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August 2015 Service Awards

Five years:  Dr. Kirk VanGilder, Assistant Professor; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Maria Saccente, Teacher; MSSD; Erin Land, Residential Educator; Student Life; Michael Hollywood, Teacher; MSSD; Dr. Julie Hochgesang, Assistant Professor; Department of Linguistics; Elizabeth Henry, Instruction and Reference/Electronic Resources Librarian; Library; Dr. Gemma Gabor, ELI Trainer/Program Coordinator; English Language Institute; Akilah English, Teacher; KDES

Ten years:  David Warn, Teacher; MSSD; Nanette Virnig, After School Programs Coordinator; KDES; Luciana Spinosi,  Enrollment Coordinator; Clerc Center Administration and Operations; Ethan Sinnott, Associate Professor/Director; Art, Communication and Theater; Dr. Robert Sanchez, Associate  Professor/Program Coordinator; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Dr. Kristin Mulrooney, Associate Professor/Graduate Program Coordiantor/Director of CBTL; Department of Linguistics; Dr. Eugene Mirus, Associate Professor/MA-DST Coordinator; ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Cheryl Lundquist, Assistant Professor; Art, Communication and Theater; Joseph Kolcun, Head SoftballCoach/Intramurals Coordinator; Athletics; Michelle Gough, Teacher; KDES; Dr. Teresa Burke, Assistant Professor; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Dr. Jeffrey Brune, Associate Professor; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Christi Batamula, Instructor/Placement Coordinator; Education; Kari Bahl, Interpreter III; Gallaudet Interpreting Service
Fifteen years:  Dr. Helen Thumann, Director, Accreditation, Certification and Licensure; Accreditation and Licensure; Dr. Barbara Stock, Associate Professor/Program Coordinator; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Dr. Caroline Solomon, Professor; Science, Technology and Math; Jessica Sandle, Assistant Principal; MSSD; Dr. Julie Mitchiner, Assistant Professor/Assessment Coordinator/SPA Writer; Education; Joel Krigsman, Help Desk Analyst; Gallaudet Technology Services; Rosa Guerra, Custodian; Custodial Services; Lynn Gorham, Accounts Payable Specialist; Finance Office; Dr. Teresa Crowe, Professor and Accreditation Coordinator/IRB Chair; Social Work; Genie Chisholm, Support Services Coordinator; Student Services; Dr. Derek Braun, Professor/Director; Science, Technology and Math; Leticia Arellano, ASL Proficiency Evaluator; ASL Diagnostics and Evaluation Services  

Twenty years: Catherine Valcourt-Pearce, Coordinator, Publications and Development; Training Products and Dissemination  
Twenty-five years: Kathy Pongor, Teacher; KDES; Dr. Donna Morere, Professor; Psychology; Robin Goffen, AR/Speech Language Clinical Coordinator; Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences; Dr. Marquessa Brown, BA Program Coordinator/Professor; Social Work  
Thirty years: Mona McCubbin, Immigration Compliance Officer/International Student Advisor; Research Support and International Affairs; Susan Gill-Doleac, Director, Gallaudet Dance Company; Art, Communication and Theater; Tonya Russ, Supevisor, Safety and Compliance; Transportation  
Thirty-five years: Ruth Reed, Teacher Aide; KDES; Debra Cushner, Teacher; KDES; Sharon Barnartt, Professor/Program Coordinator; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology  
Promotions  
Thangi Appanah,Associate Professor/BA Program Director; Education; Dr. Patrick Boudreault, Associate Professor/MA-SLED Program Coordinator; ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Dr. Deborah Schooler, Associate Professor; Psychology; Dr. Teresa Burke, Associate Professor; History, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology; Danielle Hunt, Assistant Professor/MAI Program Coordinator; Department of Interpretation; Dr. Sanyukta Jaiswal, Associate Professor; Hearing, Speech and Language Science; Dr. Raylene Paludneviciene, Professor/ASL-PT Developer; Psychology; Dr. Pilar Pinar, Professor/Chair; World Languages and Cultures; Dr. Kendra Smith, Professor/Chair; Counseling Department; Lori Lutz, Director, Research and Evaluation; Planning, Development and Dissemination; Karen Sheffer, Director, Recruitment; Recruiting/Retention  

New employees  
Michelle Burke, Lecturer I; Science, Technology and Math; Matthew McKinney, Instructor; Physical Educ.ation and Recreation; Dr. Emily Shaw, Assistant Professor; Department of Interpretation; Dr. Gaurav Arora, Assistant Professor; Science, Technology and Math; Richard Cornish, Lecturer I; ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Elizabeth Martinez, Lecturer I; ASL and Deaf Studies Program; Chad Ervin, Long Term Aide; Curriculum and Assessment; Chaminda Hewapathirana, Long Term Aide; Curriculum and Assessment; Kari Analco, Teaching Fellow; MSSD Teachers; Alicia Farias, Teacher; KDES; Stephen Farias, Teacher; MSSD Teachers; Michael Higgins, Teacher; KDES; Carolina Kohn, Teaching Fellow; MSSD Teachers; Morgan Lee, Teacher; MSSD Teachers; Kevin I Kovacs, Head Men’s Basketball Coach/Program Coordinator; Athletics; James Bruner, Director, Maguire Academy of Risk Management and Insurance; Dean, SEBHS; Heather Costner, Assistant Principal; KDES; Dylan Arthur Westbury, Manager, Transition Programming; MSSD; Daniel Fava, Teaching Fellow; MSSD  

Retirements  
Dr. Mary Clark, Professor/Program Director, Educational Specialist in Deaf Education; Education, Dr. Robert Harrison, Professor/Chair/InternshipCoordinator; Art, Communication and Theater, Dr. Patricia Foley, Professor; Art, Communication and Theater, Dr. Marquessa Brown, BA Program Coordinator/Professor; Social Work, Ronald Duckett, Custodian/Floor Maintenance; Custodial Services, Sandra Shell; Supervisor; Custodial Services

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