Top Employees of February 2016

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Vicki Firtion

Dept: Academics
Title: Administrative Assistant to Dean

Vicki Firtion continues to be a mainstay of the School of Communication & Creative Arts. Her quiet and professional demeanor accompanies a work ethic and dedication that is appreciated by students, faculty, administration, and her co-workers. She strives for perfection in all her work. She has recently completed important SACS-required faculty credentials documentation with diligence and accuracy. With the heart of a servant, Vicki demonstrates the love of Jesus daily.

Mel Fox

Dept: Information Technology
Title: Developer II

Melvin Fox is an integral part of IT Development’s Integration Team. His expertise extends to the university’s Identity Management IT products. His efforts support the Liberty University IT Systems Administration’s Microsoft team. “Mel constantly goes above and beyond expectations. He chases problems until they are solved, and is cheerful and encouraging,” reports the Microsoft team. Melvin goes about his daily work with Christian humility. He readily shares his faith, working to bring others to Christ. He is a true inspiration to those who work with him.

Melody Harper

Dept: Academics
Title: Chair, Dept. Global Studies

Professor Melody Harper is an important member of the School of Divinity team. Under her leadership, the Department of Global Studies has grown significantly and continues to provide cross-cultural training and opportunities for students from every major at Liberty University. Professor Harper brings years of cross-cultural experience and an infectious passion for developing and sending out student leaders to impact the world, making her a favorite among the student population. We are grateful to have professor Harper on our team!

Reed Kerr

Dept: Information Technology
Title: Business Data Analyst III

Since joining ADS Information Services last year, Reed Kerr has become an incredible asset to the team. He has been instrumental in creating new reports that IT Customer Service will be able to use for employee evaluations, continual process improvement, and monitoring. We are very excited about the work that Reed is doing and will continue to do in ADS Information Services.

Tracey Norvelle

Dept: Planning and Construction
Title: Project Manager

Tracey Norvelle is a landscape architect who comes to us with over 20 years’ experience in landscape and site design. She is a longtime resident of Lynchburg and has a wealth of experience with local companies and the city. We are blessed to have her on our team. She brings a great "can do" attitude that is a perfect match for our department. Congratulations, Tracey!

Nicole Poullath

Dept: Registrar
Title: Quality Assurance Analyst

Nicole Poullath is an integral member of the Quality Assurance Team for Liberty University Online Transfer Evaluations with the Registrar’s Office. She joined our team as a transfer evaluator in 2013 and quickly became a top evaluator and a go-to person for her teammates. Her ability to understand the nuances of transfer policies and to be a resource to others on the team make her shine as a quality assurance analyst, a role she took on in February of 2014. Nicole handles her work with focus and dedication. She never hesitates to take on a new task or responsibility and does so with a fantastic attitude and a smile. Her conscientiousness is truly an asset to our team, the students, and the university.

Ruth Ronk

Dept: Academics
Title: Secretary

In the year and a half that Ruth Ronk has worked for the departments of history and philosophy, she has proved to be a major asset. Ruth has outstanding social media skills and has transformed the departments’ academic presence on Facebook. Students appreciate the warm welcome they receive from Ruth each day. She and her husband, Shannon, are the proud parents of Tanner and Aubrianah, current Liberty students. We are blessed to have Ruth on board and appreciate the joy that she brings to our departments!

Matt Wiese

Dept: Marketing Department
Title: Graphic Designer

Matt Wiese is a graphic designer for the Marketing Department. Over the past few years, he has brought his talents to several teams within the department, meeting the needs of clients such as Academics, Club Sports, and Athletics. His knowledge, creativity, and design skills are only surpassed by his humble and uplifting attitude. Matt is easy to work with and a great blessing to everyone around him. We are incredibly thankful for the initiative and innovation he brings to the Marketing Department each day.

Michele Worley

Dept: Academics
Title: Faculty Support Coordinator

Michelle Worley began working for the School of Education in December 2014 and has proved herself to be a skilled leader in her current role as faculty support coordinator for Liberty. She is innovative and dedicated to making operations run efficiently. While in her current role, she has helped create several streamlined internal processes. Michelle has an optimistic, positive, and encouraging attitude every day. Her work ethic and commitment to doing her job well make her an invaluable member of the School of Education team.