KEYSER, WV, MARCH 6, 2020 -- West Virginia University Potomac State College recently recognized seven employees for going above and beyond to make PSC a better place by exemplifying WVU’s Core Values of Service, Curiosity, Respect, Accountability, and Appreciation, through their daily work. Each was presented with a 2019 WVU Values Coin and Certificate.
Campus President Jennifer Orlikoff presented the coins to the following individuals announcing their respective core values:
Diana Grady was recognized for the core value of accountability. She began working at PSC almost 29 years ago in May 1991. In her current role of administrative assistant, she handles the administrative support for the Office of Student Experience. She was also named the 2009 Outstanding Classified Staff Person of the Year.
Doug Little, physical education associate professor and head baseball coach, was recognized for the core value of respect. In addition to teaching full time and serving as an advisor to students in the area of physical education, Little will begin his 23rd year in 2020 as the head baseball coach. His record is a remarkable 740-319-1. He has been named the American Baseball Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year 10 times. In 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2011, Little was also named the NJCAA East District Coach of the Year in leading the Catamounts to four trips to the Division I JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Vickie Delsignore was recognized for the core value of accountability. She started at PSC in June 1985. In her current role as assistant accountant, DelSignore is responsible for payroll processing, maintaining employee files, overseeing employee leave and time, as well as the personal services budget. She was also awarded the Outstanding Classified Staff Person of the Year for 2011.
Corey Armstrong, director of farm operations and the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (SAGE) program, was recognized for the core value of curiosity. His main responsibilities include recruiting ag and forestry students, teaching ag entrepreneurship, and helping to develop and oversee new enterprises on the farms. He started with the College in August 2017.
Andrea Schafer, instructor of education, started working at PSC in fall 2014. Schafer, who was recognized for the core value of appreciation, teaches education courses and academic recovery courses. She also coordinates the first-year experience course and is an academic advisor. In 2019, she was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year.
Terrie Rogers, service and information office manager, was recognized for the core value of service. In addition to overseeing the daily management of the Service Office, Rogers is a club advisor for the Queen-2-Queen Club, an academic success coach, and a past member of the Classified Staff Council. She has worked at PSC since October 2006.
Virginia Stephens was recognized for the core value of curiosity. She currently serves as acting director of the Mary F. Shipper Library. Since joining the library staff in January 2012, she has served as an outreach and instruction librarian, an academic advisor, and an Effective Public Speaking instructor.