LSC-O Faculty and Staff Incentive Awards for 2013

Mary McCoy, Dr. Sribhagyam Srinivasan, Aubrey Kapranos, Dr. Matt McClure, Suzanne Baker, Mary Sizemore, Dr. Gwen Whithead, Michael Rather, and Jim Ellis
Mary McCoy, Dr. Sribhagyam Srinivasan, Aubrey Kapranos, Dr. Matt McClure, Suzanne Baker, Mary Sizemore, Dr. Gwen Whithead, Michael Rather, and Jim Ellis.

Each year Lamar State College-Orange recognizes the achievements of faculty and staff members whose professional activities and accomplishments fall outside of the requirements associated with their position.  Employees can earn recognition for presenting scholarly papers at conferences, publishing articles and manuscripts, leadership in professional organizations, and special contributions to the campus.  President Michael Shahan announced the 2013 recipients at a reception on December 4th at the Ron. E. Lewis Library.  The honorees were Suzanne Baker, Michael Rather, Mary Sizemore, Aubrey Kapranos, Dr. Gwen Whitehead, Mary McCoy, Jim Ellis, Dr. Sribhagyam Srinivasan, and Dr. Matt McClure.  President Shahan thanked each of the recipients for their hard work and commitment to professional development.

The reception was also the occasion to honor two long-time staff members who will be retiring at the end of the month.  Marilyn Green, who joined the library staff in 2002, will be leaving her position as Public Services Librarian.  Marilyn was the primary contact for students doing research, and she was instrumental in making more digital resources available to library patrons.  Larry Font came to Lamar – Orange in 1994 as a security guard.  He later became a member of the Physical Plant staff and worked in building maintenance.  President Shahan thanked each of the employees for their dedication and presented each with a small gift of appreciation.