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Retirement Best Wishes to Pollak Library Facility & Security Coordinator Dennis Morris

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Yesterday, the Pollak Library bid farewell to our Facility & Security Coordinator, Dennis Morris, who retired from Cal State Fullerton today.  Before he left, one of our student assistants sat down with Dennis to learn a bit more about Dennis’s career here and his immediate retirement plans.

The Pollak Library deeply appreciates all that Dennis contributed to the Library and campus.


In what section or unit of the Pollak Library did you work?
Library Administration.

What was your job in a nutshell?
Supervise the system and Atrium students, take care of all the library equipment; take care of reader printers, copiers, printers, furniture ,and jobs as needed. I am the lead building Marshall and safety Coordinator and take care of the library security.

How long did you work for the Pollak Library?
I have been here for 10 years and 5 months.

What has changed since you started working here?
There have been many changes, but mainly from hard copies to digital.

Do you have a favorite accomplishment at the Pollak Library?
Assembling Worden carrels on three floors of the library and providing an extra 150 study spaces with electrical outlets for the students.

What will you miss most about working at the Library?
I will miss my coworkers and the students.

How do you plan to spend your retirement?
I have to paint the house, install new irrigation sprinkler system, and take care of my bees.

Interviewed by Junior Villescas, Library Systems Student Assistant.