Vargas Presents Three Southeast Shout-Out Awards


John Adams and President Carlos Vargas, right

Southeast President Carlos Vargas recently presented three Southeast Shout-Out Awards.

Congratulations to John Adams, a networking specialist in Information Technology; Ashley Harrington, administrative assistant for the University’s Faculty Senate; and Ron McAdams, a networking specialist II in Information Technology.

Adams was nominated by Pam Blaylock, administrative assistant for the Controller’s Office, for his communication skills and commitment to resolving equipment issues, particularly with a copier.

President Carlos Vargas and Ashley Harrington

Harrington was nominated by Southeast faculty senators Drs. Jim McGill, Debbie Lee-DiStefano, Diane Wood and Willie Redmond for her selfless service in handling the affairs of the Faculty Senate office with excellence and ensuring that it is well represented.

McAdams was nominated by Gretchen Grojean, assistant director for event services and scheduling, for his positive attitude, knowledge and dedication while installing new software and resolving transition issues in ID Services.


President Carlos Vargas and Ron McAdams

Southeast Shout-Out awards celebrate University employees who put forth the extra effort to help, challenge and inspire students, and do whatever it takes to get the job done while encouraging others.

You can nominate a deserving faculty or staff member you’ve spotted going above and beyond supporting our students at