PSU Recognizes Retirees and Longtime Employees

November 23rd, 2009 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-
Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized dozens of longtime employees and retirees in a Nov. 19 ceremony.

Steen personally thanked each employee for their dedication and provided each of them with a gift for their service to the University.

“Recognition day is the kind of tradition that makes Plymouth State University unique,” Steen said. “We are all here on the same mission – to prepare students to make a better world for the next generation. Recognition day is our chance to say thank you to our faculty and staff; it is an opportunity to express our gratitude to those of you who have created an environment that offers students an opportunity to excel and succeed. On behalf of everyone at Plymouth State University, thank you.”

Steen also announced that the President’s office will make a monetary donation to the student support foundation in lieu of a rose for each landmark year recipient, to honor the University’s commitment to service and to sustainability.

Employees with landmark 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service and retirees include:

Retirees

Edward Huckins – 24 years of service in Facilities Maintenance

Susan Tucker -27 years of service in Art Department

Recognition Award Recipients

10-Year Recognition
Laura Alexander,
Catherine Amidon,
Dawn Boynton,
Wendy Burnham,
Karla Chierichetti,
Emily Clark,
Deborah Collins,
Michael Cosma,
Elizabeth Cox,
Cynthia DiSanto,
Jeffrey Furlone,
Christine Gagne,
John Garneau,
Tim Gilmore,
Patcharee Hehir,
Janice Johnson,
Ginny Jordan,
Geoffrey McGlone,
Christopher Mongeon,
Alice O’Connor,
Karen Sanders,
John Scheinman,
Marianne True,
John Ward,
Mary Washburn,
Karen Weldon,
Beth Wichland,
Metasebia Woldemariam and
Randy Jayne Zarnowski

15-Year Recognition
Janis Bass,
John Bowen,
Ellen Braley,
Kent Cherrington,
Marguerite Crowell,
Judi D’Aleo,
C. Lynn Davis,
Ginny Fisher,
Abby Frizzell,
Stephen Gorin,
Carol Jowdy,
Dean Merrill,
Paul Mroczka,
Jonathan Santore,
Kurt Schroeder,
Richard Sparks and
Susan Superchi

20-Year Recognition
Carolyn Adams,
Robin Cummings,
Juanita Field,
Marie-Thérèse Gardner,
Jerrold Griffin,
Jennifer Hall,
Philip Haskell,
Frank Kopczynski,
Lisa Ladd,
Susan Lafreniere,
Barbara McCahan,
Lisa Prince and
Pahl Sharrow

Steen,Fletcher and Wilkie
PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, with 40 year employees Richard Fletcher, center,and Christine Wilkie

25-Year Recognition
Richard Bruce,
Constance Chesebrough,
Robert Fitzpatrick,
William Haust,
Susan Noel
Frank Olcott and
Deb Tobine

30-Year Recognition
Nancy Aldrich,
Roger Babin,
Robert Garlitz,
Barton Macchiette,
Dennis McManus,
Annette Mitchell,
Diane Newberry,
Mark Okrant,
Ellen Shippee and
Robert Swift

35-Year Recognition
Mary Campbell,
Gail Carr,
William Kietzman and
Wayne Vlk

40-Year Recognition
Richard Fletcher and
Christine Wilkie

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or blyndes@plymouth.edu

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