Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2016 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 31. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards.
Award recipients included:
- Shirley E. Clark (Middletown, PA), associate professor of environmental engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology – Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity Award
- Jane M. Wilburne (Hershey, PA ), associate professor of mathematics education, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education – Excellence in Teaching Award
- Linda Null (Dillsburg, PA), associate professor of computer science, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology– Excellence in Advising Award
- Jane Kochanov (Harrisburg, PA), instructor in information systems and director of undergraduate studies, School of Business Administration – Faculty Service Award
- Alison Smolinski (Elizabethtown, PA), administrative support assistant, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology – Staff Service Award
- Michael J. Chorney (Palmyra, PA), professor of microbiology, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology– Faculty Diversity Award
- Anna Marshall (Harrisburg, PA), international student adviser, International Student Support Services – Staff Diversity Award
- Sharon Blouch (Middletown, PA), administrative support coordinator; Chancellor's Office and Shirley E. Clark (Middletown, PA), associate professor of environmental engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology – Kathryn Towns Women’s History Month Award
See photos of awardees here.
The ceremony also recognized faculty and staff who have completed 25 years of service to the University. They include: Everett Bennett, Felicia L. Brown-Haywood, Susan Copella, Stacey E. Faircloth, Brenda S. Kohr, Rosemarie R. Long, Marylouise F. Martz, Jayne A. Miller, Aldo W. Morales, David A. Morand, Luann Sellard, and Erin Shannon.
Faculty and staff retirees who were also recognized included: Michael A. Becker, William D. Bigos, Thomas Bowers, Beverly A. Cigler, Refik Culpan, Katherine P. Eckinger, Patricia E. Johnson, Brenda S. Kohr, Alayne M. Leskawa, Carol A. McQuiggan, Denise G. Meister, Jeremy Plant, Gautam Ray, James M. Ruiz, Walter J. Sloan, Clifford H. Wagner, and George Young.