Retiring members of the staff and faculty at Trinity College were honored recently at a luncheon, which also recognized employees who have completed 25 or 50 years of service to the college. The May 22 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.

Pictured (left-right): Andrew Walsh ’79, Sarah Raskin, Randy Lee ’66, Craig Schneider, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Nan Horton, Bronzell Dinkins, Sally Dickinson, and Cyndi Van Doren IDP’10, M’14. Photo by Helder Mira.

The faculty and staff honorees who are celebrating retirement in 2019 are:

Raymond Baker, Professor of International Politics

Sally Dickinson, Associate Curator and Preservation Librarian

Richard Floyd, Dispatcher

Marjorie Harter, Administrative Assistant, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies

Nan Horton, Assistant to the Deans of Faculty and Academic Affairs

Thomas Jarm, Campus Safety Officer

Cary LeGeyt, Senior Associate Director, Financial Aid

Denise Rau, Senior Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator in Chemistry

Craig Schneider, Charles A. Dana Professor of Biology

Rieko Wagoner, Principal Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies and International Studies

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

Bronzell Dinkins, Technical Services Lead

Sarah Raskin, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Gregory Smith, Professor of Political Science

Cyndi Van Doren IDP’10, M’14, Associate Registrar

Andrew Walsh ’79, Associate Director, Greenburg Center

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling and Wellness Center Director Randy Lee ’66 was recognized for 50 years of service.

Melanie Stein, JBS
Melanie Stein (right) with President Joanne Berger-Sweeney. Photo by Kathy Andrews.

Melanie Stein, the outgoing dean of academic affairs and professor of mathematics, was honored at a separate reception on May 16, when Berger-Sweeney and members of the college community expressed their gratitude for the work Stein has done at Trinity over the past 24 years. Stein joined the faculty in 1995 and has served for seven years as an academic dean. She is a former chair of the Mathematics Department and a former interim dean of the faculty. Berger-Sweeney said of Stein in a letter to the Trinity community, “It is impossible to quantify her impact on Trinity, but it is unquestionably profound and positive. She has made our community stronger and leaves a legacy of leadership through collaboration, respect, fairness, and integrity.” Stein begins a new role as dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College on July 1.


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