Cleveland State Honors Retirees At Reception

Friday, April 21, 2017
 Pictured from left to right are (front row): Wanda Huffman, Testing Technician, 24 years of service; Louishes Barnett, Evening Custodian, seven years of service; Linda Everett, Administrative Assistant, President’s Office, 30 years of service. (Back Row): Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President. Not pictured: Barbara Nipper, Executive Secretary, Student Services, 25 years of service.
Pictured from left to right are (front row): Wanda Huffman, Testing Technician, 24 years of service; Louishes Barnett, Evening Custodian, seven years of service; Linda Everett, Administrative Assistant, President’s Office, 30 years of service. (Back Row): Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President. Not pictured: Barbara Nipper, Executive Secretary, Student Services, 25 years of service.

Cleveland State Community College hosted a retirement reception on Monday honoring all of the college’s recent retirees, including the following: Wanda Huffman, Testing Technician, 24 years of service; Louishes Barnett, Evening Custodian, seven years of service; Linda Everett, Administrative Assistant, President’s Office, 30 years of service. (Back Row) Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President; and Barbara Nipper, Executive Secretary, Student Services, 25 years of service.

During the retirement reception, Victoria Hight, Associate Professor of Nursing, was honored with emeritus status awarded only to outstanding individuals who have rendered distinguished service to the college.

Ms, Hight served the college for 12 years.

Victoria Hight, Associate Professor of Nursing
Victoria Hight, Associate Professor of Nursing


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