2021 PDF Spring Cleaning Challenge Winners & Participants

Challenge Participants

We are grateful to the following participants for their time and dedication to improving the accessibility of their departmental websites. Participants generally spent a minimum of two hours a week on training and tasks to clean up and create more accessible versions of existing PDF files on their websites.

  • Elaine Abadie, College of Liberal Arts
  • Karin King Ballering,  BMS – GlyCORE
  • Christy Bray-Jones, OGE-Office of International Programs
  • Kendall Brown, University of Mississippi Police
  • Rose Brown, Ford Center
  • Paul Caffera, Ombuds
  • Donna Chappell, International Programs
  • Suneetha Chittiboyina, History
  • Rebecca Cleary, Southern Studies
  • Ann Compton, College of Liberal Arts
  • JoAnne Costa, VCAF
  • Erin Cromeans, William Magee Center
  • Chris Dicus, Center for Mathematics and Science Education
  • Sierra Elston, William Magee Center for AOD and Wellness Education
  • Michelle Emanuel, Library
  • Frank Estrada, Art & Art History
  • Hannah Friedman, Psychology
  • Lele Gillespie, College of Liberal Arts
  • Patty Hays, College of Liberal Arts
  • Gail Herrera, University of Mississippi
  • Kelly Houston, CLA
  • Mackenzie Humberger, Campus Recreation
  • Jeff Jackson, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Jeffery Johnson, Criminal Justice
  • Pamela Johnson, Human Resources
  • Abigail Justice, Student Housing
  • Margaret Justice, University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts
  • Susan Kelly, Center for Intelligence and Security Studies
  • Natcha Knight-Evans, Registrar
  • Cammie Lang, Bursar
  • Jane Mahan, University Policy Department
  • Lisa McCracken, Information Technology
  • Brandon McLeod, International Programs
  • Tanya Nichols, Diversity & Community Engagement
  • Sarah Pinon, Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
  • TaJuana Redmond, Jackson Office of the Dean College of Liberal Arts
  • Carmen Riggan, College of Liberal Arts
  • Jean Robinson, International Programs
  • Joy Rowsey, Liberal Arts Student Services
  • Camie Rushing, Human Resources
  • Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra, Modern Language
  • Tripp Sanders, Pharmacy
  • David Sanders, Physics and Astronomy
  • Wayne Shaw, College of Liberal Arts
  • Stacey Smith, College of Liberal Arts
  • Shea Stewart, Office of the Provost
  • Elizabeth Sweeney, Center for Population Studies
  • Whitney Tarpy, Pharmacy
  • Albert Tate, Department of Police and Campus Safety
  • Cristina Thornton, Center for Mathematics and Science Education
  • Camille Toles, Institutional Research, Effectiveness & Planning
  • Laura Vaughn, Global Engagement
  • Hannah Vines, Journalism and New Media
  • Isabella Watt, Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Lynn Wilkins, Music
  • Joyce Wooldridge, Registrar
  • Andrea Zabala, Campus Recreation
  • Kris Zediker, Division of Outreach

Challenge Winners

Eager Beaver Award:

Frank Estrada & Hannah Vines

This award is given to the participant(s) who showed great enthusiasm and interest in the challenge and associated tasks.

Cleaning Crew Award:

The College of Liberal Arts

This award is given to the department with the highest number of participants in the PDF Spring Cleaning Challenge.

Clean Sweep Award:

Center for Mathematics and Science Education

  • Chris Discus
  • Christina Thornton

Journalism and New Media

Hannah Vines

Art and Art History

Frank Estrada

Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence

Karin King Ballering

This award is given to the participant(s) who brought the number of PDFs on their site down to ZERO.

Magic Eraser Award:

School of Pharmacy

  • Whitney Tarpy
  • Tripp Sanders

This award is given to the participant whose site showed the greatest PDF accessibility improvement from the beginning until the end of the challenge.

We extend our sincere appreciation to all participants for the hard work and dedication during this challenge as your efforts have made UM’s website more accessible! We look forward to next year’s challenge.