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The July 2018 Staff Council E-Newsletter

The CEHD Staff Corner newsletter is intended to create community and keep you informed. For more information, please visit our website.
What has your Staff Council been up to?

Pay it Forward Challenge
If there is a colleague who deserves a smile today, please e-mail your Staff Council at coestaffcouncil@gsu.edu so we can spread a little workplace happiness in hopes that it becomes contagious!


2018 Game Day is coming your way! Stay Tuned!

Don't miss the very first "Conversation Pieces Series" on Tuesday, July 24 at 4 p.m. in the CEHD Forum 1030. Come unwind with your council members and share topics you wish to see addressed in the coming academic year.

Staff nominations for new council members deadline, Wednesday, July 11 at Noon. Click here to self-nominate or nominate someone else.

Staff Volunteers Needed for 3 sub-committees: Leadership - Culture - Development No commitment, only your insight and guidance requested to give "thumbs up or thumbs down" for efforts being acted upon by the council to better help create initiatives on how to improve services and activities for staff. E-mail coestaffcouncil@gsu.edu if interested!
 
Summer Recipe Series

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta and Mint



For the Honey Vinaigrette
2 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. lime juice
1 tbsp. olive oil
pinch of salt

For the Watermelon Salad
1 5 lb watermelon, peeled, cut into cubes
1 English (or Hot House) cucumber, cubed (about 2 cups of cubed cucumbers)
15 fresh mint leaves, torn
15 fresh basil leaves, torn
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, more to your liking

Instructions
1. In a small bowl, whish together the honey, lime juice, olive oil and pinch of salt. Set aside for a moment.
2. In a large bowl or serving platter with sides, combine the watermelon, cucumbers, and fresh herbs.
3. Top the watermelon salad with the honey vinaigrette and gently toss to combine. Top with the feta cheese and serve!

This recipe comes from The Mediterranean Dish.com
 

Upcoming Events

 

Conversation Pieces Series
Tuesday, July 24 at 4 p.m.
CEHD Forum Room 1030
 

Fun Facts about your co-workers!

This month we are featuring Pamela Durham Willingham, Business Manager II in the Department of Middle Secondary Education
Pam received her Master of Science, Urban Policy Studies, Georgia State University, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Bachelor of Arts, African American Studies, Georgia State University, College of Arts & Sciences Associate of Science, Teacher Education, DeKalb Community College, Decatur, GA
Pam is a seasoned administrator with over 25 years of work experience at Georgia State University. She is responsible for providing oversight of the day-to-day business, financial and academic operations of the department and supervising administrative staff. Pam brings over twenty years of “cradle to grave” grants management experience as an added value to the department. She received her national certification as a research administrator (CRA) in December 2010. She is an active member of the National Council for University Research Administrators (NCURA) since 2007. She maintains her certification as a CRA by providing training and mentoring services designed to develop other staff new to the profession of research administration.She is a recipient of GSU’s President’s Outstanding Staff Member Award for Community Service and Social Action for her volunteer work in the community. She was recognized for her services as a mentor for the Mentoring Children of Prisoners (DHHS) program for a local nonprofit agency.She is also a recipient of URSA’s Centennial Research Administration Award, “granted in recognition of superior leadership and service in helping Georgia State achieve the third goal of its strategic plan — to become a leading public research university addressing the most challenging issues of the 21st century.”Outside of work, Willingham enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.
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