The Mayville State University employee recognition banquet, held Thursday evening, May 8, 2014, was a celebration of 125 years of personal service at Mayville State University. Décor and program highlights centered around this Mayville State milestone in the annual event held at the Mayville State Campus Center Luckasen Room. All Mayville State employees and their spouses were invited to attend, as were Mayville State retirees and spouses. Special recognition was given to those employees who have reached milestones in years of service and those who have retired in the last year. The recipient of the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award was also named.
Those honored are as follows:
45 years of service - Janice Jorgensen.
25 years of service – Jamie Eriksson, Jay Henrickson, Dr. Dalton McMahon, Dale Nelson.
20 years of service – Cheryl Angen.
15 years of service – Kelli Odden, Greta Paschke, Carlotte Anderson.
10 years of service – Doreen Cerkowniak, Aprill Hastings, Kate Keating-Peterson, Kelly Kornkven, Bambi Manthey, Donna Mark, Jacqueline Moore, Ricky Muir, Alice Rice, Kara Schreiner, and Gail Schumann.
2013-2014 retirees - Linda Baier, Dr. Mitzi Brunsdale, Lou Dauphanais, Kathleen Ford.
Retiring faculty members Linda Baier and Dr. Mitzi Brunsdale were conferred the distinction of professor emeritus during the banquet program.
Lou Dauphanais, custodian with the facilities services department, was named the 2014 recipient of the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award. This award recognizes outstanding service by members of Mayville State classified staff.
Captions for photos:
Top: A number of Mayville State University employees were recognized for ten years of service at the annual employee recognition dinner Thursday evening, May 8. Pictured from left to right are Alice Rice, Gail Schumann, Kelly Kornkven, Doreen Cerkowniak, Kate Keting-Peterson, Bambi Manthey, Donna Mark, and Jacque Moore.
Middle: Linda Baier (center) was named Emeritus Professor of Business during the annual employee recognition program. Baier is retiring at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. She is pictured with MSU President Dr. Gary Hagen (left) and Gene Levitt, associate professor of business and chairman of the MSU Division of Business and CIS (right).
Bottom: Janice Jorgensen (left), accountant, and her supervisor, Steve Bensen, Vice President for Business Affairs, enjoy a light-hearted moment as Jorgensen is recognized for 45 years of service to Mayville State University.