Faculty, Staff Honored for Milestone Years of Service
Congratulations to those employees who have reached their special anniversary years of service. Their awards were presented at a luncheon on April 12 at the Florham Campus.
The group was welcomed by Michael Avaltroni, interim president and University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
Robert Pignatello, senior vice president for University operations, delivered remarks, and Duff Sheffield, general manager of WFDU-FM (Metro), served as master of ceremonies.
Peter Schaeffer, chemistry laboratory supervisor, chemistry/biochemistry/physics (Metro).
Gary Bronson, information systems (Flor).
Judith Skorupa, assistant to head of technical service, Metropolitan Campus Library (Metro).
Frank Lawson, director of budgeting service (Metro).
Donna Ahman, professional tutor, Academic Support Center (Metro); Mary Kathryn Douglas, English and director of writing (Flor); Richard Kjetsaa, finance/economics (Metro); Gail Lemaire, University risk manager (Metro); Javad Namazi, mathematics (Flor); and Peter Woolley, political science and founding director, public/global affairs (Flor/Metro).
Andrew Eisen, psychology (Metro); Hania Ferrara, senior vice president for finance/administration (Metro/Flor); Maurice Jones, senior treasury analyst (Metro); Yongbeom Kim, information systems (Flor); Saul Kleinman, associate vice president for management information systems (Metro); Michael Noe, buildings/grounds manager, facilities (Metro); Bamidele Ojo, political science (Metro); John Pasqua, associate director of enrollment services/bursar (Flor); and Zhaobo Wang, operations management (Flor).
Sarah Azavedo, assistant dean of students (Flor); Rajesh Chandrashekaran, marketing (Metro); Elvido DeJesus, laborer, buildings/grounds (Flor); Eleanor Friedl, research/instruction librarian, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Lissette Garcia, executive director, Educational Opportunity Fund (Metro); Lane Goldstein, University director, access technologies/special projects (Flor); Elliot Hoffman, film (Flor); Gwen Jones, management and chair, management/entrepreneurship (Flor); William Kennedy, director, web operations (Metro); Lorraine Nienstedt, associate director, public/global affairs (Metro); Seth Roland, head men’s soccer coach, athletics (Metro); Sandra Selick, University director, Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Metro); Jennifer Sipila, communication and associate provost of academic affairs (Flor); Ismael Torres, Fairleigh 1Card/PC specialist, computing services (Flor); Sorin Tuluca, finance (Flor); and Ron West, law/taxation; chair, accounting/taxation/law, director of tax program; and director of CFP® registered program (Flor).
Mary Ann Bautista, communications/publications assistant, communications (Metro); Silvia Belen-Ramos, Spanish (Flor); Kenneth Betz, economics (Flor); Aurora Bugallo, University registrar, enrollment services (Metro); Joanne Chirico, visit center coordinator, undergraduate admissions (Flor); Allen Cohen, music (Flor); Coleen Curtis, University director, undergraduate admissions operations (Metro); Edward D’Ambola, database manager/analyst, management information systems (Metro); Scott Fisher, director of Fitness Center, athletics (Metro); Vito Germinario, coordinator of School of Education community college program, enrollment management (Metro); Nandita Ghosh, English (Flor); June Giardina, director of transfer student services, Academic Support Center (Metro); Nandini Janardhan, academic software manager/web specialist, University Provost’s Office (Metro); David Landau, film (Flor); Michael LoPresti, head bowling coach, athletics (Metro); Odysseus Makridis, philosophy (Flor); Anthony Mastropietro, director of Community College Partnerships, Petrocelli Center for Continuing Studies (Metro); Robert Mayans, mathematics (Flor); Bethany Rabinowitz, college writing (Flor); John Schiemann, government/politics (Flor); Miriam Singer, education and deputy director, education (Metro); and Harry Tongue, associate director of financial aid (Metro).
Noemy Abboud, degree audit manager, enrollment services (Metro); Gayathri Attiken, University director of international enrollment (Metro); Ritta Awad, associate director of enrollment services/bursar (Metro); Kenneth Bautista, admissions services clerk, graduate admissions (Metro); Domenick Celentano, entrepreneurship (Flor); Sylvia Colon Cabassa, nursing and associate director, undergraduate nursing programs (Metro); Kathleen Dohm, associate director of enrollment services (Metro); Mark Farag, mathematics (Metro); Louise Gabriele, nursing (Metro); Dawn Grasso, assistanta director of financial aid (Metro); Dawn Helm, senior accountant/supervisor, accounting (Metro); Karl Henry, senior desktop engineer, University systems/networking (Metro); Judith Hofmeister, records/graduate specialist, enrollment services (Metro); Ish Kumar, pharmaceutical chemistry (Metro); Cynthia Loewus, musical theater (Flor); Gina Lugo, administrative coordinator for academic affairs, nursing/allied health (Metro); Anne Nicola, lead account clerk, enrollment services (Flor); Erika Oak, psychology (Metro); Francisco Parra, advising counselor for undergraduate programs, Petrocelli Center for Continuing Studies (Metro); Gloria Pastorino, Italian/French (Flor); Robert Prentky, psychology and director, MA in forensic psychology (Metro); Anita Rivers, executive director of community relations, Petrocelli Center for Continuing Studies (Metro); Donna Sadowski, senior coordinator for off-campus programs, public/global affairs (Metro); Mary Sakin, executive director, placement/outreach/alumni relations, Silberman College (Metro); James Salierno, biology and deputy chair, biological sciences (Flor); Susan Seed, director of student advisement/retention, computer sciences/engineering (Metro); Alexey Teslja, chemistry (Flor); Oliver Tolentino, admissions services clerk/mailing coordinator, admissions operations (Metro); Maria Wanis, student loan counselor, students loans/credit/collections (Metro); and Dirk Wijnen, research/instruction librarian, Metropolitan Campus Library (Metro).
Sameh Abdelazim, electrical engineering technology/electrical engineering (Metro); Tayfun Altuntas, lab director for computer science/management information systems/e-commerce, computer sciences/engineering (Metro); Mary Elizabeth Clark, administrative assistant, education (Metro); Tracy Lee Dante, circulation coordinator, Monninger Center for Learning and Research (Flor); Yoshiko Demotta, marketing (Flor); Michael DiArchangel, MEP manager, facilities (Flor); Gregory Dorata, physics (Flor); Martha Papson Garcia, director of veterans services (Metro); Tiffany Keller Hansbrough, management (Flor); Jong-Chae Kim, sport management and director, sport management (Metro); Rose Ann Pekala, campus coordinator, Community College Partnerships (Metro); Anastasia Rivkin, pharmacy practice and dean, pharmacy/health sciences (Flor); Patricia Roncaioli, admissions office/budget assistant, graduate admissions (Metro); Amy Shlosberg, criminology and chair, criminology/criminal justice (Flor); Marilyn Siegel, assistant to coordinator, Educational Opportunity Fund (Metro); Thomas Smith, corporal, public safety (Metro); Amelia Tandingan, senior accountant, accounting (Metro); Maryelena Vargas, nursing and coordinator, DNP program (Metro); Lilla Vinci, operations office manager, University operations (Flor); Joseph Vitiello, director of public safety (Flor); Ligia Westrich, pharmaceutical sciences and director of assessment, pharmacy/health sciences (Flor); and Jennifer Wilson, administrative assistant, psychology/counseling (Flor).