Published: March 4, 2014

Staff profiles: Robyn Daugherty

Cleaning up after kids is no easy task, especially when you treat 1,200 of them as your own.

“I like to keep the kids in a clean and safe environment,” said Robyn Daugherty, sanitation worker for Hubbard Hall, “It’s what I would do for my own child.”

Daugherty, an MSU employee for nearly 30 years, appreciates the Hubbard Hall students for keeping her job fun. She said she is particularly grateful for her student workers.

“I couldn’t survive without them,” Daugherty said. “We wouldn’t function here without the work of our student employees, and they make the job more entertaining too.”

At 6 a.m., Daugherty starts her day by cleaning the Hubbard Hall Sparty’s Café and checking her email for “love letters,” the title she gives to sanitation requests. She said she enjoys the self-management of her job and takes pride in her work.

“I do my job well,” Daugherty said. “I get a lot of satisfaction out of doing the best job I can do and taking care of my workplace.”

Daugherty, a self-proclaimed creature of habit, said she is happy in her daily routine. She plans to continue to work for MSU until she retires.

“I love my job, I love these kids and I love how they keep me young,” Daugherty said. “MSU has been the perfect fit for me for a long time now.”

Robyn Daugherty, sanitation worker for Hubbard Hall, talks about how she cleans up after her "1,201 kids."

Robyn Daugherty, sanitation worker for Hubbard Hall, talks about how she cleans up after her "1,201 kids."

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