Each year UBC Okanagan celebrates the many years of dedicated service from faculty and staff. This year, 12 people reached milestones of working at UBC or Okanagan University College for 25, 30 and 40 years.
Those who received recognition for 25 years of service this year are:
- Martin Blum, associate professor of English
- Robert Campbell, associate professor in the Faculty of Education
- Paramjit Gill, associate professor of statistics
- Christopher Gordon, associate professor of French
- Marvin Krank, professor of psychology
- Robert Lalonde, associate professor of biology
- Dixon Sookraj, associate professor in the School of Social Work
- Diane Stoliker, library technician
- Bonnie Taylor, administrator in the AVP Students office
Both Security Manager Mike Gesi and Associate Professor of Biology Blythe Nilson were recognized for 30 years of service. And Library Technician Rose Cresswell was recognized for reaching the milestone of 40 years.
The reception was hosted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard and each recipient was presented with a small gift and a certificate of appreciation.