Meet Gearldine G. Campbell, March’s Staff Member of the Month

Gearldine Campbell

Gearldine G. Campbell, a senior supply clerk in the Office of Procurement Services, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for March. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.

IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?

Campbell: More than 20 years.

IOM: What is your hometown?

Campbell: Oxford.

IOM: Talk about your favorite Ole Miss memory?

Campbell: The last year when Staff Appreciation Week was held and we participated everyday all day long; we played baseball, volleyball, golf at the golf course, basketball and bingo.

IOM: What do you enjoy most about your position or the department in which you work?

Campbell: I enjoy meeting new people, making sure everyone’s equipment is properly marked for inventory, and helping the department know the property and receiving guidelines.

IOM: What do you like to do when you are not at work?

Campbell: Read, sew and make things with my hands, decorating for different events and love on my grandbabies.

IOM: What is one thing on your bucket list?

Campbell: To go to Paris for a week with my husband.

IOM: What is your favorite movie?

Campbell: “Imitation of Life.”

IOM: What is your favorite Ole Miss tradition?

Campbell: Tailgating.

IOM: What is a fun fact about you?

Campbell: I love watching the “Lion King.”

IOM: If you could have lunch with anyone alive or dead/fictional or real, who would it be and why?

Campbell: Whitney Houston.

IOM: What are three words you would use to describe yourself?

Campbell: Blessed, loving and helpful.

IOM: If you could visit one time or place in world history (past, present or future), what would it be?

Campbell: The Roaring 20’s.

IOM: If I could be an animal for a day I would be _____ .

Campbell: A silverback ape; they have a beautiful personality.

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