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Information Security Personnel Updates

by Rachel on September 9, 2014 in Announcements

Bill Moore, former chief information security officer, shared his last with VSU IT on August 29. After many years of dedication and service to the university, Bill has accepted a position at Kennesaw State.

In Bill’s absence, Moe Mondesirinformation security associate, will be the first point of contact for information security issues.

The Assistant Director of Information Technology position has been posted online at https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/4523.

I Caught You Caring (ICYC)

by Rachel on August 21, 2014 in Spotlight

I Caught You CaringDuring July 2014, the following members received “I Caught You Caring cards for providing exceptional service:

Ben Li, (Helpdesk)

Haylee Friel (Helpdesk)

Vincent King-Spezzo (eLearning)

Kinard Thomas (Technical Support)

Brian Anderson (Technical Support)

Amanda King-Spezzo (eLearning)

Sheila Hall (Training & Communication)

Joseph Mitchell (Media Services)

Kyle Culpepper (Media Services)

Na Ding (Enterprise Applications)

Annon Beepath (System Operations)

Clinton Cauley (Technical Support)

Matthew Flannigan (Technical Support)

Rex Devane (Media Services)

The cards can be completed by anyone to recognize any VSU employee for going the “extra mile.” To learn more about the program, visit the ICYC site.

 

May/June 2014 Super Techs

by Rachel on July 10, 2014 in Spotlight

 TSS Super Tech Award Recipients for May – June 2014
Technicians are assessed using a developed rubric emphasizing initiative, professionalism, quality of work, reliability, and uniqueness. Recipients of the award receive a certificate and a $25 gift card.



Image of Clint Cauley                              Image of Matt Flannigan
Clint Cauley
, Student Tech                            Matt Flannigan, Lead Tech

 


 

January/February 2014 Super Techs

by Rachel on March 18, 2014 in Spotlight

TSS Assistant Director, Sterlin Sanders, has implemented a new employee recognition program for his area aptly titled the “TSS Super Tech Award.”
Technicians are assessed using a developed rubric emphasizing initiative, professionalism, quality of work, reliability, and uniqueness. Recipients of the award receive a certificate and a $25 gift card.


Taray L. Eady
Taray L. Eady
Top Lead Technician
Taray is a lead technician that performs at the level of a full-time IT staff member. He consistently conducts himself in a professional manner and applies a strong initiative towards handling IT business transactions within Inventory Management. Outside of IT, he is one of the co-founders of the popular mobile app Blazer Nation, which has accumulated over 4000 downloads in less than a year.


Edward C. Lawson
Edward C. Lawson
Top Student Technician
Chad is student technician that has been employed with us for only a year and half but performs at the level of a four-year veteran. He’s a quick thinker with the ability to resolve the most advanced technological issues by using self-guided troubleshooting skills. Chad is always willing to pitch in and help out in other areas of TSS. Outside of IT, Chad is the vice president of the prominent on-campus group Media Arts Geniuses. At the recent Harper Hill event (50 Years of Integration) at the Student Union, his group created a video documentary of the movie actor’s work, which was personally recognized as a job well done by Harper himself.


Quotes (edited) by Sterlin Sanders. Original picture (edited) by Jeff Shipley.

I Caught You Caring (ICYC)

by Rachel on March 17, 2014 in Spotlight

 I Caught You CaringDuring 2013-2014, the following members receivedI Caught You Caring cards for providing exceptional service:

Ryan Beaudry (Formerly Helpdesk)

Philip Bishop (eLearning)

Samantha Bryant (Formerly Helpdesk)

Kyle Culpepper (Media Services)

Bradley Cupp (Media Services)

Rex DeVane (Media Services)

Helpdesk (Team)

Greg Henderson (Applications and Analytics)

Gary Kuhlmann II (IT/Web Services)

Roberto Leal (Media Services)

Benjamin Li (Helpdesk)

Lorrie Proal (IT Administration)

Russell Reese (Helpdesk)

Kanan Simpson (Network Services)

The cards can be completed by anyone to recognize any VSU employee for going the “extra mile.” To learn more about the program, visit the ICYC site.

 

2014 Employee Recognition

by Rachel on March 17, 2014 in Spotlight

LightbulbCongratulations to the following team members who were honored March 3, 2014, for their continued service and commitment to VSU:

5 Years: Philip Bishop (eLearning), Amanda King-Spezzo (eLearning),
Vincent King-Spezzo (eLearning), Gary Kuhlmann II (Web Services),
Lorrie Proal (IT), and Keisha Roberts (IT)

15 Years: Jeremy Scott (IT)

25 Years: Rex DeVane (Media Services) and Michael Johns (IT)