General Division - Employee of the Quarter

Do you know an employee who has made outstanding contributions to his/her department and should be recognized as the General Division – Employee of the Quarter?

Nominations for the University General Division Employee of the Quarter are being accepted now!

Nominees must be regular, permanent, full-time, University General staff employees who have completed at least one year of continuous employment and have satisfactory current performance evaluations. Part-time and temporary employees are ineligible. Nominations may be made by any University employee including Division heads, Administrators, Faculty, Staff or students. 

2019 2nd Quarter Recipient

Vallarie Hernandez and Dr. Tony WaldropIn recognition of the dedication of our USA employees, we are pleased to announce that Vallarie Hernandez has been selected Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019.

The Employee of the Quarter award was developed to recognize the exceptional efforts of one University general staff employee each quarter.  Vallarie is a Secretary V in the Integrative Studies Department of the College of Education and Professional Studies. The person who nominated Vallarie has described her as a "revolutionary force" in her department providing exemplary vision and dedication in serving our students, "Vallarie brings a positive attitude to her job and is an excellent listener to both student and faculty needs, striving to find solutions to problems. She spends a great amount of time and energy focused on non-traditional students, and is passionate about removing the perceived barriers faced by adult learners and non-traditional students in the department.  Vallarie believes that customer service is a key part of her job and sets the bar extremely high for customer service in her department."

In recognition of Vallarie's commitment to excellence, the presentation of this award took place at the Board of Trustees meeting on June 6, 2019. 

Previous Employee of the Quarter Recipients


▼   University General Division - Employee of the Quarter Selection Committee
University General Division - Employee of the Quarter Selection Committee   
Frances Henson President's Office Special Events Coordinator
Deborah Robinson Football Secretary III
Aimee Meyers Office of Development Development Officer
Denise Barton Business Office Finance & Accounting Analyst
Jacqueline Weldy Custodial Services Office Custodial Supervisor I
Dr. James Bridgeforth Central Housing Office Director
Dr. Raj Chaudhury Innovation in Learning Ctr Executive Director
Susan Reinhardt Business Office COM Faculty Resource Specialist
Sahilee Waitman Student Government Assoc SGA President
Tina Stalmach Human Resources Dir of HR, Benefits/Cmte Chair
Dr. Zoya Khan Foreign Languages Associate Professor


If you have any questions, please contact Tina Stalmach, Employee of the Quarter Selection Committee Chair, at or by calling (251) 460-6133.