UHV recognizes Employee of the Year
The UHV employee was honored Feb. 7, along with employees celebrating employment milestones, at the university’s annual Employee Recognition Luncheon.
|University of Houston-Victoria employee Sandra Wood, left, and UHV President Tim Hudson hold a plaque Wood received for being named the 2007 UHV Employee of the Year.|
Wood, who has worked at UHV since June of 1993, was voted Employee of the Year by her peers. They selected Wood from a ballot listing each 2007 Employee of the Month.
Co-workers describe Wood as upbeat, optimistic, confident and full of energy. They said she appreciates those with whom she works and brings out the best in everyone.
“Ms. Wood has earned this award,” said Jeffrey Di Leo, dean of the UHV School of Arts & Sciences. “She is a great team builder who helps everyone in Arts & Sciences to succeed. I deeply value her contributions.”
Wood received a $500 check, a UHV T-shirt and a plaque. Her name also will be engraved on the Employee of the Year plaque displayed in the West Building.
UHV also recognized the following employees for working five, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years at the university:
Chien Ping Chen
Carolina Garza DeLaVega
Jeffrey Di Leo
The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.