The Daily Express

Owens Community College Trustees Approve Spring Graduates

The Owens Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday at the College's Toledo-area Campus and approved the Spring Semester 2002 graduating class. The 562 graduates will receive their degrees during Spring Commencement Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the Student Health & Activities Center.

Of the 562 graduates, 173 are graduating with honors and 16 of those have earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages. There are 91 graduates from the Findlay Campus. This brings the total of Owens Community College alumni to 20,226.

At the meeting, the Trustees approved rank changes for 38 faculty members, which include 21 faculty to assistant professor, nine to associate professor and eight to professor.

Approved for professor were: Stan Adamski, Chuck Nicewonder, Carol O'Shea and Orlando Reyes-Cairo, Arts and Sciences; Beverly Baney, Barbara Frommer and Sandra Valuck, Health Technologies; and Guenter Brunner, Industrial and Engineering Technologies.

Approved for associate professor were: Susan Burris, Elizabeth Condon, Lori Owens and Ann-Marie Paulin, Arts and Sciences; Gretchen Carroll, Pamela Chibucos, Siva Sakthivel and Carolyn Snyder, Business and Public Service Technologies; and Mary Beck, Health Technologies.

Approved for assistant professor were: Peggy Adams, Linda Butzin, John Givens, Julie Grabowski, Jacqueline Haskins, David Hawes, James Hodak, Pamela Krompak, Jamal Salahat, Ann Secunde, Michael Sprowls, Eric Wallack, Andrea VanVorhis and Angela Ziolek, Arts and Sciences; Michael Bento, Jeffrey Hardesty, Terry Johnson and Phil Koenigseker, Business and Public Service Technologies; Pamela Butler, Health Technologies; and Mark Durivage and Mary Kaczinski, Industrial and Engineering Technologies.

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 12:30 p.m. at the Owens Findlay Campus.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses, Owens serves more than 36,000 credit and non-credit students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and the lowest tuition in Northwest Ohio. Owens Community College offers over 100 career-oriented programs and majors in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.

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