2020 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 16, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.
Assembly Hall, Alumni Center

Purchase Dinner Reservations

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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 8, 2020
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.

2020 Honorees

The following staff and service personnel will be honored at the recognition program in 2020 for years of service and retirement.

Allen, Jacqueline, Registration and Student Records, 37 Years, Staff Retiree
Amato, Rebecca, University College, 30 Years, Staff
Anderson, Elizabeth, Housing and Residence Life Office, 10 Years, Staff
Apking, Carol, Scheidler Apartments, 10 Years, Service
Armstrong, Benjamin, Unified Technology Support, 15 Years, Staff
Arnold, Patricia, Employee Relations, 20 Years, Staff
Arnold, Jeffery, Sports Facilities Management, 15 Years, Service
Ayers, Brenda, Sponsored Projects Administration, 40 Years, Staff
Baker, Kimbra, Accounts Payable, 25 Years, Staff
Ball, Stacie, Academic Advising, 30 Years, Staff
Beals, Jessica, Office of Community Engagement, 15 Years, Staff
Bertram, Michael, Sports Facilities Management, 10 Years, Service
Blanton, Debra, Elliott Dining, 28 Years, Service Retiree
Britton, Cynthia, University Libraries, 19 Years, Staff Retiree
Brown, Rosetta, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 20 Years, Service
Burkett, Ranae, School of Music, 20 Years, Staff
Burress, Tameka, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 10 Years, Service
Byrd, Wallace, Sports Facilities Management, 15 Years, Service
Byrnes, Dina, Emens Auditorium, 15 Years, Staff
Caldwell, Mary J., Office of the Dean, University College, 18 Years, Staff Retiree
Carter, Heather, Department of Chemistry, 10 Years, Staff
Clouse, Kathy S., Facilities Planning & Management, 27 Years, Service Retiree
Coatie, Kristine, Noyer Halls, 20 Years, Service
Coats, Jerry, LaFollette Hall, 20 Years, Service Retiree
Collins, J. Edward, Jr., Facilities Planning & Management, 32 Years, Service Retiree
Collins, Kay E., VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment, 34 Years, Staff Retiree
Collis, Paul, Ball State University Dining, 10 Years, Service
Combs, Julie, Payroll & Employee Benefits, 15 Years, Staff
Cook, Nicole, The Atrium, 10 Years, Service
Cooper, Debra, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, Service
Cooper, Carl, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 35 Years, Service
Cope, Robert, Ball State University Dining, 20 Years, Staff Retiree
Cox, Danny, District Energy Station North, 41 Years, Staff Retiree
Criss, Jennifer, Marketing and Communications, 15 Years, Staff
Crouse, Diana, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management,15 Years, Service
Davis, Lucille, Noyer Dining, 20 Years, Service
Davis, Saundra, University Catering, 20 Years, Staff
Denney, Connie, Studebaker West Halls, 20 Years, Service
Dickens, James, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 15 Years, Service
Dixon, Peggy, International Programs, 10 Years, Staff
Edwards, Steven, Facilities Planning and Management, 36 Years, Service Retiree
Eldridge, Kenneth, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 30 Years, Service
Eller, Denise, Elliott Dining, 20 Years, Service
Erdel, Michael, Facilities Planning and Management, 39 Years, Service Retiree
Ervin, Cynthia J., Office of the VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment, 32 Years, Staff Retiree
Evans, Mary, The Atrium, 20 Years, Service
Fadely, Kenneth, University Libraries, 35 Years, Staff
Fagin, Edna, LaFollette Halls, 20 Years, Service
Fisher, Linda, VP for Information Technology, 25 Years, Staff
Foster, John, Public Safety, 25 Years, Staff
Foster, Donna, LaFollette Dining, 10 Years, Service
Fouch, Sheila, VP for Business Affairs/Treasurer, 15 Years, Staff
French, Stacey, Payroll & Employee Benefits, 15 Years, Staff
Friddle, Donna, Academic Advising, 25 Years, Staff
Fullhart, Lesa, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 20 Years, Service
Ganion, Jon, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 20 Years, Service
Garcia, Linda, The Atrium, 34 Years, Staff Retiree
Goad, Cindy, Woodworth Dining, 10 Years, Service
Goddard, Casey, WIPB, 20 Years, Staff
Goodpaster, Lisa, Center of Business & Economic Research, 15 Years, Staff
Graham, Darshae, Woodworth Dining, 10 Years, Service
Green, Kyle, Ball State University Dining, 30 Years, Staff
Griffith, Frank, Medical Education, 40 Years, Staff Retiree
Hahn, Sharon, Sponsored Projects Administration, 30 Years, Staff
Haisley, Beth, Systems Technology, 23 Years, Staff Retiree
Hannah, Keith, University Libraries, 15 Years, Staff
Harra, Harriette, Facilities Planning and Management, 27 Years, Staff Retiree
Harrell, Michelle, BSU Foundation, 20 Years, Staff
Harris, Sherri, VP for General Counsel, 30 Years, Staff
Hatton, Robin, Elliott Dining, 20 Years, Staff
Hines, Valerie, Elementary Education, 15 Years, Staff
Huggins, Natalie, Indiana Academy, 25 Years, Staff
Hyso, Mildred, Noyer Dining, 20 Years, Service
Jarnagin, Whitney, Unified Technology Support, 10 Years, Staff
Johnson, Gini, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 30 Years, Staff
