Staff Senate Announces the University of Arkansas Part-Time Employee Recipient for 2019
Congratulations to Carolyn Lewis for being awarded the Part-Time Employee of the Year. Lewis currently serves as the outreach coordinator for the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.
Besides traveling the state as outreach coordinator, Lewis maintains a live arthropod zoo, serves as a lab instructor for the introductory insect course and throws an end-of-semester pizza party for her department. She trains teaching assistants and conducts insect identification studies for researchers from around the country.
Part-time employees fill a vital role at the University of Arkansas, and Carolyn Lewis is a stellar example of the dedicated staff on campus.
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