Marchetta named Employee of the Month

By September 5, 2014Staff Council

The Delta State University Staff Council recently honored Amber Marchetta, history secretary, as the August 2014 Employee of the Month.

Marchetta has served her secretary role at the university for the past five years. The 1994 Delta State graduate studied management and completed her MBA in 1998.

Her Hobbies include running, tennis, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

The Clarksdale native is married with two children — Abby, 11 and Ben, 8. They are members of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Employee of the Month distinction is given to a staff member who has provided service at Delta State that is considered over and beyond those duties outlined in his or her job description. Nominations are submitted by colleagues on campus.

Each winner receives a plaque, monetary award, WalMart gift card from the Student Government Association, an engraved insulated coffee mug, a free parking decal courtesy of the Campus Police Department, a box of treats from The Sweetery, a parking spot of their choice, two Okra gift cards (one from Athletics and one from a private donor), marquee announcement and website recognition.

For an archived list of previous Employee of the Month winners, visit

Delta State’s Staff Council serves as a liaison between the administration and the staff to provide a formal process for staff to discuss issues involving university policies and procedures and to forward ideas, recommendations and opinions to the president.

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