Penn State Mont Alto recognizes years of service during pre-semester luncheon

Sunny photo of shrine with Penn State Mont Alto logo

The Lion Shrine at Penn State Mont Alto. 

Credit: Penn State

MONT ALTO, Pa. — Chancellor Francis K. Achampong recognized Penn State Mont Alto faculty and staff celebrating milestone years of service for their years of service to the University during the campus’ Aug. 19 Mont Alto Day of Enrichment.

“I’m very proud and honored to be working with each and every one of you,” he said. “And on behalf of all of your colleagues and friends on campus, I thank you for the contributions that you make to Penn State Mont Alto day in and day out.”  
The following faculty and staff were recognized:

45 Years
Nancy Funk, assistant professor of integrative arts
35 Years
Michael Shindle, maintenance mechanic A
30 Years
Alice Royer, assistant teaching professor of English and women’s studies
John Long, lecturer, biology
25 Years
Michael Labalokie, program coordinator, associate business program, and lecturer of business
Michael Doncheski, chief academic officer
20 Years
Joy Smith, maintenance worker
Gregory Mahlon, associate professor of physics
15 Years
Judith Staley, administrative assistant
Rodger Small, maintenance worker
Kandyce Koons, food service production worker
Rhonda Everett, maintenance worker
Randall Ackerman, director of campus development
10 Years
Antonia Spedden, coordinator of student aid
David Seitz, associate professor of communications
Doug Prowant, director of information technology services
Olivia Hammond, assistant teaching professor, associate occupational therapy assistant

Additionally, Achampong introduced the campus’ newest faculty and staff:

Nikolette Lipsey, assistant professor of psychology

Deborah Wilson, assistant teaching professor of nursing

Nancy Skacel, assistant teaching professor of biology

Mohammed Mahmoud, assistant teaching professor of information technology

Anne Hill, lecturer of associate physical therapy assistant

Sarah Fretz, information resources an services support specialist

Bryce Schaeffer, groundskeeper

Katrina Giffin, financial assistant