Thirty-five University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown employees representing 470 years of service were honored for significant milestones in their service to Pitt-Johnstown. Pitt-Johnstown President Dr. Jem Spectar recognized employees at the campus’ annual staff luncheon held Monday, December 19.
Andrew Csikos, Physical Plant, was recognized for 40 years of service. Employees recognized for 30 years of service were: Stephanie Korber, Advanced and Continuing Education; Georgine Baroni, Bookstore; Shirley Smigla, Education Division; John Baumgardner, Physical Plant; John McKnight, Physical Plant; and Paulette Lewis, Mailroom. Awards for 20 years of service were presented to Matthew Harr, Information Systems; Francis Tomechak, Physical Plant; Jeanne Zupancic, Physical Plant; and David Gallardy, Physical Plant. Awards for 10 years of service were presented to Kathleen Clawson, Conference Services; Ralph Miller, Information Technology; Christian Philips, Information Technology; Kimberly Miller, Marketing; Sherri Rae, Student Affairs; Walter Custer, Physical Plant; Yvette Black, Physical Plant; Herman Gunby, Physical Plant; and Cynthia Webb, Health Services. Awards for five years of service were presented to Julie Dewey, Owen Library; Suzanne McIntosh, Admissions; Paul Hromulak, Campus Police; Kimberly Lang, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center; Robert Timulak, Machine Shop; Kelly Austin, Finance and Administration; Amanda Campbell, Finance and Administration; Loretta Zerby, Business Office; Mark Dougherty, Housing and Residence Life; Wanda Dwire, Information Systems; Patricia Beatty, Institutional Advancement; Francine Cooper, Institutional Advancement; Jonathan Wescott, Student Affairs;, and Michael Bodolosky, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College,” and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.” Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.