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SSEM Update

November 2016 Edition

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Vice President's Message 

gourds blurIn this season of giving thanks, I would like to express my gratitude to the Student Services staff for all you have done to assist students during this extremely busy (and productive) fall semester! Your dedication to the students is what makes HCC such a special place to learn and work. I hope you will make time over the Thanksgiving break to reconnect with family and friends, reflect on your blessings and remember those who make our lives special. 
~ Dr. Ken Ray, Jr. 


remarkable medalThe following HCC employees were reconginzed at the SSEM Fall
In-Service for their remarkable performance!

Tierra Smith for her outstanding work in Financial Aid
Dr. Paul Nagy for his work on the FUSE Project,
Dr. Jennifer Dale
for her work on the FUSE Project
Roadmap Team – Recognized by Dr. Jennifer Dale - Nicole Hamilton, Joni Salazar, Antony Thundyil, Margaret Petway
Financial Aid – Recognized by Tierra Smith - Michele Menendez, Shalimar Martinez
Bursars Office - Paula Balog
Plant City – Recognized by Dean Legner- Nicole Hamilton, Tim McArter. Sharlotte Henderson
Dale Mabry – Recognized by Dean Bentrovato - Steve Crudup, Lourdes Hernandez-Ortiz, Derrick Worrels
Ybor – Recognized by Dean Garrett - Robert Barry, Julio Torres, Shannon Farbe, Adam Clum
South Shore – Recognized by Yaima Serrano/Dr. Witt - Lauren Bates, Rich Cervetti, Irene Kovtun, John Popik, Madeline Reyes
Brandon – Recognized by Dean China/ Dr. Sorenson - Vincent McCann, Nicole Bargeron, Julie Whitewill pro

Welcome Elizabeth Holloman - New Head Softball Coach  

Coach Elizabeth Holloman is a native of Hillsborough County who began playing baseball first at North Brandon Little League, then transitioned to softball. She played travel ball for the Lady Knights and Tampa Mustangs. In high school, she played softball and volleyball, graduating from Brandon High in 2003. Coach B went on to play softball at HCC from 2003-2005 under Coach Seymour; she was a starter on the team that in 2005 set the school record for the most wins in a season. Coach B was named Offensive Player of the Year in 2005, and earned First Team All-Conference Honors.
After HCC, Coach B played at Warner Southern University, where she was a First Team All-Conference and First Team All-Region player. During her time at Warner, she also set individual school records for hitting. After graduation, Coach B came back to Hillsborough County to teach high school and coach high school softball; she’s been teaching for 8 years. She began coaching travel ball with the Tampa Mustangs Organization. With the Mustangs, she was an assistant coach that helped guide the team to become the 2014 ASA 18A National Champions and 18A Florida State Champions, as well as the 2015 National Runner-Up team

Welcome Jennifer Gelhaus - New Head Tennis Coach

Coach Jennifer Gelhaus is a tennis professional certified through the United Sates Professional Tennis Association. She is currently a tennis professional at the Harbor Island Athletic Club and Spa (HIAC) in Tampa. There she works with junior players in their High Performance Junior Program, as well as adult clinics and private lessons. Jennifer is also the director of junior tennis at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton, New York in the summer.

Jennifer comes to us with over 6 years of tennis coaching experience. She has coached at all levels of the game; from very young children and individuals who are just being introduced to the game to high performance competitive players, college players, and adults of all levels.

She started her coaching career as an assistant coach for the Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis, a NCAA Division I institution where she coached for 2 years. Jennifer has served as a tennis professional at several tennis clubs such as Tampa Tennis at HCC, the Camargo Racquet Club and the Western Tennis and Fitness Club in Cincinnati, Ohio. She also was a coach for Tennis: Europe where she worked with top junior players as they traveled competing in tournaments throughout Spain.

As a player, she received a full athletic scholarship to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee where she competed in the NCAA Div II National Championships twice, earned the school’s first ever national ranking, and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry.

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