Wesleyan Employees Honored for 20+ Years of Service

Human Resources hosted the Employee Service Recognition Luncheon Oct. 21 in Beckham Hall. More than 30 employees were honored for their 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service to the university. Pictured is Sharon Smith, administrative assistant for the Sociology Department, who celebrated her 20th year at Wesleyan.

Wesleyan President Michael Roth presents the microphone to Wesleyan University Press Director Suzanna Tamminen, a 20-year employee. Roth encouraged luncheon attendees to share Wesleyan memories. Pictured at left is Leslie Starr, assistant director and marketing manager at Wesleyan University Press. Pictured in center is Frank Gramuglia, assistant director of human resources and employee relations specialist. Pictured at right is John Meerts, vice president for finance and administration.

Bob Chiapetta, manager of intercollegiate operations, celebrated 25 years at Wesleyan. He shared a story about his first day at Wesleyan.

Pat Melley, co-director of Human Resources, welcomes the employees and their guests to the luncheon. (Photo by Bill Burkhart)

Debbie Sierpinski, administrative assistant for the Archeology Program, Classical Studies Department and Medieval Studies Program, celebrated 25 years.

Pam Tatge, director of the Center for the Arts, and Peter Gottschalk, chair and professor of religion, were invited guests at the luncheon. Pictured at right is Mark Gawlak, associate director for facilities and technical operations at the CFA. Gawlak celebrated 25 years.

Energy manager Mark Chadsey, at right, celebrated 35 years working at Physical Plant – Facilities. (Photos by Olivia Drake)