Twenty-four employees of the University of St. Thomas were inducted into the Quarter Century Club Thursday, Sept. 27, celebrating their 25 years of service to St. Thomas.
Father Dennis Dease, president of the university, inducted the new members. Father Dease also was inducted as an honorary member of the Quarter Century Club to celebrate his final year as president.
The video salute above was shown at the induction.
Quarter Century Club inductees: Top row, from left to right: Father Michael Joncas, Catholic Studies; Terry Nichols, Theology Department; Bill Kirchgessner, University Relations; Steve Hoffman, Political Science Department; Stephen Heaney, Philosophy Department; Lizabeth Gockel, O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library. Middle row: John Militello, Management Department and Executive Programs; Joe Brom, Chemistry Department; Dan Hoffmann, Physical Plant; Father Dennis Dease, president of the university; Julie Kimlinger, O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library; Marla Friederichs, Admissions and Financial Aid. Bottom row: Becky Durham, Career Development Center; Mary Daugherty, Finance Department; Joe Plante, Development; Catherine Slight, School of Divinity; Janis Aamodt, Schulze School of Entrepreneurship; Barb Olszewski, IRT Client Services; and Mary Dunn, Dean of Students. Not pictured: David Brennan, Marketing Department; Tom Couillard, University Relations; Timothy Fremouw, Graduate Programs in Software; Barbara Haenggi, Evening MBA Program; Jeri Rockett, Counseling and Psychological Services; and John Wendt, Ethics and Business Law Department.