Miami employees celebrate 30 years of service.
Miami employees celebrate 30 years of service. Photo: Jeff Sabo

Miami employees celebrate 15, 25, 30 years of service

President Gregory Crawford congratulated employees during Miami University’s recognition ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 21, honoring those who have 15, 25 and 30 years of service.  

The following employees received recognition for their years of service. The names are listed by their years of service, divisions and departments.

Academic Affairs

30 Years of Service
Helaine Alessio, kinesiology and health; Ryan Barilleaux, political science; Ronald Cox, kinesiology and health; Connie Davenport, College of Creative Arts; Bruce Drushel, media, journalism and film; Byron Finch, management; William Flint, sociology and gerontology; Othello Harris, sociology and gerontology; Douglas Hart, chemical paper and biomedical engineering; Irene Kleiman, teacher education; Martha Kyger, Farmer School of Business; Sooun Lee, information systems and analytics; William Newman, management; Ellen Price, art; John Reynolds, architecture and interior design; Andrea Ridilla, music; Kim Suellau, Farmer School of Business, Global Business Programs; Dennis Tobin, art.  
25 Years of Service

Jerome Conley, University Libraries; Robert Davis, dean’s office, Hamilton campus; Ann Frymier, media, journalism and film; Susan Gambrell, art museum; Lisa Gault, College of Education, Health and Society; Patrick Haney, College of Arts and Sciences; Daniel Herron, office of the executive vp of academic affairs; Susan Hurst, B.E.S.T Library; Herbert Jaeger, physics; James Janik, biological sciences, Middletown campus; John Jeep, German, Russian, Asian, Middle Eastern languages and cultures; Cheryl Johnson, English; Wenxi Liu, humanities and creative arts, Middletown campus; Kate Rousmaniere, educational leadership; James Shiveley, teacher education; Nancy Solomon, biology; Jonathan Strauss, French and Italian; Beverly Thomas, College of Education, Health and Society; George Vascik, humanities and creative arts, Hamilton campus; Robert Weinberg, kinesiology and health; Debra White, geography; Elizabeth Wilson, comparative religion; Brenda Wilson, enrollment and admissions, Middletown campus.       

Miami employees celebrate 25 years of service.

Miami employees celebrate 25 years of service.

15 Years of Service
Maria Alvarez, Spanish and Portuguese; Helane Androne, interdisciplinary and communication studies, Hamilton campus; Ricardo Averbach, music; Denise Baszile, College of Education, Health and Society; Burcin Bayram, physics; Dianna Bear, chemistry and biochemistry; Tiffany Belka, Spanish and Portuguese; Janet Benes, College of Education, Health and Society; Mary Jane Berman, anthropology; Constance Biggs, architecture and interior design; Jennifer Blue, physics; Gail Burger, geology and environmental earth science; John Burke, Gardner-Harvey Library, Middletown campus; Amy Carito, Farmer School of Business; Lindsay Carpenter, office of the executive vp of academic affairs; Douglas Coffin, chemical paper and biomedical engineering; Maureen Couch, student services, Hamilton campus; Valerie Cross, computer science and software engineering; Madelyn Detloff, English; Matthew Duley, Advanced Microscopy and Imaging Center; Judith Eaton, physics; Diane Fellows, architecture and interior design; Chen Ferguson, commerce, Hamilton campus; Donna Gouvan, Global Initiatives; Jeffrey Gutowski, College of Engineering and Computing; Suzanne Harper, mathematics; Paula Harrison, nursing; Tracy Haynes, biology; Mary Henry, geography; Patricia Hunley, IT support, Hamilton campus; Nalin Asoka Jayasena, English; Rebekah Keasling, Farmer School of Business; Tamara Lewis, dean’s office, Middletown campus; John Maingi, geography; Jennifer Mysona, education and society, Middletown campus; Stephen Norris, history; Erin Overholt, biology; Theresa Perkins, King Library; Rebecca Rader, Global Initiatives; Jason Rech, geology and environmental earth science; Amit Shukla, mechanical and manufacturing engineering; Jennifer Smith, King Library; Benjamin Smolder, music; Heeyoung Tai, chemistry and biochemistry; Rose Ward, Graduate School and Research Office; Qihou Zhou, electrical and computer engineering.

Enrollment Management and Student Success  

25 Years of Service
Brent Shock, student financial assistance.
15 Years of Service
Debra Cole, office of bursar; Walter Ellerbe, office of the registrar; Sandra Ledger, Office of Enrollment Management

Finance and Business Services

30 Years of Service
Craig Hyde, HDRBS residence halls/PFD building; Roy Lucas, HDRBS trucking services/PFD; Toni Schwab, PFD building and special services; Vickie Willis, HDRBS residence halls/PFD building; Joyce Wooten, HDRBS.

25 Years of Service

Paula Beherns, PFD building maintenance; Gregory Burnett, PFD utility enterprise; Robert Cisle, PFD building maintenance; Daphne Eldridge, bookstore manager, Middletown campus; Tonya Study, PFD grounds; Barbara Tonner, PFD grounds.

Miami employees celebrate 15 years of service.

Miami employees celebrate 15 years of service.

15 Years of Service

Katherine Alcorn, HDRBS dining; Michael Arnos, recreational sports; Heather Bechtol, human resources; Jenay Boyd, HDRBS administration; Katherine Coy, HDRBS dining; Rickey Crane, HDRBS dining; Michael Dobias, HDBRS building maintenance/PFD; Kimberly Durham, HDBRS residence halls/PFD building; Timothy Edwards, HDRBS residence halls/PFD building; Troy Goetz, PFD building maintenance; Sherrill Haas, Miami University Bookstore; Keith Hibbard, Miami University Police; Jack Hollenberg, PFD building and special services; Patricia King, HDRBS dining; Sharon Hicks, HDRBS dining; Anne Liston, HDRBS dining; Jon Newren, PFD building and special services; David Pepper, PFD building maintenance; Russell Proffitt, PFD building maintenance; Andrea Pullum, PFD building and special services; Andrew Rosenberger, Miami University Police; John Seibert, PFD planning, architecture and engineering; Christopher Smith, PFD special facilities; Sherman Tincher, PFD building maintenance; Christopher Watkins, HDRBS dining.

Information Technology Services

30 Years of Service
Cathy McVey, information technology services.
25 Years of Service
Timothy Gruenhagen, information technology services.
15 Years of Service
Michael Beck, information technology services; Jacob Harrison, information technology services; Michael Supinger, information technology services.

President’s Office

25 Years of Service
Denise Ison, office of equity and equal opportunity.
15 Years of Service
Carla DeGirolamo, intercollegiate athletics.

Student Affairs

15 Years of Service
Tammy Gustin, student health services; Karon Selm, student disability services; Kimberly Sens, office of the vp of student affairs; Janine Todd, office of diversity affairs; John Ward, student counseling services.

University Advancement

15 Years of Service

Cynthia Osborne, office of the vp of university advancement; Andrew Sander, alumni relations.