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DSU President Harry L. Williams presents the 2013 Inspire Excellence Award to Michelle Fisher, director of Health Services at DSU.

  The 2013 Employee Recognition Ceremony -- Photo Slideshow


Delaware State University took time out to honor its faculty and staff during its annual Employee Recognition Ceremony on Sept. 26 in the MLK Student Center.

For images from the evening ceremony, click on the below photo slideshow. That is followed by a list of the 2013 awardees:

Michelle Fisher, director of Health Services, received the top award of the evening – the Inspire Excellence Award.

The following employees were honored with Vice President's Choice Awards from the following areas:


  • Jeff DeMoss, executive director of Dining and Auxiliary
  • Greg Hilliard, Fleet Services/Transportation supervisor


  • Karen Fair, director of Facilities Management
  • Cindy Koegle, payroll clerk

Student Affairs

  • Paula Duffy, director of Judicial Affairs
  • Michelle Fisher, director of Health Services


  • Lynn Iocono, executive director of Student Financial Services
  • Brandon Maddox, marketing specialist


  • Dr. Tomasz Smolinski, assistant professor of computer and information sciences
  • Dr. Jinjie Liu, assistant professor of mathematics

Academic Affairs

  • Terrell Holmes, University registrar
  • Eric Hart, senior associate AD


  • Edna Piper, senior secretary of Football Operations
  • Mark Springs, head equipment athletics manager


During the ceremony the following 2013 Faculty Excellence Award recipients were also recognized:


Faculty Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Dorothy L. Dillard, associate professor of sociology,

Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activities

Dr. Mingxin Guo, associate professor of soil and water sciences,

Faculty Excellence in University and Community Service

Dr. Anuradha Dujari, professor of science education

Faculty Excellence in Advising

Dr. Dawn Lott, professor of mathematics