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Northwestern Engineering Staff Members Honored for Service

Staff members were recognized for five to 35 years of service

Jerrold Carsello, x-ray diffraction facility manager, was recognized for 35 years of service.Jerrold Carsello, x-ray diffraction facility manager, was recognized for 35 years of service.
Carol Surma, financial assistant, received recognition for 30 years of service.Carol Surma, financial assistant, received recognition for 30 years of service.
Craig Neumann, IT consultant, was one of three staff members recognized for 25 years of service.Craig Neumann, IT consultant, was one of three staff members recognized for 25 years of service.
Sinta Kulanda and Jason Grocholski celebrated 20 years at Northwestern Engineering.Sinta Kulanda and Jason Grocholski celebrated 20 years at Northwestern Engineering.
Five staff members earned recognition for 10 years of service at Northwestern Engineering.Five staff members earned recognition for 10 years of service at Northwestern Engineering.
Nine Northwestern Engineering staff members received recognition for five years of service.Nine Northwestern Engineering staff members received recognition for five years of service.

Northwestern Engineering honored 23 staff members on November 7 as part of the 2019 McCormick Staff Service Recognition Awards. The annual program, launched in 2004, recognizes staff members who have dedicated years of service to the school.

Honored for five years:

  • Lauren Clark, research technologist 2, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Svetlana Korzeniowski, program assistant 3, Master of Biotechnology Program
  • Anna Kraemer, assistant director of career management, Engineering Career Development
  • Brianna Mello, business coordinator, Department of Computer Science
  • Kathleen Pratt, director of marketing strategy, Office of Marketing and Communications
  • Lee Roberson, web app software development lead, McCormick Information Technology
  • Hillary Sparks, business administrator 4, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Boe Welter, financial coordinator, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Jennifer Young, business administrator 3, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Honored for 10 years:

  • Abhishek Agarwal, research engineer 2, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Karry Clarke, senior director of financial administration and business services, Administration, Finance, Facilities and Planning
  • Deirdre Dennett, associate director of facilities administration, Administration, Finance, Facilities and Planning
  • Bret Johnson, senior associate director, Northwestern University Transportation Center
  • Paula Straaton, business administrator 2, Office of Graduate Studies

Honored for 20 years:

  • Christopher Bachmann, senior technical services specialist, McCormick Information Technology
  • Jason Grocholski, associate director, Faculty Affairs
  • Sinta Kulanda, financial assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Honored for 25 years:

  • Predrag Bundalo, senior systems manager, McCormick Information Technology
  • Joseph Holtgreive, assistant dean, academic and personal development, Office of Undergraduate Engineering
  • Craig Neumann, IT consultant, McCormick Information Technology

Honored for 30 years:

  • Carol Surma, financial assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Honored for 35 years:

  • Jerrold Carsello, x-ray diffraction facility manager, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mark Seniw, mechanical behavior facility manager, Department of Materials Science and Engineering