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Outstanding U.Va. Employees Awarded for Being There When It Counts

Several supporters likened the winning employees and their work to longtime administrator Leonard W. Sandridge, for whom the award program is named, because they share his legendary dedication, passion and service to the University.

Electrician and Handyman Extraordinaire Wins a Governor’s Award for Public Service

Bucky Crickenberger is well-regarded for his technical skills, work ethic and customer service. Always willing to lend a hand, his colleagues call him “Mr. U.Va.”

Sharon Davie, Founding Director of the U.Va. Women’s Center, to Retire

With the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center “strong and thriving,” Davie is moving on to a new place and a new career.

IT Manager Writes Prize-Winning Poems While Riding on the Bus

Organizing a database of 60,000 entries is not that daunting compared to the complexity of writing a good poem, according to Jeff Baker, a U.Va. IT administrator whose first book, “Whoop and Shush,” recently won the Idaho Prize for Poetry.

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Nets Record-Breaking Online Gifts

Once again, U.Va. employees led the way in giving to the statewide charity drive, donating nearly $1 million to a variety of local and statewide non-profit organizations.

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