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MUSC Excellence at the university
Employees recognized during appreciation event

The University’s Finance & Administration Division celebrated its monthly Employee Appreciation Event on Nov. 19. The celebration recognized staff from the Engineering & Facilities, Finance, and Operations departments who were nominated for their commitment to MUSC Excellence.
Every month employees with qualifying nominations for the preceding month will be recognized at the monthly Employee Appreciation Event with an MUSC Excellence gift. Employee(s) of the Quarter will be selected by the Rewards and Recognition Committee (RRC) from the eligible nominations received during the quarterly period.  The winners will be announced at the Employee Appreciation Event held the month following the relevant quarter.

Employee of the Quarter nominees for October
David Blick, Engineering & Facilities; Sharon Ford, Purchasing Services; and Patti Kelly, Human Resources Management.
The employees who receive nominations each month for Employee of the Quarter are recognized at the following month’s Employee Appreciation Celebration.  Each nominee receives a personal invitation to attend the monthly event and again for the event at which the winners will be announced.
The winners for the 2008 Employee of the second Quarter will be selected by the RRC from the eligible nominations received for October, November and December and announced at the Jan. 21 Employee Appreciation Celebration.

PEER Milestone Recipients for October
Sharon Ford, Purchasing Services; Stacy Haney, Workers Compensation; Kenneth Murray, Occupational Safety & Health; Edra Pinckney, Human Resources Management; Andrew Rider, Controller’s Office/Accounting Operations; Eunice Rivers, Controller’s Office/Accounting Operations; Ranada Rivers, Controller’s Office/Property Control; and Thomas Weslager, Occupational Safety & Health.
The PEER Postcard is an employee thank you card used to recognize fellow F&A co-workers observed practicing standards of behaviors consistent with MUSC Excellence in the areas of service, finance, people, quality, and growth.

For RRC information, contact any of the following
Joyce Oltmann, RRC coordinator
Chief Operations Office
701-B Harborview Office Tower

Monique Robinson, PEER coordinator, Human Resources Management
105-H Harborview Office Tower

Anthony Dunbar, RRC chair, Public Safety

Mellie Klinger, RRC co-chair, Accounts Payable

You may also contact other RRC members: Tina Chapman,; Mitzi Fetner,; Gale O’Neal,; Andrew Nelson,; and Joseph Avant,
The next Finance & Administration Employee Appreciation event will be held Dec. 17. All are welcome.   For information, visit the Excellence Web site at

Friday, Dec. 12, 2008

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