, 35 Years, STAFF
Royal, Kristi, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, 27 Years, STAFF Retiree
Ruddick, Julie, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship, 32 Years, STAFF Retiree
Sanders, Mark, University Media Services, 15 Years, STAFF
Sanders, Sara, Facilities Planning and Management, 15 Years, SERVICE
Schafstall, Melissa, Department of Biology, 20 Years, STAFF
Schneider, Jill, Noyer Dining, 20 Years, STAFF
Scott, Brian, Facilities Planning and Management, 30 Years, SERVICE
Scott, Kris, Department of Telecommunications, 15 Years, STAFF
Smith, Addison, University Libraries, 15 Years, STAFF
Snyder, Denise, Department of Military Science, 15 Years, STAFF
Stephens, Carmen, Office of Parking Services, 15 Years, STAFF
Stinson, Deanna, Facilities Planning and Management, 39 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Tamsett, Cinda, University Libraries, 32 Years, STAFF Retiree
Taylor, Margrette, Studebaker West Halls, 17 Years, SERVICE Retiree
Thomas, Jane, Office of Teacher Education Services, 35 Years, STAFF
Thompson, Sondra, Department of Construction Management and Interior Design, 15 Years, STAFF
Tucker, Mark, Heat Plant Operations, 15 Years, SERVICE
Tunney, John, The Atrium, 10 Years, SERVICE
Turner, Shauna, Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies, 10 Years, STAFF
Turpin, Steven, Indiana Public Radio, 30 Years, STAFF
Upchurch, Jeffery, Facilities Planning and Management, 35 Years, STAFF
Waymire, Jeremy, Department of Public Safety, 15 Years, STAFF
Wentz, Tommy, Heat Plant Operations, 15 Years, SERVICE
White, Susan, Facilities Planning and Management, 20 Years, STAFF
Whited, Kristie, Office of Admissions, 25 Years, STAFF
Worster, Debra, Printing Services, 15 Years, STAFF
Young, Dianne, Facilities Planning and Management, 24 Years, SERVICE Retiree