Awardee William L. (Bill) Givens retired from the Gould School of Law in 2012. While at USC, Bill worked in Continuing Education and supervised all classes for the Law School’s adjunct professors. Additionally, he worked with Prof. Lefcoe’s Real Estate Classes editing three textbook editions for him. He is the author of six film-related books and is a licensed pilot
J. Tillman Hall Staff Award for Service
Dr. Donna Simmons has served the USC retiree community since her retirement as a Neuroscience research associate in 2009. She is open and welcoming to everyone: staff, faculty, retirees, students, and the community. Widely liked and respected, Donna is a natural USC Ambassador.
The 2018 J. Tillman Staff Award for Service to USC is presented to Harriet Servis for outstanding service to USC since her retirement in 2000. This award has special meaning for Harriet, as she worked for seven years with J. Tillman Hall when he was the Director of the Emeriti Center.
The 2015 J. Tillman Hall Staff Award for Service to USC is presented to Leonard R. (Len) Wines posthumously for outstanding service to the University of Southern California after retirement.
Hired by Zohrab Kaprielian, Vice President for Research and Administration, in 1972 as Assistant to the Vice President. As Executive Vice President in 1973, Dr. Kaprielian was given the same authority as future Provosts.
While Carole was no longer paid to work at USC, her love and commitment to the Trojan Family kept her quite busy. She became Program Chair of the USC Staff Retirement Association in 2003, and in 2005 she became the SRA President, a position which she held until 2009.
Richard F. (Dick) Martin is an active member of the USC Emeriti Center and the Staff Retirement Association, generously donating his time and boundless energy to serve USC’s retiree population.
The J. Tillman Hall Staff Award for Service to USC is presented to Jeanne and Bob Church. Jeanne (Marshall School of Business) and Bob have worked as a team for many years, supporting the Staff Retirement Association (SRA), the Retired Faculty Association (RFA), and the USC Emeriti Center.
The J. Tillman Hall Staff Award for Service to USC is presented to Janet E. Eddy. Janet’s work history at USC spans an impressive 25 years, and she dedicated the last 10 years of her career as the Director of Disability Services and Programs.