Check out how our employees are making a difference in the workplace!
Christian Collins has been a part of the Deacon Dining staff for about a year now as the cook (or better known as the Pasta Wizard) at the pasta station in The Pit. His favorite part about working with Deacon Dining is when he receievs positive feedback about his cooking. Christian was nominated for his continuous hard work. The students here at WFU definitely do not let their gratitude for Christian go unnoticed.
While you’re in The Pit, be sure to give thanks to this awesome pasta wizard!
Briana Lindsay has been a part of the Deacon Dining staff for 2 years now as a Team Leader at Starbucks. Her favorite part about working with Deacon Dining is coming in every morning to set up and make sure that students have everything they need. She also enjoys getting to greet each and everyone one of them. Briana was nominated for stepping up and covering shifts when needed and making sure that students always have a happy experience.
While you’re in North Starbucks, be sure to say hello to Briana!
Joycenetta Shelton has been a part of the Deacon Dining staff for a year now as a server at Shorty’s. Her favorite part about working with Deacon Dining is interacting with the students. She also enjoys the vibrant atmostphere all over campus. Joycenetta was nominated for her hard work and positive attitude. The Shorty’s crew loves that she is a great team player! While you’re in Shorty’s, be sure to say hello to Joycenetta!
Jovita Thomas has been a part of the Deacon Dining staff since 2005 as a supervisor, although you can find her helping out in any way she can in all parts of The Pit. Her favorite part about working with Deacon Dining is the students. She enjoys the respect that they have for her. Jovita says she feels such a reward after leaving work each day thanks to our WFU students. She was nominated for her consistency, hardwork, and patience.
While you’re in The Pit, be sure to say hello to Jovita!
Thomas Thiel has been apart of the Deacon Dining staff for 4 months as the supervisor at Subway. His favorite part about working at Subway is his co-workers. Thomas also enjoys getting to know the students and customers that come in on a daily basis. Thomas was nominated for his leadership and accountability. He consistently strives to better himself and the people around him.
While your at Subway, be sure to say hello to Thomas!
Carolyn Post has been a member of the Deacon Dining staff since May 2017. Carolyn works diligently behind the scenes to make sure that students, faculty and staff have a great experience at health wellness and global food events. Her favorite part about working for Deacon Dining is being involved with special events around campus. In Carolyn’s free time, she enjoys gardening and sewing. Next time you see Carolyn in The Pit, make sure you stop and say hi!
Gerardo Flores has been a member of the Deacon Dining team since the beginning of 2018. Gerardo is crucial to the success of the preparation team, because of his effectiveness and quick thinking. Anytime the Executive chefs need a helping hand, he never hesitates to assist them with whatever they need. It is safe to say that Gerardo is a delight to work with, and we are grateful for his commitment to Deacon Dining!
Jasmine Bowman has been a member of the Deacon Dining staff since September 2018. Jasmine’s favorite part about working in The Pit is having the opportunity to greet students every morning. During her free time, Jasmine enjoys visiting the gym and spending quality time with her daughter. Jasmine also has an insatiable love for roasted vegetables specifically zucchini, tomatoes, onions and cucumbers. While you’re in The Pit, be sure to stop by and say hello!
Graylin Carlton has been the Location Supervisor of Starbucks since July. One of Graylin’s most memorable moments as an employee, is when students go out of their way to tell him that he made them smile. Because Graylin is one of the first faces many students see once they start their morning routine, he makes it a priority to extend a warm welcome to customers. As for hobbies, Graylin enjoys to sing in his free time. If you see Graylin on campus make sure you stop and say hello!
Victor Molina has been a member of the Deacon Dining team since the beginning of 2018. Victor typically works with the preparation team. However, he is known to jump in and assist wherever he is needed. He even offers to stay longer on busier days to help out. The Executive Chef knows he can count on Victor to get the job done. It is safe to say that Victor definitely knows the value of teamwork. If you see Victor in The Pit, be sure to stop and say hi!