The 14th annual President's Awards for Excellence and Service Recognition Luncheon was held at SUNY Fredonia.
Hundreds of employees, family and friends packed the Williams Center to support and congratulate this year's recipients: Joseph Baxter, a network security administrator within the department of Information & Technology Services; Darlene Burchett, a janitor within the department of Facilities Services; Patricia Feraldi, director of Alumni Affairs; and Dr. Keary Howard, a professor within the department of Mathematical Sciences.
In addition, employees marking five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service to the university received service certificates and pins. Recent retirees were also honored. The program also included student musical performances by the SUNY Fredonia Zusammen Quartet, as well as the co-ed a cappella group Premium Blend.
SUNY Fredonia President Virginia Horvath, center, congratulates the 2013 President’s Award for Excellence honorees, from left, Director of Alumni Affairs Patty Feraldi, Professor of Mathematical Sciences Keary Howard, Janitor Darlene Burchett and Network Security Administrator Joe Baxter.