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March 8, 2019

 2019 Service Awards Celebration

On March 8, the College celebrated more than 650 faculty and staff members for their many years of service, specifically those who were marking five-year milestones. At least 250 gathered for the in-person celebration for the official Spirit of Community Day of Recognition 2018 Service Awards. President Harrison provided remarks and a staff or faculty member from each five-year term shared stories of their career, including some moving memories from several long-time employees. Columbus State’s Gospel Vocal Ensemble provided joy and inspiration, whle Clawdette and cheerleaders showed encouragement through cheer.  The annual event concluded with those attending gathering for “class photos” marking five to 45 years of service. 


5 Years

5 year group photo

10 Years

10 year group photo

15 Years

15 year group photo

20 Years

20 year group photo

25 Years

25 year group photo

30 Years

30 year group photo

35 Years

35 year group photo


40 Years

40 year group photo


45 Years

45 year photo
President Harrison points to a picture of Doug Yoder, who has marked 45 years with the College. Yoder was vacationing outside of Ohio. At the Service Awards celebration, someone read his comments which he had sent.

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