04 May 2008

Clayton State University’s Michelle Craig Honored as a Patriotic Employer

On Apr. 23, Clayton State University’s Michelle Craig, a student loan coordinator, was presented an award from the National Committee for Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) for being a patriotic employer.

“Billy Evans, our loan officer, is a Reservist and nominated me for the award in support of the numerous times he has been called to duty. This was a special moment for me at Clayton State,” says Craig.

Ameshiea Buckner with the ESGR and Evans presented Craig the award and a lapel pin.

Craig works as the student loan coordinator at Clayton State University where she certifies and disburses in excess of $27 million annually in federal and private loan funds.

In addition to her student loan responsibilities, she is the staff coordinator for the Peer Financial Counseling program, training students to conduct campus presentations on budgeting, credit and debt, identity theft, savings and investments, and student loans, to name a few.

An employee at the University for 14 years, Michelle appreciates the relationships she’s developed at Clayton State saying, “Clayton State is a great place to work because the people I have come to know and love on campus are my family and it’s hard to leave family.”

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Clayton State University is an outstanding comprehensive metropolitan university located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.

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