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 Co-workers applaud Kay Wolford's 45-years service at SRU 



May 26, 2010
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab


Co-workers applaud Kay Wolford's 45-years service at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Kay Wolford, a clerk stenographer III in Slippery Rock University's elementary education and early childhood department, received a standing ovation from some 350 co-workers Thursday when she was recognized for 45 years service to the University.

Wolford was presented an SRU lamp to mark her service as part of the annual staff luncheon. Nearly 70 service awards in all were presented.

The event was in the University Union Multi-Purpose Room event.

"I appreciate your commitment to making this University a special, caring and supportive place for our students," said Robert Smith, University president. "You play an integral role in supporting the educational mission of Slippery Rock University. The fine reputation of this University depends upon the quality of our employees and the level of service they provide. I am proud to say that we have outstanding employees doing outstanding work."

Smith also addressed plans and challenges for the coming year urging staff to continue their dedication and efforts on behalf of students.

In addition to Wolford's recognition, service pins and awards were presented in various service-year categories.

  • Recognized for 40-years  service were:
    Karen Busi College of Business, Information and Social Science Slippery Rock
    Sherry Carlson University Public Relations Slippery Rock
    Dee Daugherty College of Education Butler
    Carl Miller Administrative and Information Technology Systems Grove City
  • Recognized for 35-years service were:
    Rebecca Barber Facilities and Planning Grove City
    Larry Forrest McKeever Environmental Education Center Franklin
    George Holtz Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Sharon Isacco Printing Services Slippery Rock
    William Kreutz Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Barbara Massella President's Office Butler
    David Regal Facilities and Planning Forestville
    Joanne Santus Nursing Slippery Rock
    Larry Stewart Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
  • Recognized for 30-years service were:
    Ronald Cowher Administrative and Information Technology Systems West Sunbury
    Brenda McKissick International Services Slippery Rock
    Lisa Smith Political Science Grove City
  • Recognized for 25-years service were:
    Tawnya Curatola Regional Learning Alliance Enon Valley
    Ann Curtis Accounts Payable Butler
    Steven Dellich Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Janice Druschel International Services Slippery Rock
    Deborah Glenn Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences Harrisville
    Laureen Lokash Athletics Harrisville
    George McDowell Enrollment Services Slippery Rock
    Sharyn McGallis Student Development Grove City
    Robert Moors Facilities and Planning Volant
    Judith Morris Dance Volant
    William Rudloff Environmental Health and Safety Mercer
  • Recognized for 20-years service were:
    Joan Allen Facilities and Planning Grove City
    Deborah Andrews Biology Youngstown, Ohio
    Naomi Burris Purchasing Slippery Rock
    Christine Byrd School of Business Butler
    Renee Decker Center for Economic and Community Development Slippery Rock
    C. Gay DeMarsh Diversity and Equal Opportunity Grove City
    Linda Duffy Facilities and Planning Forestville
    Edward Hess Finance Bethel Park
    Tod Horner Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Mary Ann King College of Health, Environment and Science Jackson Center
    Cynthia Martin Accounting Services Farrell
    Keith Martino Facilities and Planning Boyers
    Linda Schuetz Counseling Center Portersville
    Kevin Spitzer Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Patricia Staley Facilities and Planning Portersville
  • Recognized for 15-years service were:
    Kimberly Allison Campus Recreation Slippery Rock
    Kathleen Glerum Health Services Slippery Rock
    William Guiney Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Barbara Hogg Health Services Slippery Rock
    Terri Kind Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Dean Lindey Technology Training Grove City
    Andrew Wilson Facilities and Planning Grove City
  • And, recognized for 10-years service were:
    Brian Alben Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Deborah Baker University Advancement Mercer
    Constance Bell Academic Records Pittsburgh
    Richard Burnworth Printing Services Greenville
    Rebecca Cress Student Accounts Butler
    Nancy Cruikshank Grants and Sponsored Research Sewickley
    Debra Dickey Mathematics Slippery Rock
    Patricia Downey McKeever Environmental Learning Center Sandy Lake
    Deborah Kedanis Alumni Relations Grove City
    Robert Lagnese Admissions Grove City
    Jack Lawson Facilities and Planning Slippery Rock
    Kara Maxwell University Advancement Volant
    Brian Mortimer Campus Recreation Butler
    Karen Perry Campus Recreation Slippery Rock
    Michael Saraka Alumni Relations New Castle
    Kevin Sharkey University Police Butler
    Robert Smith President Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

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