The Delta State University Staff Council recently honored Cheryl Ballard, administrative secretary for the Office of the Provost, as the July 2016 Employee of the Month.
Ballard, a Cleveland native, has been working in the Provost’s Office for 17 years and has served as administrative secretary for 14 years.
“I’m very appreciative to be honored as Employee of the Month,” said Ballard. “I don’t think I deserve it, but I appreciate it.”
Ballard is also a recent graduate of Delta State after obtaining a degree in management in May of 2016.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her new grandson, who is 13 months old.
Each Employee of the Month winner receives a plaque, monetary award, 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, marquee announcement and website recognition.
For an archived list of previous winners, visit http://www.deltastate.edu/about-dsu/administration/staff-council/staff-council-employee-of-the-month/employee-of-the-month-archives/
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.