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Kent State Faculty and Staff Showcase Excellence

Posted Sep. 23, 2013

 

Kent State University Columbiana County Campuses are committed to achieving excellence both inside and outside of the classroom. Commitment to providing a quality, yet affordable education begins with the dedicated faculty, staff and administration who are devoted to providing the best service to our students. It is with great pride that we recognize their achievements, promotions and awards. Congratulations and thank you for all you do!

NEW FACULTY – SALEM

  • James Winter – NTT English
  • Jessica Paull – NTT Sociology

NEW FACULTY – EAST LIVERPOOL

  • Diane Szwez – Assistant Professor (NTT) Nursing

NEW STAFF – SALEM

  • Greg Anderson – Security Officer
  • Leonard Koshinski – Director of Advancement
  • Tim Long - EMSS Advisor
  • Dr. Celeste Oprean – Assistant Dean, Salem
  • Tina Smith - Public Relations Coordinator
  • Kathrine Vance-Righetti – Counseling Specialist
  • Roxi Larson – Sales Clerk, Bookstore
  • Ryan Weikart – Custodial Worker

NEW STAFF – EAST LIVERPOOL

  • Kathy Giffin – Director Physical Therapist Assistant Program
  • Leonard Koshinski – Director of Advancement
  • Katie Sutton – Full Time Clinical Coordinator – Physical Therapy
  • Marcie Van Fosson – Part Time Clerical Specialist – Nursing

PROMOTIONS:

  • Cheryl Brady – Associate Lecturer
  • Dr. Qunxing Ding – Received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor
  • Debra Gallo – Associate Lecturer
  • Diane Hill – Associate Lecturer
  • Margie Iagulli – Associate Lecturer
  • Janet Lowe – Associate Lecturer
  • Dr. Peggy Manchester – Associate Professor
  • Vicky Migge – Associate Lecturer
  • Cynthia Peterson – Associate Lecturer
  • Dr. E. Sue Wamsley – Received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor
  • Hideki Wakita – Associate Lecturer
  • Dr. Mary Lou Ferranto – Received Ph.D.
  • Dr. Andrew Pfrenger – Salem’s Honors Program Director
  • Matt Stewart – Promoted to Associate Lecturer (NTT)
  • Dr. Jack Vazzana – Associate Professor (NTT)
  • Hideki Wakita – Associate Lecturer (NTT)
  • Darryl Hancock – Assistant Professor (NTT) Physical Therapy
  • Dr. Patti Swartz – Outstanding Advisor – English Department

ANNIVERSARIES - EAST LIVERPOOL

  • Henry Trenkelbach – 30 years
  • Candy Solterbeck – 25 years
  • Lisa Frank – 20 years
  • Bruce Gunning – 20 years
  • Harriett Bynum – 15 years
  • Matt Stewart – 15 years
  • Hideki Wakita – 15 years
  • Angela Douglass – 10 years
  • Dr. Farid Fouad – 5 years

ANNIVERSARIES - SALEM

  • Dr. Chris Hanousek – 35 years
  • Henry Trenkelbach – 30 years
  • Kristin Toothman – 20 years
  • Bob Logan – 15 years
  • Ramona Freeman – 15 years
  • Sheri Tilton – 10 years
  • Maggie Mahon – 10 years
  • Donald Knopp – 10 years
  • Janet Lowe – 10 years
  • Dr. David Dees – 10 years
  • Cynthia Ormiston – 10 years
  • Deborah Hoopes – 5 years
  • Dr. Ernest Freeman – 5 years

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Media Contact:
Bethany Zirillo, 330-382-7430, bgadd@kent.edu