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TODAY news for Thursday, May 25, 2006

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LLU recognizes employees

Employees recognized for their hard work and service were treated to a banquet on May 18, 2006, in Wong Kerlee International Conference Center. In addition to the Asian and Italian buffet, Cold Stone Creamery served ice cream in waffle cones for dessert. Employees could also get their photographs taken in a studio set up in the conference center. After the employee recognition, W. Augustus Cheatham, MSW, vice chancellor for public affairs, LLU, hosted his legendary funny door prize event.

    By Patricia Thio
50 years
Working for half of the institution’s 100 years of existence, Earnest Daniel (center), supervisor, animal care, is recognized for 50 years of service by LLU administrators. (From left) Lisa Beardsley, PhD, MPH, academic vice chancellor; W. Augustus Cheatham, MSW, public affairs vice chancellor; Richard H. Hart, MD, DrPH, chancellor; DP Harris, PhD, information systems vice chancellor; Mr. Daniel; Gerald Winslow, PhD, vice chancellor for spiritual life; Barry Taylor, PhD, research affairs vice chancellor; and Verlon Strauss, CPA, financial affairs vice chancellor.
40 years
Working for 40 years at LLU, Masao Nakamoto, MD (left center), associate clinical professor of gynecology and obstetrics, and Hubert Watkins, MD (right center), associate clinical professor of dermatology, are congratulated by LLU administrators.
45 people
Forty-five people have served at LLU for a quarter of a century. Those present at the banquet pose with administrators.
35 years
Those honored for 35 years of service pose together after receiving their pin.
30 years
Recognized for 30 years of service at LLU are a total of 33 employees. Those attending the event smile for the camera after getting their pin.
Cold stone ice cream
Employees were treated to Cold Stone Creamery ice cream for dessert.
Getting a special photograph taken of themselves with friends and/or family, employees were able to  take their picture home the same night.
15 years
Fifteen-year employees hold their recognition pins in their hands.
10 years
Honored for 10 years of service, employees pose together.
5 years
Nearly 100 employees have served at LLU for five years. Those present at the event were personally congratulated by LLU administrators.

TODAY news for Thursday, May 25, 2006