Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Sabbatical Leave Recipients

We are pleased to announce the 15 Valencia employees who have been selected by a group of faculty, administrators and professional staff as the 2016 – 2017 Sabbatical Leave Recipients:

  • Mailin Barlow, professor of English, West
  • Diane Brown, professor of humanities, Osceola
  • Roberta Carew, professor of mathematics, West
  • Diane Dalrymple, librarian, East
  • Edward Frame, professor of humanities, West
  • Jean Marie Fuhrman, professor of reading, Winter Park
  • Edie Gaythwaite, professor of speech, East
  • Wendy Givoglu, dean of arts and entertainment, East
  • Jeff Hogan, functional IS support specialist, West
  • Sonya Joseph, assistant vice president of student affairs, Lake Nona
  • Ilyse Kusnetz, professor of English, Winter Park
  • Michele Lima, professor of speech, West
  • Jolene Rhodes, professor of mathematics, East
  • Cheryl Robinson, dean of students, Winter Park
  • Nicole Spottke, professor of English, West

Sabbatical leave provides recipients a significant opportunity for new, or renewed, achievement and growth through activities such as study, research, writing, creative work and travel, so that their teaching and/or professional effectiveness may be enhanced.

Click here for more information on Sabbatical Leave.

For questions, contact Wendi Dew, chair of the Sabbatical Leave Committee and assistant vice president, Teaching and Learning at, or extension 3841 or Jenny Charriez, director of employee development, at or extension 8250.


  • Karen Cowden said:

    What a great looking group of sabbatical members.

    PMTue, 27 Jan 2015 19:24:32 +0000Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:24:32 +0000pm15,7:24 pm

  • April M. said:

    Congratulations everyone!

    Diane, so happy for you! We are going to miss you here at the East Campus Store when you take your leave!

    AMWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:37:56 +0000Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:37:56 +0000am15,9:37 am

  • Gerri Morrison said:

    Huge congratulations to all!

    PMWed, 28 Jan 2015 15:33:56 +0000Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:33:56 +0000pm15,3:33 pm

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