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Outstanding Seniors Honor Mentors

Publish Date: 4/20/2009

April 20, 2009

MANSFIELD, PA—Nineteen Mansfield University faculty were honored as 2008-09 outstanding senior mentors at a reception on Thursday, 2008-09 Oustanding Senior nominees and their mentors.April 16.

They were recognized by MU’s 2008-09 outstanding senior nominees for being a positive influence on them with insights, advice and inspiration and have mentored them as a student and future professional.

Each faculty member received a plaque and a copy of the nominating letter from the student.

The honorees and the students who nominated them are:

Jeff Bosworth, History, Political Science, nominated by Jessica Myers

Kathleen Carico, Education , nominated by Noel Halderman

Michael Chester, Chemistry & Physics, nominated by Joshua Charles

Craig Cleland, Education , nominated by Ashly Weidner

Andrew Gaskievicz, History & Political Science, nominated by Jonathan Watson

James Guignard, English & Modern Languages, nominated by Mary Nance

Andrew Havalchak, Business, nominated by Jessica Piraino

Howard Iseri, Math, nominated by Justine Seager

Jamie Klesh, Health Sciences, nominated by Sarah Sherman Wunderlich

Adrianne McEvoy, Philosophy, nominated by Megan Wells

Sheryl Monkelien, Music, nominated by Taylor Smith

Dennis Murray, Psychology, nominated by Rachel Ballard

Janice Purk, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, nominated by Jennifer Lewis

Kathryn Thorne, Geography & Geology, nominated by Tricia Learn

Scott Thornsley, Criminal Justice, nominated by Justine Taylor

Robert Timko, Philosophy, nominated by Luisa Lucero

Nancy Sidell, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, nominated by Meghan Olney

Kathy Wright, Health Sciences, nominated by Charis Meckley

K. Sue Young, Communication & Theatre, nominated by Kay Barrett

The event was sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Advising Center and the Office of the Provost.

The Outstanding Senior Award will be presented at Commencement on May 2.

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