About Us

Shepherd University Dining Services is a dynamic service-oriented team committed to excellence in collegiate food service. We are dedicated to the enrichment of campus life through the food and service we provide the University. In all we do, we are “Dedicated to the Liberal Art of Eating”.

Customers are the reason for our being.

We provide undergraduate board program, campus-wide catering, and retail restaurant operations on the campus. We serve the entire campus community through these food facilities, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and guests to the campus. Students are the primary focus of our business activity. Our success directly impacts the quality of student life.


As a service-related business, we understand the importance of courteous, attentive, service that accommodates the varying needs of the members of the campus community. We shall be pro-active in our service program, while remaining highly responsive to the needs of our guests.

People are the source of our strength.

As a service-related business, our employees are our most important and valued asset. To achieve the teamwork necessary for our success, we believe in employee participation at all levels of the business. Participation and teamwork are the keys to our success in achieving service excellence.


The food program shall serve quality products, with variety and innovative food offerings our hallmark. We are aware of the importance of providing appealing, appetizing products that are healthy and nutritious.

We shall operate with integrity in all we do.

We shall be ethical in all our business dealings, and cognizant of the need to be socially responsible in our daily endeavors.


As a department within the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, we are a self-sustaining operation servicing the needs of the entire campus community as required and request by the schools and departments.

Our Fantastic Staff

  • Aida Blanco
    Aida Blanco Director of Dining Services

    T: 304-876-5149

  • Brian Fletcher
    Brian Fletcher Assistant Director of Residential Dining and Concessions

    T: 304-876-5158

  • Lauren Mayer
    Lauren Mayer Assistant Director of Retail Operations

    T: 304-876-5229

  • Marcey Clemence
    Marcey Clemence Assistant Director Catering

    T: 304-876-5145

  • Ricky Clark
    Ricky Clark Food Service/Concessions Manager

    T: 304-876-5387

  • Tammy Paugh
    Tammy Paugh Food Service Manager – Dining Hall

    T: 304-876-5387

  • Deneatta Williams
    Deneatta Williams Food Service Lead – Fireside Bistro

    T: 304-876-5387

  • Harland Jimenez
    Harland Jimenez Food Service Manager – Rams Den

    T: 304-876-5229

  • Carolyn Rushizky
    Carolyn Rushizky Food Service Manager – Well Café

    T: 304-876-5040

  • Patrick Shannon
    Patrick Shannon Food Service Supervisor – Ram Mart

    T: 304-876-5513

  • Carolyn Moler
    Carolyn Moler Administrative Assistant

    T: 304-876-5131

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