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Employees honored at Founders’ Day 2017

May 31, 2017

Members of the Keystone College campus community gathered for Founders’ Day. The fourth annual celebration recognized Keystone’s proud history and honored those individuals whose passion, commitment, and hard word contribute to Keystone’s success.

Five Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Five years of service honorees Elizabeth Ratchford, Director of Grants; Patrick Ratchford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Peter Schmidt, Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Information Director; Matthew Cirba, Instructor; Curtis Bauman, Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment; Elizabeth Schneider, Assistant Professor; and Cortney Tyler, Associate Director of Admissions; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Ten Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Ten years of service honorees Paula Yunko, Access Services and Serials Librarian; Matthew Grimaldi, Ph.D., Director of Athletics; Nicole Langan, Dean of Student Life; Karen Gress, Oppenheim Center for Children Center Teacher; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.  Not pictured but also honored for ten years of service were Mary Kern, Advancement Services Assistant and Douglas O’Neal, Ph.D., Associate Professor.

Fifteen Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Fifteen years of service honorees Charles Prothero, Chief Information Officer; Mark Gowarty, Systems Technician; and Youyu Phillips, Ph.D., Professor; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Twenty Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Twenty years of service honoree Jamie Shevchik, Head Baseball coach; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President. Not pictured but also honored for twenty years of service was Barbara Kelley, Associate Registrar.

Twenty-Five Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Twenty-five years of service honoree Gail Marzolino, Payroll Administrator; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Thirty Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Thirty years of service honoree Mary Dower, Coordinator of Adult and Online Education; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President. Not pictured but also honored was Melany Fedor, Senior Half-Time Professor.

Forty-Five Years of Service

Pictured, from left: Robert Swartley ’75, Chair of the Keystone College Board of Trustees; Ward Roe,  Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences; Forty-Five years of service honoree Dennis Mishko, Senior Half-Time Professor; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Lifetime Service 

Pictured, from left: Frances Langan, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Professional Studies; Lifetime Service Honoree Michael Mould, Ph.D., and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Adjunct Faculty Service 

Pictured, from left: Karen Yarrish, Ph.D, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Adjunct faculty service honoree Homa Ferdowsi (20 years), Adjunct Instructor; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President. Not pictured but also honored for adjunct faculty service were Adjunct Instructors Terrence Watkins (20 years), Ellen Kanavy (25 years), and Paul Granahan (30 years).

Retiree

Pictured, from left: Alberta Grushinski, Chief Human Resources Officer; Stu Renda, Vice President of Finance and Administration; retiree Joan Jenkins, Administrative Assistant; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Retiree

Pictured, from left: Karen Yarrish, Ph.D, Vice President for Academic Affairs; retiree Richard Ronchi, Adjunct Instructor; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Faculty Transitions

Pictured, from left: Karen Yarrish, Ph.D, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Judith Lynn Keats to the rank of Professor; Dana Harris to the rank of Associate Professor; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.

Awards for Excellence and Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service

Pictured, from left: Brenda Lidy, Associate Professor, Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service;  Silvana Coccimiglio, Teacher and Co-Director of the Oppenheim Center for Children, Instructional Staff Award of Excellence;  Ed Nowakowski, Printing Services Specialist, Support Staff Award of Excellence; Deirdre Currie, Interim Director of Student Business Services, Professional Staff Award of Excellence; Charlie Prothero, Chief Information Officer, Administrator Award of Excellence; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., President.