Trinity College Honors Retiring Faculty and Staff, Recognizes Others for 25 Years of Service

College Community Thanks Karla Spurlock-Evans for Work as Dean of Multicultural Affairs

​Hartford, Connecticut, June 6, 2018—Retiring members of the faculty and staff at Trinity College were honored recently at a luncheon, which also recognized employees who have completed 25 years of service to the college. The May 23 reception was held in the Washington Room in Mather Hall and included words of appreciation from President Joanne Berger-Sweeney and remarks from colleagues about the honorees.

 


​(Front, left-right) Leslie G. Desmangles, Professor of Religious Studies and International Studies; Adrienne O. Quinn, Office Coordinator, Economics Department; Kristina Cavalieri, Coordinator, Counseling and Wellness Center Services; Lurdes Fernandes, Database Administrator, Access Control & Card Services, Information Technology Services; President Joanne Berger-Sweeney; (Back, left-right) Joan D. Hedrick, Charles A. Dana Professor of History; Ellison Banks Findly, Scott M. Johnson ’97 Distinguished Professor of Religion; Milla C. Riggio, James J. Goodwin Professor of English; Ralph O. Moyer, Jr., Scovill Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus; Robert F. Peltier, Principal Lecturer, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric; James G. Wen, Professor of Economics and International Studies; Gerald Moshell, Professor of Music; Sonia E. Lawrence, Women’s Sports Equipment Manager, Athletics. Photo by John Marinelli. Click here for more photos.
The faculty and staff honorees who retired in 2017 or 2018 are:

Carolyn J. Anderson, Office Coordinator, Mathematics Department

E. Kathleen Archer, Associate Professor of Biology

William N. Butos, George M. Ferris Professor of Corporation Finance and Investments

Kristina Cavalieri, Coordinator, Counseling and Wellness Center Services

Leslie G. Desmangles, Professor of Religious Studies and International Studies

Ellison Banks Findly, Scott M. Johnson ’97 Distinguished Professor of Religion

John P. Georges, Professor of Mathematics

Joan D. Hedrick, Charles A. Dana Professor of History

Karen Kalbacher, Administrative Assistant, Athletics

Sandra F. Magee, Human Resources Specialist

Gerald Moshell, Professor of Music

Ralph O. Moyer, Jr., Scovill Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Robert F. Peltier, Principal Lecturer, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric

Adrienne O. Quinn, Office Coordinator, Economics Department

Milla C. Riggio, James J. Goodwin Professor of English

John Rose, College Organist, Chapel Music Director, and Director, Trinity College Choir

Peter J. Sylvester, Network Support Specialist, Information Technology Services

Patricia Tillman, Associate Professor of Fine Arts

James G. Wen, Professor of Economics and International Studies

 

The faculty and staff honorees recognized for 25 years of service in 2018 are:

Lurdes Fernandes, Database Administrator, Access Control & Card Services, Information Technology Services

Sonia E. Lawrence, Women’s Sports Equipment Manager, Athletics

Curt N. Leonard, Docutech Services Specialist, Central Services

George A. Suitor, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Cross Country Track Coach

 

Karla Spurlock-Evans (left), the retiring dean of multicultural affairs and senior diversity officer, was honored at a separate reception on April 30, when Berger-Sweeney, faculty, staff, students, and alumni expressed their gratitude for the work Spurlock-Evans has done at Trinity. Spurlock-Evans joined the Trinity community as its first dean of multicultural affairs in August of 1999. As a member of the president’s cabinet, Spurlock-Evans has played a central leadership role in advancing Trinity’s goals for enhancing diversity and fostering a campus environment that respects and celebrates diversity in all its dimensions.



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