IU Northwest Recognizes Significant Contributions by Its Faculty, Staff

rot1Indiana University Northwest faculty and staff members gathered over lunch in late April to recognize the contributions of outstanding faculty and staff members at an annual luncheon.

Those recognized include:

Staff Awards

Outstanding Staff Customer Service Excellence Award
TerryAnn Defenser, Campus Events Assistant
Agustin Reyes, Micro Computer Tech II

Outstanding Staff Pride Excellence Award
Hollis Donald, Custodian

Distinguished Employee of the Year Excellence Award
Ida Gillis, Director, Affirmative Action and Employment Practices
Kathy Malone, Executive Assistant

Faculty Awards

Chancellor's Professorship
Margaret Skurka

Distinguished Scholarship/Creative Activity Award
Zoran Kilibarda

Distinguished Service Award
Vesna Kilibarda

Founder's Day Award
Crystal Shannon

IU Northwest Board of Trustees' Teaching Award:
Marie Eisenstein, Doug Swartz, Xiaofeng Wang, Crystal Shannon, Axel Schulze-Halberg, Andrea Tamburro, Anja Matwijkiw, Atta Ceesay and Eunjoo Kim.

Years of Service Awardsg> Employees who have dedicated many years of service were also recognized during the luncheon. Attendees applauded the staff members who celebrated service milestones, including Dawn Ilgenfritz who has devoted 40 years to IU Northwest

Chancellor William J. Lowe is among those recognized, as he is celebrating five years at the helm of IU Northwest.

Years of Service Recipients are as follows:

40 Years (1975)
Dawn Ilgenfritz

35 Years (1980)
Mary Ann Fischer, Suzanne Green, Brenda Holmes, Timothy Johnson, David Malik, Kathy Malone and Joseph Pellicciotti.

30 Years (1985)
Roman Dziarski, Stephen Echtenkamp, Dorothy Ige Campbell, David Klamen, Yolanda Solis and Janice Zunich.

25 Years (1990)
Audrea Davis, Nelson De Leon, William Dorin, Ranjan Kini and Nicholas Rosselli.

20 Years (1995)
Cathy Hall, Kathryn Manteuffel, Karen Peterson and Stela Pudar-Hozo.

15 Years (2000)
Delores Crawford, Sharese Dudley, Mary Goolik, Mary Gutierrez, Otto Jefimenko, Rajan Selladurai, Edward Seykowski, Ryan Shelton, Kathy Spicer, James Thomas and Carol Wood.

10 Years (2005)
Wynette Archer, Rosalinda DeLuna, Linda Galocy, Kristie Gilmore, Mary Hackett, Jacqueline Huey, Sharon Lakia, Catherine Lazo-Miller, Ethel Merrell, Jennifer Potter, Linda Sharma, Michele Smith, Anna Villanueva, Derek Walter and Miriam Williams.

5 Years (2010)
Emily Banas, Elexis Currin, Barbara Dahl, Frances Daniel, Jennifer Dennison, Jennifer Greenburg, Andrea Griffin, Davetta Haywood, Glenn Lauzon, Megan LoGreco, William Lowe, Crystal O'Brien, Brian O'Camb, Harold Olivey, Xiaofeng Wang and Gail Zacok.