Service of Dedication

August 15, 2014 (Jackson) - Belhaven University faculty, staff and friends joined together on Wednesday night, August 13 for the Service of Dedication in the Center for the Arts. The annual kick-off ceremony marked the start of another year at Belhaven.

The program featured a reading of the verse of the year, music from Dr. Christopher Shelt, a challenge for the school year from Dr. Roger Parrott, scripture reading, a time of worship, a dessert reception sponsored by Primos Café and MMI Dining Systems.

The 2014-2015 Belhaven University Verse of the Year is from 1 Peter 4:10.“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.”

During the annual Clock Ceremony, Dr. Parrott honored the faculty and staff who have served for 5, 10 and 15 years by taking time to talk about each person before they received their clock award.

Five Years of Service

Miss Gloria Anderson-MMI Dining Systems

Mrs. Sheri Anderson-Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost

Mr. Charles Barry-Security Officer

Mr. Daniel Browne-Director of Student Life

Dr. Benjamin Carr-Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Mr. Rufus Clark-Housekeeper

Ms. Lee Evelyn Craig-Coordinator of Ceremonies, Office of Registrar

Mr. Cory Drake-Social Media Optimization Coordinator

Mrs. Annette Gibson-Administrative Assistant to Dean of School of Business

Mr. James Hall-Accountant

Miss Marchell Hampton-MMI Dining Systems

Ms. Helean Hawkins-Director of Admission and Student Services

Mr. Caleb Mitchell-Assistant Professor of Dance

Mr. Levi S. Patton-Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis

Mrs. Rona Potvin-Administrative Assistant Maintenance Department

Mr. Joshua Reid-Assistant Director of Admission

Miss. Daylan Stephens-Circulation Librarian

Mr. Barrington Vaxter-MMI Dining Systems


Ten Years of Service

Ms. Maggie Bennett-Housekeeper

Mr. Kenneth Coleman-Maintenance Technician

Mrs. Mari Fredericks-Director of Student Services, Virtual Campus

Mr. Joseph Frost-Associate Professor of Theatre

Dr. Richard Harris-former Dean of Faculty-Orlando

Ms. Clotilde Jones-Assistant Director of Admission - Memphis

Mrs. Vicki Miner-Materials Manager - Library

Ms. Laura Morton-Associate Professor of Dance

Mrs. LeeLee Partridge-Administrative Assistant to Asst. VP of Campus Operations

Mrs. Lyn Payne-Director of Student Accounts

Dr. Stephen W. Sachs-Professor of Music and Chair of Music Department


Fifteen Years of Service

Mr. Wade Bullie-Maintenance Technician

Mrs. Rose Mary Foncree-Associate Professor of English, Director of Omega College

Dr. Stephen Phillips-Associate Professor of History & Political Science

Ms. Robin Savoy-Director of Campus Services

Dr. Christopher Shelt-Professor of Music

Dr. Catherine Wasson-Professor of Education

Mrs. Donna Weeks-Registrar