LEWISBURG, Pa. — Sixty-one members of the Bucknell University faculty and staff have been honored with long-service pins for their years of service to the university.
During the breakfast ceremony, Bucknell president Brian C. Mitchell, thanked each recipient for their long service and said, "Collectively, you make sure that our students receive the best education possible. We would like to present each of you with a symbol of the university's appreciation for your years of service."
Honored for 30 years of service were: Richard Bridge, prep cook with Bucknell Dining; Terry Engleman, facilities office assistant; Susan Fischer, professor of Spanish and comparative literature; Christine Gross, custodian; Barry Heintzelman, facilities electrician; Dan Hyde, associate professor of computer science; Ronald Koonsman, custodian; Diane Mitch, shift leader with Bucknell Dining; Michael Moohr, associate professor of economics; Jerry Rackoff, director of planning and institutional research; Barbara Ranck, accounts payable office assistant; Jean Shackelford, professor of economics; Stewart Smith, trades technician; and George Waltman, director of the Product Development Lab.
Lauded for 25 years of service were: Connie Aucker, recruiting/membership services assistant with the department of athletics and recreation; Glenda D'Urso, Seventh Street Café supervisor; James DeWire, custodian; Kay Emery, custodial section supervisor; Larry Erb, facilities laborer; Elaine Garrett, associate dean of Arts and Sciences, and associate professor of French; Judy Harris, civil and environmental engineering academic assistant; Teresa Harvey, accounts payable coordinator; Schelly Homan, technology support specialist; Allen Koch, labor/grounds specialist; Robert Martin, trades superintendent; James Middleton, administrative lieutenant and interim director for Public Safety; Jim Muchler, director of Administrative Services; Monna Rarig, cataloging specialist; Micheline Snyder, learning spaces analyst; Paul Susman, associate professor of geography; Dennis Swank, associate vice president for finance; Carl Troup, locksmith technician; Alice Van Buskirk, economics academic assistant; and Elaine Williams, associate professor of theatre.
Recognized for 20 years of service were: Deborah Abowitz, department chair and associate professor of sociology; Betsy Beckman, custodian with facilities; Steven Brown, custodial section supervisor; Mitch Chernin, department chair and professor of biology; Charles Clapp, department chair and professor of chemistry; Janet Clapp, music department academic assistant; Patsy Cromley, promotions specialist with the Bookstore; Dwayne Daddario, custodian; Nancy Dagle, director of information integration with Information Services and Resources; Quentin Erb, trades technician and laborer with facilities; Jeff Evans, department chair and professor of civil engineering; Bob Gainer, associate professor of theatre; Holly Gauger, assistant director of admissions; Jim Hostetler, director of construction and design with facilities; Robert Kribbs, College of Engineering technical writing specialist; Paul McGuire, professor of mathematics; Judy Mickanis, director of Reservations, Information and Conference Services; Ginnie Moore, office coordinator with Campus Activities and Programs; Isabella O'Neill, research services librarian; Ruth Robenolt, foreign language programs and Spanish academic assistant; David Schoepf, department chair and associate professor of physics; Mary Scoma, student mail services coordinator; Steve Styers, Writing Center coordinator; Pam Tareco, finance cashier; Patricia Wenner, associate professor of computer science; Mary Ann Williard, assistant with Special Collections/University Archives; and Rick Zaccone, associate professor of computer science.
story posted Dec. 7, 2005