Poly honors faculty and staff at 2008 Service Award Ceremony

President Jerry M. Hultin (left) and President Emeritus George Bugliarello (right) honor Professor Alan Molof for his 45 years of service to Poly.

Proud smiles, shining plaques and Tiffany boxes filled the stage of Polytechnic’s Pfizer Auditorium on April 22 during the university’s annual Service Award Ceremony.

Agata De Santis, Senior Human Resource Generalist, served as speaker of ceremonies for the event which recognized 40 staff and faculty members who have enriched the school with an astounding 780 years of combined service.

“We stand on the shoulders of giants,” said President Jerry M. Hultin who presented honorees with gifts and remarked on the importance of continuity to an organization.

Special honors were also given to professor emeriti, research professors, and other faculty members nominated by their department heads for enduring contributions to their fields and to Poly.

2008 Service Award Honorees

5 Years of Service
Juliette Acker, Sebastian Bellantuono, Patrick Eng, Kiren Nayak, Keith Ross, HongXiang Teng, Evgeny Vulfson

10 Years of Service
Yi-Jen Chiang, Richard Gross, Nicole Johnson, Ramesh Karri, Yelizaveta Khobot, Nasir Memon, Torsten Suel 

15 Years of Service
Alessandro Betti, Judy Brown, Donald Ivanoff, Michael Mainiero, Iwao Teraoka

20 Years of Service
Marie Brathwaite, Sean Brown, Farshad Khorrami, Mayra Ortiz, Josephine Rodriguez, Edward Weil

25 Years of Service
Bertram Stephens

30 Years of Service
Stephen Arnold, John Cacace, Venecia Clark, Bruce Garetz, Spencer Kuo, Roberto Marisi, Jovan Mijovic, Lowell Scheiner, Zivan Zabar

35 Years of Service
George Bugliarello, Donald Phillips, Jonathan Rogers

40 Years of Service
Romualdas Sviedrys

45 Years of Service
Alan Molof

Special Honorees
Henri Bertoni, Deo Choudhury, Menachem Lewin, William McShane, Herbert Morawetz, Yoshi Okamoto, Eli Pearce, Arnost Reiser, George Schillinger, Leonard Stiel, Theodor Tamir