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What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, July 31, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses This week, we will finish our look at those departments around the region whose employees continue to work in person on our campuses with a look at the Maintenance Department. As Marty Campbell, plant operations superintendent, details below, his maintenance […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, July 24, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Continuing our look at those departments and employees keeping our campuses maintained and safe, this week we’ll have a look at the region’s security team, which continues to keep our facilities secure during this time. Master Security Officer Jeffrey […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, July 17, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses While many of us continue to work from home, our region’s groundskeeping team is keeping our campuses’ landscaping under control and maintained during this hot, wet summer. Lead Groundskeeper Adam Sanchez weed eating parking Lot D at Osceola Campus. […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, July 10, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Beginning this week, we’ll take a look at those departments whose employees continue to work on our campuses, doing everything from maintenance to cleaning to groundskeeping. This week, we’re checking in with our custodial team, which is working hard […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, June 26, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses As you know, the search for a new campus president for our region was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. I am pleased that Melissa Pedone, interim executive dean, Osceola Campus, will remain in that role for another year. […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, June 19, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This week, we will meet Karen Owens, part-time faculty, humanities, at the Osceola Campus. Karen teaches art classes as well as humanities classes. Scott Creamer, dean, humanities and social sciences, says that Karen has been helping many faculty members with transitioning their […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, June 5, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This week, we’re traveling virtually to the Poinciana Campus, where Garret Gaudens, instructional lab supervisor, spends his days guiding students through the writing process, remotely now, of course. Michael Robbins, professor, English, says, “He does phenomenal work, particularly in teaching […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, May 22, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Nayda Cruz, administrative assistant to the Osceola Campus dean of science, is a familiar friendly face around the Osceola Campus. Nayda has been working hard to support her division as we work remotely, and her supervisor, Anitza San Miguel, […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, May 22, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This week, you will meet Rachael Dailey-Mihalik, education ambassador, who is based at the Lake Nona Campus. Her program, Community Scholars Initiative, is doing a lot of online and social media work to support K-12 teachers and parents during the […]

What Do You Do? Pandemic Edition

Friday, May 15, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This week, we focus on Johnie Forsythe, teaching math coordinator at the Osceola Campus. Her dean, Nichole Segarra, notes that Johnie “has done a tremendous job of getting our team ‘online-ready.’ She is also helping with digital professor certifications […]