Johnston, Tonya, Undergraduate Admissions, 25 Years, Staff
Jones, Michelle, College of Health Deans Office, 10 Years, Staff
Jones, Douglas, General Institutional Support, 15 Years, Service
Kenipe, Carol J., Academic Advising, 32 Years, Staff Retiree
Kennett, Phyllis, Woodworth Dining, 50 Years, Staff
Koenker, Jeffrey R., University Libraries, 26 Years, Staff Retiree
Koger, Donna, Counseling & Health Services, 20 Years, Staff
Kreps, Sarah, WIPB, 15 Years, Staff
Kurtis, Michael, Department of Geological Science, 26 Years, Staff Retiree
Landreth, Jodi, Woodworth Halls, 20 Years, Service
Landreth, Edward, The Atrium, 15 Years, Staff
Lavanchy, Phillip, Facilities Operations, 25 Years, Service
Leeper, Daryn, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 10 Years, Service
Lennon, Cathy, BSU Foundation, 27 Years of Service Retiree
Lewis, Joyce, Information Technology Services, 15 Years, Staff
Line, Jeffrey, Wagoner Halls, 15 Years, Service
Long, Kim, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, Staff
Mantock, Scott, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 15 Years, Service
Mathews, Anthony, Studebaker West Halls, 26 Years, Service Retiree
McCord, Thelma, Architecture, 10 Years, Staff
McCreery, Brenda, Physics & Astronomy, 15 Years, Staff
Mikel, Belisa, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management,15 Years, Service
Miller, Janice, CSH Deans Office, 30 Years, Staff
Miller, Kimberly, Noyer Halls, 10 Years, Service
Mills, Darren, University Libraries, 15 Years, Staff
Minor, Joe, Sports Facilities Management, 15 Years, Service
Moland, Vickie, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 30 Years, Service
Ndiaye, Cindy, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, Service
Newell, Sarah, University Libraries, 10 Years, Staff
Nix, Katherine, Alumni Center Operations, 10 Years, Staff
Palmer, Eleanor, Housing and Residence Life Office, 40 Years, Staff
Pickett, Jeffery, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, Service
Pickett, Angela, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 25 Years, Staff
Poti, Pamela, University Catering, 18 Years, Staff, Retiree
Pressnall, Brian, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 25 Years, Staff
Raleigh, Chris, Indiana Academy, 20 Years, Staff
Rathel, Brenda, Geological Sciences, 30 Years, Staff
Reynolds, Jerri, Johnson Halls, 15 Years, Service
Rickner, Robert, University Media Services, 25 Years, Staff
Rider, Donna, Fisher Institute for Health and Well Being, 43 Years, Staff Retiree
Robertson, Kenny, Noyer Dining, 20 Years, Service
Romine, Stephen, Kinghorn Hall, 20 Years, Service
Rosenbaum, Julia, School of Nursing, 25 Years, Staff
Salito, Jill, District Energy Station North, 20 Years, Service
Sanders, Sara E., Student Center Tally Food Court, 16 Years, Service Retiree
Schaffner, James, Facilities Operations, 30 Years, Service
Sciscoe, M., Purchasing Services, 15 Years, Service
Scofield, Charles, Student Center, 30 Years, Staff
Scrivner, Elizabeth, Kinghorn Hall, 20 Years, Service
Sheller, Debra, Fisher Institute for Health & Well Being, 27 Years, Staff Retiree
Shirk, Arlene, Journalism, 15 Years, Staff
Shockey, Stephanie, Assoc VP for Bus Affairs & Aux Services, 10 Years, Staff
Silvers, David, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 20 Years, Staff
Simpkins, Cheryl, LaFollette Halls, 35 Years, Service
Slaven, Vicki, Student Ctr Tally Food Court, 15 Years, Service
Smith, Eugene, University Media Services, 15 Years, Staff
Smith, Michelle, Noyer Dining, 10 Years, Service
Smith, Justin, Public Safety, 10 Years, Service
Stassen, Eric, Indiana Academy, 25 Years, Staff
Stephens, Marta, University Human Resource Services, 40 Years, Staff
Stephens, Travis, Public Safety, 10 Years, Service
Stinson, Larry, Assoc VP Facilities Planning & Management, 15 Years, Service
Stipp, Lucinda, Marketing and Communications, 20 Years, Staff
Taylor, Tina, Noyer Halls, 35 Years, Service
Thrasher, Joyce, The Atrium, 10 Years, Service
Tucker, Frances, Unified Technology Support, 30 Years, Staff
Upchurch, Craig, Public Safety, 30 Years, Service
Upchurch, Jeffrey, Facilities Planning and Management, 34 Years, Service Retiree
Verneman, Ila, Medical Education, 20 Years, Staff
Vicks, Beatrice, Multicultural Ctr, 15 Years, Staff
Vold, Amy, School of Kinesiology, 15 Years, Staff
Ware, Bart, Sports Facilities Management, 20 Years, Staff
Warner, Christina, Ball State University Dining, 25 Years, Staff
Weaver, Kathleen, Ball State University Dining, 15 Years, Staff
Weir, Timothy, Woodworth Halls, 15 Years, Service
Weis, Peggy, Center of Energy Res Educ & Service, 15 Years, Staff
Whitted, Roger, CAP Deans Office, 40 Years, Staff
Wilburn, Sandra, Intercollegiate Athletics Ops, 20 Years, Staff
Wilkinson, Brenda, University Libraries, 30 Years, Staff
Williams, Lilah, Sports Facilities Management, 30 Years, Service
Wills, Pamela, VP for Information Technology, 20 Years, Staff
Witter, Cary, Indiana Academy, 10 Years, Staff
Wright, Cheryl, Biology, 20 Years, Staff
Wyne, Sharon, Housing and Residence Life Office, 30 Years, Staff
Young, Carolyn S., BSU Foundation, 24 Years, Staff Retiree
Zeller, Matthew, University Media Services, 15 Years, Staff