July 17, 2009
  UNTHSC Employees Rock!


Show off your UNT Health Science Center Pride! Send us photos of yourselves wearing your Employee Appreciation Day 2008 T-shirt out and about — at work, on vacation, around town, with your family … anywhere.  We’ll post them here in Campus Connection. Send them to news@hsc.unt.edu.

Click here to see all these locations on the new UNTHSC Employees Rock! map.

Diane Bradley Diane Bradley Sherry Burton

Diane Bradley, School of Public Health, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

  Diane at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington,   D.C.

Sherry Burton, director of Advancement Services, at the Hoover Dam.
John Mullins and Janice Nhan J Lea J Lea

John Mullins and Janice Nhan, both TCOM Class of 2011, at Wimbledon.

Jemila Lea at the south rim of the Grand Canyon.

Jemila Lea, administrative associate in the Mental Sciences Institute, at Disneyland in California.
Cynthia Taylo Cynthia Taylo
Barbara Kennedy, financial systems specialist, at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Cynthia Taylor, senior research assistant in Pharmacology and Neuroscience, with her sons, John and Jacob, at the Magic Kingdom.
Jerod Parker, newborn Eli and wife
Stephen Barrett
Jerod Parker, web administrator and programmer, wore his UNTHSC shirt for the birth of his son, Eli Duncan.

Stephen Barrett, associate vice president of Facilities Management, in San Francisco.
Matt Havlik
Barbara Gensemer
Jason Hartley and Stephen Barrett
Matt Havlik, communications coordinator, hiking near Pike's Peak in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Barbara Gensemer, administrative specialist for Facilities Management, performing double-duty - showing her UNTHSC pride while planting a tree
for the Living Legacy program on campus.
Jason Hartley, assistant director of Construction Management Services, and Stephen Barrett, associate vice president of Facilities Management, at the Dallas Cowboys new stadium.

Jason Hartley and Stephen Barrett
Syndi Espinoza
Jason Hartley and Stephen Barrett in Angel Fire, N.M. Syndi Espinoza, senior administrative assistant in Cell Biology and Genetics, just waking up after oral surgery.

Blair Chappell
Amy Baker
Krista Gordon
Blair Chappell, physician recruiting coordinator, crosses the finish line at the Cowtown half-marathon.

Amy Baker, assistant director of donor relations, and T-Rex at Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen Rose, Texas.
Krista Gordon, assistant director of alumni development, on historic Route 66 near her hometown...er, homevillage... of San Jon, NM, population 300.

Jen Pendell
Shea Patterson and Jen Pendell
Shea Patterson
Jen Pendell, Institutional Advancement event coordinator, at Coronado Island off the coast of San Diego.

Jen and Shea were in San Diego for The Special Event 2009, a event planning convention. Here they are at the Hotel Del Coronado.

Shea Patterson-Young, administrator for special events, at Coronado Island off the coast of San Diego.
Making Tamales
Jean Tips
Helen Espinoza, staff training coordinator (left), and her daughter, Syndi Espinoza, senior administrative assistant in Cell Biology and Genetics (right), make tamales with the family before Christmas.

Rob Spurgeon, instructional media specialist, rocks (even though the Cowboys didn’t!) at the Cowboys’ last home game at Texas Stadium.


Jean Tips, vice president of Marketing and Communications, distracts the Baywatch lifeguard in Malibu, Calif.
Blair Chappell
MBI Dept. retreat
Lee Tayon
Blair Chappell, physician recruiter, was held captive by guards at the arena in Verona, Italy.



Dr. Alakananda Basu, professor, with Grad Student Sujung Jun at the 4th Molecular Biology and Immunology Departmental Retreat at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station.
Lee Tayon, executive assistant in Student Affairs, survived the Titanic Museum in Branson, Mo.


Dr. Al Yurvati
Dr. Al Yurvati hits the gym in his “personalized” 2008 Employee Appreciation Day Shirt.
Matt Havlik
Matt Havlik, communications coordinator,
and Big Tex at the State Fair.
Shea Patterson-Young
Shea Patterson-Young, administrator for special events, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Philidelphia.


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