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Award luncheon honors long-term employees


March 09, 2011

The March 10 Sun Devil Service Award Luncheon honored 165 ASU faculty and staff celebrating between 25- and 40-year service anniversaries and 23 faculty and staff members retiring with 25 or more years of continuous ASU service.

Ten employees celebrated 40 years of service, the highest milestone anniverary this year. They are:

Gary Bitter, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation

Sanford Braver, Department of Psychology

Lane Briley, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Irvin Coin, TRIO Programs

Linda DeFato, ASU Libraries, Academic Program Services

Jane Little, School of Social Transformation

Gregory Nielson, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, School of  Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering

Laura Orr, College of Public Programs, School of Social Work

Irwin Sandler, Department of Psychology

Christine Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University President, ASU Alumni Association

The Sun Devil Award for Service recognizes the ongoing commitment of employees to ASU in 5-year increments of employment and is one component of the University Employee Recognition Program. The Office of the President hosts this annual university-wide celebration, which is managed by the Office of Human Resources.

View the complete list of 2011 honorees.