In Good Company
Tammy Mikulik joined Victoria College's Physical Therapist Assistant Program as its coordinator of clinical education. Mikulik worked part time as an adjunct instructor with the PTA Program for the past year and prior to that, worked at Victoria Pain and Rehab for eight years. She has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and is a few months away from completing a doctorate in physical therapy at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.
Jeff Hubbard is the new full-time government instructor at Victoria College. Prior to joining VC, Hubbard taught government for a year at Coastal Bend College. Prior to that, he worked three years for Frank Phillips College. He has a bachelor's degree in political science from Ohio State University and a master's degree in political science from the University of Minnesota.
Sheryl Kosler joins Victoria College as a full-time faculty member teaching chemistry. Kosler most recently worked as a part-time adjunct instructor for VC at the VC Gonzales Center and prior to that, taught science at Smithville school district. She obtained her associate degree from VC, a bachelor's degree from the University of Houston-Victoria and a master's degree from the University of Maryland.
Deb Butler is the new curriculum and instruction specialist at Victoria College. Prior to joining VC, Butler worked as the registrar at Westwood College in Houston. She has a bachelor's degree from Glenville University in West Virginia, a master's degree from Shepherd University, also in West Virginia, and is working toward a doctorate in education from the University of Houston.
Walter Kerr, of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Victoria, won the firm's Edward Jones Senior Founders Award for his achievement in building client relationships. Kerr was one of 2,315 of the firm's 12,000 financial advisors to receive the award.
Natalia Ruiz began working as the senior administrative assistant in the University Advancement Office at the University of Houston-Victoria. She provides administrative support for the office, which handles alumni relations, donor cultivation and more. She also works as a part-time patient access supervisor at Citizens Medical Center. Ruiz has a bachelor's degree in business from UHV and is enrolled in the UHV Global Master of Business Administration program.
Lynn Silkey was named the July Employee of the Month at the University of Houston-Victoria. She is the senior administrative secretary in the Office of Student Affairs and has worked at UHV since 2004.
Katy Walterscheidt recently began working as a communications specialist in the University of Houston-Victoria Marketing Department. Her duties include writing news releases, editing marketing copy and assisting members of the media with stories and information. Walterscheidt previously worked as a public relations and social media manager for Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals in Austin.