ATHENS, Ohio (April 20, 2004) -- Barb Moran, administrative coordinator for the J. Warren McClure School of Communication Systems Management, has been chosen as the Ohio University College of Communication's Winter Employee of the Quarter.
Moran, who was nominated by the school's director, Andy Snow, has been a member of the university community for 18 years, previously working for both the College of Health and Human Services and as an administrator with the Kids on Campus program. She began work with the McClure School in 1989, and has been making an impact there ever since.
As the administrative coordinator, Moran works with the school's budget, internship and graduate program, alumni relations and special events. In addition, she supervises the McClure School Resource Center and works with the school's Communication Week Committee.
The Dayton, Ohio, native has been married to her husband, Ralph, for 26 years. The couple raised two children, a son and a daughter, both currently attending Ohio University.
For the past two years, she has participated in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, or GOBA, an annual weeklong bicycle trip that explores various areas of Ohio. She is the advisor for Gamma Pi Delta, a nontraditional student honors society, and is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church.
The College of Communication established the employee recognition program to honor outstanding employees who set standards for excellence and innovation. These employees contribute to the College by promoting unity, community, continuity and visibility through outstanding individual achievement, contribution, innovation and job performance. Through their efforts, others' achievements are inspired and supported.
As the Employee of the Quarter, Moran will be one of four employees eligible for the Employee of the Year award, which will be chosen from the quarterly award recipients. In addition to Moran, this year's qualified employees include Judy Reed, Nell Ann Kittle and Steve Orth.
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