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Jeanne Susko Honored for Community Service

Jeanne Susko Honored for Community Service

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Spectar, Susko, Parkins 

   The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Advisory Board presented its 16th Service to Community Award to Jeanne Susko, director of Pitt-Johnstown’s Office of Community Education and Outreach. 

   The award was established to recognize students, faculty and staff who have actively contributed to the quality of life in our region. The Public Affairs Committee of the Advisory Board members evaluated nominees based on established criteria, including volunteerism and service that has significant impact or enduring effect.

   “Jeanne’s dedication to the Johnstown community is unwavering.  She is a selfless individual who puts the needs of others first and always with a smile.  She offers her time and talents to several community organizations and is a role model for others who aspire to service,” said Dr. Barbara Parkins ’80, Pitt-Johnstown Advisory Board Chairperson. 

   Mrs. Susko holds board appointments with number of organizations including the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, the Women’s Help Center, the Greater Johnstown Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Information Network, Johnstown Area Regional Industries’ Business and Education Consortium, Junior Achievement, and the Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association.  In addition to being an active volunteer at St. Benedicts Catholic Church, she is actively involved as a member of the planning committee for Richland Community Days. 

Pictured: Pitt-Johnstown President Dr. Jem Spectar, Jeanne Susko, and Dr. Barbara Parkins

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 in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization." Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the past three years

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Posted by Knipple, Robert on 6/7/2013 11:25:00 AM