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

August 30, 2021

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


Last Updated August 30, 2021