NEWS BRIEF: Faculty and staff recognized for service to Marywood


Photo credit/ Bethany Wade

Judith Snyder, production manager for the music, theatre and dance department, poses for a photo after receiving her award for 25 years at Marywood.

Brooke Williams, Asst. News Editor

Marywood President Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D honored faculty and staff during the annual Cor Mariae and Years of Service ceremonies this week.

Elizabeth Anne Connery, Mona R. Griffer, Ed.D., Deborah Hokien, Ph.D. and Maria Michaela Sitko were inducted and honored for their Distinguished Vicennial Service to the University during the Investiture Ceremony of The Order: Cor Mariae Pro Fide Et Cultura on Sunday, March 26 in the Liguori Center.

The Core Mariae Pro Fide Et Cultura Years of Service Honorees included Anthony Spinillo and Rosemary Burger for 30 years of service, as well as Sr. Frances Russell, IHM, Ph.D. for 45 years of service.

Additionally, Gale A. Jaeger, Ed.D. and Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM, Ph.D. were the Core Mariae Pro Fide Et Cultura Faculty Emeritus Honorees.

The following individuals were honored with the Sister Theresa Maxis, IHM Service Award for 20 years of commitment and service to Marywood University during the Years of Service ceremony on Wednesday, March 29 in the Latour Room:

  • Vincent Burgio, CIO Office System Administrator I
  • Meghan C. Cruciani, Assistant Vice President for Student Success
  • Albert M. Kwiatkowski, Utility Mechanic III
  • Eloise A. Shoemaker, Mail Services Clerk/Typist
  • Dr. Sheri Ann Skrutski, Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinical Instructor
Photo credit/ Bethany Wade
Eloise Shoemaker, a mailroom clerk, listens as Marywood President Sr. Mary Persico discusses Shoemaker’s 20-year history with Marywood.

The individuals who received recognition for their years of service at this ceremony are as follows:
20 Years of Service:

  • Vincent Burgio
  • Elizabeth Anne Connery
  • Meghan C. Cruciani
  • Dr. Mona R. Griffer
  • Dr. Deborah Hokien
  • Albert M. Kwiatkowski
  • Eloise A. Shoemaker
  • Maria Michaela Sitko
  • Dr. Sheri Ann Skrutski

25 Years of Service:

  • Frank Falcone
  • Judith A. Snyder
  • Judy A. Sepinsky
Photo credit/ Bethany Wade
Frank Falcone, an institutional data specialist, accepts his award for 25 years at Marywood.

30 Years of Service:

  • Carol Sue Bartoli
  • Rosemary Burger
  • Katherine P. Lewis
  • Anthony Spinillo
Photo credit/ Bethany Wade
Katherine Lewis, the associate director of user support, receives a custom-made clock for her 30 years at Marywood.

45 Years of Service:

  • Sr. Frances Russell, IHM, Ph.D.

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