希德 employees pitch in on beautification projects
The ancient proverb “Many hands make light work,” is the best way to describe the 希德关心自己 Day on Friday, 9月. 15. Employees scattered to all six campuses to make sure they were spruced up and fall ready.
“人力资源 appreciates all the employees who volunteered to assist in keeping 希德 beautiful,” said Vice President for 人力资源 Andrea Janoush. Over 150 employees showed up on Friday for the workday. “It’s a great time to come together as a community and work on a common goal,” Janoush said. “我们的设施, maintenance and grounds departments are the best around and we appreciate all they do every day and for partnering with HR for this special day.”
在每个校园, 停车场需要重条带化, 树木需要砍伐, hedge rows needed trimming and windows needed washing.
“We appreciate the help,” said 兰金 Campus Director of Physical Plant and Maintenance Jack Hust. “There is always more work to be done and more hands make it an easier task.”
M8体育官网, Joe Renfroe Stadium and surrounding areas got special attention in anticipation of an upcoming home game. Volunteers painted new lines over the entire commuter parking lot. 然后, organizers like Facilities Services Director Betty Davis guided the inside-cleaning volunteers who worked in the stadium, 乐队大厅, 售票处, 小卖部和客用浴室.
“We are getting ready for our guests next week,” said nursing instructor Elola Maberry (NAHC/杰克逊).
向上跳跃教练大卫·阿特金斯, (尤蒂卡), Accounting Disbursement Clerk Chante Willis (雷蒙德) and Dean of Agriculture and Transportation and Director of Talent Workforce and 经济发展 Josh Bower (雷蒙德) picked up limbs near the stadium.
“It’s nice to get out and meet other people at 希德,” Willis said. “It also feels good to know that we actually are helping the grounds people.” This team had what looked to be a big job, lots of limbs and a couple of large, downed trees. But working in tandem with men like Antonio Moore, 谁开拖拉机和拖车, 和彼此相处, 整个地区很快就被清理干净了, 虽然有很多血汗.
尤蒂卡 Campus English instructor Dan Fuller used a long pole to wash windows at the Stokes Student Union Building. “这是一个美丽的校园, and it’s good to put a little shine on things and let everyone see what a special place it is,他说.
New 成人教育 instructor Melinda Spille, 在富勒附近工作的人, said it was a great opportunity to meet other employees.
“I’m kind of in my own little world down there in the Adult-Ed building,” Spille said. “I thought it would be fun to get outside with everyone and have an opportunity to meet and talk to other employees.”
Human resources also encouraged people to visit other campuses for the volunteer workday, 许多人很高兴他们这么做了.
业务经理Katrina Smith, 谁在M8体育官网工作, volunteered on the 尤蒂卡 Campus where she formerly worked. “I like getting the opportunity to see old co-workers and fellowship with them and do some good for the college.”
“I wanted to come out and help because we always want to be sure the campus looks on-point for the kids,” said Custodial Team Leader Kimberly Lighter on the 尤蒂卡 Campus. “We work to give them a good environment.”
Groundskeepers in 尤蒂卡 were quick to say they appreciated everyone’s hard work on Friday. 约翰钢, McKinley Mack and Assistant Grounds Director Mike Montgomery were showing folks how to use blowers and trimmers on the 尤蒂卡 Campus. They said it was nice of everyone to work so hard. “We appreciate everyone coming out here to help,” McKinley said.
詹姆斯J. 鼠鸟, 希德 Cares Day Team Leader and Director of Maintenance at the NAHC/杰克逊 Campus, is of the same mind that many hands make light work. “We truly appreciate all of the combined help from the different campuses,” 鼠鸟 said. “It was a big help for us today towards beautifying the grounds.”
纳撒尼尔·威廉姆斯, who works at the WIN Job Center on the 维克斯堡-Warren Campus, 帮助清理窗户上的蜘蛛网, 门厅和角落.
“It’s all about the kids that come through here. it’s about providing a great campus for them, and for the faculty, too,他说.
总统博士. Stephen Vacik worked on hedge rows on the 兰金 Campus. He and other faculty and staff were on hand trimming hedges, painting curbs and re-striping parking lots, 擦窗户和吹树叶.
Dean of Students Erin Vaughn Jones (尤蒂卡) was working hard to beautify the campus by helping out with re-striping and painting curbs along the 尤蒂卡 Campus parking spaces.
向上跳跃教练大卫·阿特金斯 (尤蒂卡), 左, Accounting Disbursement Clerk Chante Willis (雷蒙德) and Dean of Agriculture and Transportation and Director of Talent Workforce and 经济发展 Josh Bowers had the rough job of picking up limbs on part of the walking trails. 这是他们休息的时候. “It’s nice to get out and meet other people at 希德,” Willis said. “It also feels good to know that we actually are helping the grounds people.” This team had what looked to be a big job, 但是在和大家一起工作之后, the felled trees and limbs were cleared out quickly, 虽然有很多血汗.