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Celebrating Years of Service

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Each year after the academic year comes to a close, Huntington University’s staff and faculty come together for a Celebration of Service to recognize the years of service they have given to the university. This is also a time to honor the Staff Member of the Year and the Faculty Member of the Year, as well as those retiring. 

During the 2017-2018 academic year, these individuals reached the following milestones: 

  • 5 Years of Service
    • Katie Bolen, Senior Admissions Counselor 
    • Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, President 
    • Shoshannah Hernandez, Director of the Institute for TESOL Studies / Associate Director of Global Studies 
    • Dr. Collin Hobbs, Assistant Professor of Biology
    • Amber Prather, Online Course Designer
    • Nancy Richison, Instructor of Nursing 
    • Adam Skiles, Director of Information & Technology Services
  • 10 Years of Service
    • Jay Duffer, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts / Department Chair 
  • 15 Years of Service
    • Pete Schownir, Director of Gift Planning 
  • 20 Years of Service
    • Dr. Jeff Lehman, Professor of Computer Science / Department Chair
    • Sandy Marion, Administrative Secretary for Athletics
    • Dr. Terrell Peace, Director of Graduate & Undergraduate Teacher Education / CAEP Coordinator / Professor of Education / Department Chair
    • Dr. Michael Rowley, Associate Professor of Communication / Department Chair
  • 25 Years of Service
    • Jeff Berggren, Director of Arizona Operations 
    • Dr. Lance Clark, Associate Dean of the Arts, Professor of Digital Media Arts
    • Rebecca Coffman, Professor of Art / Department Chair / Gallery Director 
  • 30 Years of Service
    • Karol Caley, Admissions Office Manager
    • Martha Smith, Dean of Student Services / Director of Career Development & Counseling 
  • 35 Years of Service
    • Anita Wickersham, Associate Professor of Accounting and Business

Margaret Pasko, Administrative Assistant to the VP for Student Life, was named Staff Member of the Year 2017-2018 and Dr. Dwight Brautigam, Professor of European History and Department Chair of History & Political Science,was named Professor of the Year 2017-2018. Dr. Terrell Peace, Director of Graduate & Undergraduate Teacher Education / CAEP Coordinator / Professor of Education / Department Chair,and Dr. Linda Urschel, Professor of English / Department Chair, are retiring after 20 and 34 years of service, respectively.