LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - At a luncheon on Friday, August 28, Lock Haven University honored employees for their years of service. LHU service awards recognize employees for reaching five-year milestones in their employment at the university.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Albert Jones, assistant to the president and associate director of human resources, presided at the luncheon and announced the names of employees receiving awards. He invited each recipientís direct supervisor to present the award. President Keith T. Miller participated in the awards presentation and thanked all those present for their continued service to the university.
Awards recipients were as follows:
5 Years of Service:
Susan L. Blesh, Budget Analyst, Business Office; Rosana L. Campbell, Assistant Director, International Studies Office; Lori A. Caprio, Secretary, Registrar's Office; Dr. Stephen J. Coval, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department; Jennifer Crawford, Groundskeeper, Maintenance Department; Dr. David Curtin, Associate Professor, Performing Arts; Dr. Nishantha de Silva, Assistant Professor, Biological Department; Troy E. Dermota, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department; Dr. Curt B. Dixon, Associate Professor, Health Sciences Department; Cherie Dolan, Secretary to Dean, College of Education and Human Services; Kathy L. Dorman, Custodial Worker I, Facilities Department; Mary Kay Dumm, Custodial Worker I, Facilities Department; Jason J. Fisher, Semi-Skilled Laborer, Maintenance Department; Cheryl J. Gardner, Secretary, Criminal Justice and Library Department; Dr. Steven Guthrie, Assistant Professor, Recreation Management; Bobbi J. Hummel, Custodian, Facilities Department; Amanda Jackson, Fiscal Technician, Student Financial Services; James Karichner, Custodian, Facilities Department; Linda J. Kibbe, Prospect Research Analyst, Development; Brenda L. Lowery, Fiscal Technician, Student Financial Services; Dr. Martin Maresch, Associate Professor, Chemistry Department; Jean M. Mason, Secretary, Disability Services & Haven Achievers Program; Julie A. Meredith, Custodian, Facilities Department; Matthew H. Monty, Assistant Athletic Coach, Athletics Department; Dr. Charles H. Morgan Jr., Associate Professor, Mathematics Department; Dr. Andrew D. Musila, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department; Erin Pawlak, Director of Annual Giving, University Advancement Division; Dr. Jody Preische, Assistant Professor/Assistant Athletic Trainer, Health Science Department; Dr. Christine Remley, Associate Professor, Department of Early Childhood, PreK-4 Education; Kenneth F. Rossman, Custodian, Facilities Department; Dr. Lisette Schillig, Assistant Professor, English Department; Lorie Smith, Purchasing Agent, Business Office; Joby M. Topper, Assistant Professor, Stevenson Library; Shannon K. Tyson-Gallagher, Clerk Typist, Small Business Development Center; Dr. Gregory Walker, Associate Professor, Sociology/Social Work/ Anthropology; Walter J. Watt, Custodial Worker, Facilities Department; Steve Williams, Associate Professor, Mathematics Department; Dr. Thomas Wynn, Assistant Professor, Geology/Physics Department.
10 Years of Service:
Dr. Peter S. Auringer, Assistant Professor, Health & Physical Education Department; Matthew N. Baney, Electrician, Maintenance Department; Danielle Barney, Assistant Professor, Assistant Athletic Director, Athletic Department; Gwen A. Bechdel, Assistant to the President; Dr. Latha K. Bhushan, Associate Professor, Department of Special Education; Jan M. Bottorf, Academic Technology Technician, Distance Education; Peter A. Campbell, Associate Professor/Associate Director of Athletics, Athletics Department; Mark A. Dickey, Maintenance Repairman, Maintenance Department; Valerie J. Dixon, Assistant Director Clearfield Branch Campus; Scott E. Eldredge, Director of Web Development, University Marketing and Communications; Jamie L. Foor, Education Librarian; Michael J. Heck, Director of Summer Development & Residence Hall Director; Helen M. Horn, Custodian, Facilities Department; Shane Jones, Information Technology Technician, Computing & Instructional Technology; Stephanie Kulas, Assistant Professor, Librarian; Eric L. Lippincott, Associate Professor, Health Science Department; Diane L. Marshall, Custodian, Facilities Department; Dr. Kevin A. Morrin, Associate Professor, Psychology Department; Joel S. Register, Information Resource Manager, Computing & Instructional Technology; Annjane Ross, Assistant Professor/Field Coordinator, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Department; Keith A. Roush, AssistantDirector/ Construction Project Manager, Facilities Department; Connie A. Shady, Custodian, Facilities Department; Dr. Denise Tyson, Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Early Childhood, PreK-4 Education; Dr. Jeffery A. Walsh, Associate Professor, Recreation Management, Department; Gayle M. Welshans, Administrative Assistant, Human Resource Office; John E. Wilson Jr., Head Men's Basketball Coach, Athletic Department; Dr. Brian J. Wilt, Assistant Professor, Recreation Management Department.
15 Years of Service:
Tammie E. Allen, Secretarial Supervisor, Registrar's Office; Susan A. Confer, Custodian, Facilities Department; Kenneth L. Hall, Director of Human and Cultural Diversity; Tina L. Hayton, Custodian, Facilities Department; Bernadette Heiney, Information Services Technician; Dr. Charles M. Jenkins, Professor/Department Chair, Graduate Studies in Education & Liberal Arts Department; Donald W. Kocher, Director of Athletics Operation, Athletic Department; Rick R. Lilla, Professor/Department Chair, Electronic Resources, Library; Gretchen Nihart, Custodian, Facilities Department, Melanie F. Parmenter, Information Technology Technician, Computing & Instructional Technology; Michael S. Porter, Associate Professor, Health Sciences Department; Kimberly E. Powell, Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources Office; Trudy M. Rinehart, Custodian, Facilities Department; Dr. Laxman D. Satya, Professor, History/Political Science/ Economics/Management Department; Dr. Daniel E. Tess, Professor/Director of Counseling/Department Chair, Academic Development & Counseling Department.
20 Years of Service:
Susan G. Birdsey, Secretary, Academic Development & Counseling Department; Jeffrey W. Dutton, Maintenance Repairman, Maintenance Department; Dr. T. Sarath Fernando, Associate Professor, Mathematics Department; Robert D. Getz, Police Officer I, Public Safety Office; Susan J. Hanna, Interlibrary Loan / Electronic Reserves; Dr. Shonah A. Hunter, Professor, Biological Sciences Department, Dr. Laura K. Lee, Professor, Chemistry Department; Dr. Marta L. Moore, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department; Raymond L. Steele, Resident Hall Director, Residence Halls.
25 years of Service:
Dr. Susan R. Ashley, Professor/Chair, Department of Early Childhood, PreK-4 Education; Gerald E. Eisley Jr., Director, Administration Computing, Computing & Instructional Technology; Glenda R. Feidler, Grants Accountant, Business Office; Leonard K. Long, Associate Professor/Department, Chair, Recreation Management Department; Sandra K. Probst, Media Services; Kathy A. Ryan, Secretarial Supervisor, Fine Arts Department.
30 Years of Service:
Dr. Lawrence T. Farley, Professor, History/ Political Science/Economics Department; Dr. Rose Ann Neff, Professor, Recreation Management Department.
35 Years of Service:
John W. Hunsinger, Custodian, Facilities Department.
Jones made the final award presentation to President Miller, who was recognized for five years of service to Lock Haven University.