Edison State honors staff members of the semester

&#13 PIQUA — Edison State Neighborhood University not long ago acknowledged remarkable employee overall performance


PIQUA — Edison State Neighborhood University not long ago acknowledged remarkable employee overall performance throughout an “All College” assembly.

Every single semester, Edison Condition recognizes a school or adjunct faculty member and a team member with an Personnel of the Semester award. This semester, an more staff classification was additional, which “recognizes the collective initiatives of an remarkable team of individuals who worked to comprehensive a undertaking that was critical to the college’s mission, aims, and/or directives,” explained Elizabeth DuBois, coordinator of Staff Recruitment, Training and Growth.

Gail Ahmed, Adjunct Faculty Member Roger Fulk, Educational Undertaking Specialist for Workforce Improvement & Operate-Primarily based Learning Amber Hare, Director of Job Pathways Advising Eric Rhoades, Database & Apps Developer I and Jared Shimp, Databases & Purposes Developer II, have been named the spring 2021 staff of the semester. The honorees ended up offered with an night in the Edison Point out suite at a Dayton Dragons game on Aug. 20.

Ahmed was nominated for her willingness to go above and over and above for her students every day, as properly as her outstanding management and support for the duration of the changeover to distance mastering all through the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a nominator reported, that went so considerably as “to assist one instructor who struggled with altering to the on the net format by printing students’ submissions, driving the submissions to the college member, and then selecting them back again up and aiding the faculty member with publishing grades and feed-back.”

Ahmed has been an staff of Edison Point out for 11 years and holds a Master of Science in Instruction.

Fulk also confirmed good initiative all through adjustments caused by COVID-19. Fulk was hired as a direct walk-up contact, and when individuals obligations have been lowered, he made use of his graphic style skills, creativeness, and understanding of Career Solutions to make weekly updates for the department.

“Roger is applying his outstanding techniques to improve the communications to college students from Job Products and services. His eye-catching and timely patterns draw in students and community companions that then entry our fantastic job advisors,” a nominator stated.

Fulk has been an worker of Edison Point out for practically two decades and retains a Learn of Science in Training.

Hare, Rhoades, and Shimp were being nominated for their dedication and really hard do the job to set up Advise, a company that lets university staff to present college student solutions as a result of text messaging.

A nominator reported, “These three have walked a lot of men and women through what they want to do to entry and perform inside of Suggest. They have seemed at all angles, from expert advisors to whole-time school to adjuncts.”

Hare has been an worker of Edison Point out for 16 years and holds a Grasp of Instruction in Larger Training Administration. Rhoades has been an employee of Edison Point out for 15 years and holds an Associates of Utilized Science in Methods Engineering. Shimp has been an employee of Edison Point out for six years and holds an Associates of Utilized Company in Laptop Programing.

All Edison Point out staff who display a motivation to the overall performance excellence aims, main values, and ongoing growth are eligible to be nominated for the award. These eligible for the award are nominated by their peers and then selected by the Valuing People today Committee.



Pictured, still left to proper, are Amber Hare, Eric Rhoades and Jared Shimp.