The Shield

Letter to the Editor: Recognizing significance in USI events

Sarah Doerr

February 11, 2020

I was incredibly disappointed to see prominent members of USI’s faculty and staff hunched over their phones while sitting in reserved seating at Angela Davis’s Mandela Day address.   Certainly, this kind of behavior is not allowed at USI while classes are being held, so I am unsure as to why ...

Sodexo employee creates connections with students

Sheelah King has worked for Sodexo for 11 years.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

October 1, 2019

Sheelah King keeps a “Wall of Fame” folded up in her filing cabinet in her home. The Sodexo employee started this poster last year and it contains articles and pictures from The Shield featuring students she knew from her time working as a cashier at the Simply to Go food stand in the Liberal Ar...

Volunteer USI recognizes students, mentors, members of the community

Jennie Puckett, a 2003 graduate, Darrin Sorrells, a learning assistance specialist, and Rebeka Mercker, a senior biology pre-med major, accept their awards.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Volunteer USI recognized three recipients of the Volunteer of the Year awards during their annual dinner Aug. 21. The awards recognize a student, a mentor who is a part of the university faculty or staff, and a volunteer who is a part of the university’s faculty, staff or alumni. Each volunteer was...

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