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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 9, 2009


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File:  NR-Davis receives MC classified staff award
Photo:  L-R:  Betty Davis, Eileen Cichocki



                  Ukiah, CA – Mendocino College Accounting Specialist Betty Davis was selected in November as recipient of the quarterly award for Classified Staff at the same time as she announced her retirement after 30 years of employment.

            “Receiving this award now makes this a truly special time,” Davis said. “I’ve enjoyed my time here at Mendocino College. I’ve enjoyed my job, the people I’ve worked with and now it’s time to do something different.”

            Davis has worked at Mendocino College since early 1980.  She started as a temporary worker in the Admissions & Records Department, moving to the Instruction Office and then settled in the Business Office as a permanent staff member for the long term.

Betty Davis has been a fabulous and dedicated employee at Mendocino College for nearly 30 years,” stated her supervisor Eileen Cichocki, Director of Fiscal Services. “She has always been quick to volunteer staffing booths at various campus events, such as the info table during Welcome Week. Her wry smile and easy wit will be sorely missed, but we wish her all the best in her well-deserved retirement.”

The Mendocino College Foundation has allocated $2,000 for 2009-10 for the first year of the classified staff recognition program, with one recipient selected for each quarter on September 1, November 16, February 1 and April 16.  

The recipients are selected by the Mendocino College Superintendent/President, two vice-presidents and Director of Human Resources based on supervisor nominations, contributions to the college and longevity.   

The winner has the opportunity to choose a college program to receive $500 which can be used by that program in support of the college’s strategic goals. 

Mendocino College’s strategic goals are the following: Become a learner-centered institution by focusing on student success; Improve student access to college programs and services; Enhance the student learning experience by providing educational, cultural and social opportunities beyond the classroom; Maximize the procurement and efficient use of financial, human and physical resources; Build new and stronger relationships with businesses, educators, agencies and other constituents of our communities.

Davis requested that the $500 from the Foundation be given to the Mendocino College Child Development Center. They will use the money to purchase tumbling mats for the children enrolled in the program. The Center cares for children ages 18 months to 5 years in a nurturing, caring and professional environment on campus.

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