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Special Photo Display Celebrates College Staff

May 17, 2001
Contact: Bill Giduz 704/894-2244 or bigiduz@davidson.edu

Jerry Archer
Assistant Director of Facilities Maintenance Jerry Archer enjoys a barbeque sandwich at the Staff Appreciation Day dinner.

Davidson student photographers recently gave a special thanks to fifteen members of the college staff with a special display highlighting their unique contributions to life at Davidson. The series of portraits, which are accompanied by brief biographical sketches, includes Auxiliary Service and Physical Plant workers who have been at Davidson as many as fifty-seven years.

Davidson Photography Club president Kim D'Ardenne organized the project with help from Auxiliary Services Director Richard Terry and Facilities and Engineering Director David Holthouser in conjunction with the celebration of the first annual Staff Appreciation Day, celebrated on April 23.

Under the leadership of Jill Neumayer '01 and Jeremy Campbell '02, United Community Action led the efforts to recognize the college staff on Staff Appreciation Day by delivering donuts to workers in the early morning and hosting a barbeque dinner on Chambers Lawn.

To view the staff photo gallery visit: http://www.davidson.edu/personal/kidardenne/contents.html

Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,600 students. Since its establishment in 1837, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. Davidson recently launched "Let Learning Be Cherished," a $250 million campaign in support of student financial assistance, academic resources, and community life.

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