Cheryl Cooper Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations Cheryl Cooper, Law School, for receiving a SLU Spark. Cheryl was recognized by Ira Trako, Law School, for serving others. 

"Cheryl Cooper deeply cares for each of her colleagues and goes out of her way to help all of us have a better day.  Whether it's by helping us with our work or by simply adding a smile to our faces,  I could not think of someone more deserving of this recognition."

Amy Sanders Received a SLU Star!

Congratulations Amy Sanders, Law School, for receiving a SLU Spark. Amy was recognized by Ira Trako, Law School, for pursuing excellence. 

"I have learned so much about the law school and the University from working with Amy.  She demonstrates excellence in her daily work and has all of the attributes of a kind, compassionate and professional colleague.  In addition to being knowledgeable about the best practices within our profession, she goes out of her way to tirelessly help our students, staff, and faculty.  I could not  think of someone who is more deserving of this recognition."

Donielle Francis Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations Donielle Francis, Doisy College, who received a SLU Spark. Donielle was recongized by Anne Westermeyer, Interprofessional Education, for serving others and pursuing excellence. 

"Donielle has taken the lead and done an excellent job with assisting the Center for Interprofessional Education and Research, particularly by managing the Interprofessional Team Seminars. She has a positive attitude, is always looking for ways our processes can be improved, and uses resources wisely. We love having Doneille as part of our IPE team!

David Stoddard Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to David Stoddard, ITS, who received a SLU Spark. David was recognized by Lori Jones, Nutrition & Dietetics, for serving others and pursuing excellence. 

"David works in the Instructional Media Center.  He has assisted me numerous times in printing posters to take to conferences.  He provides excellent service each and every time.  While providing this service is his job, the way that he does it is what stands out.  He always does more than is expected to make your printed job look perfect, and has a wonderful sense of humor which helps reduce any frustrations that occur as a part of the process.  He rechecks everything to ensure it looks right before printing and that nothing is pixelating.  His desire for excellence in what he does has ensured I consistently have excellent research posters to display, and I greatly appreciate the full level of service he provides.  Thank you David!"

Anneke Bart Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Anneke Bart, Mathematics and Statistics, who received a SLU Spark. Bart was recognized by Bobbette Penrod, Mathmematics and Statistics, for 

"I would like to thank Anneke Bart for stepping up and offering to open her home to me during my recovery from major surgery. While there she not only take care of the things I was not allowed to do, she also took me to doctor visits, ran errands, and took me on a few outing to make sure I did not get cabin fever.  Her friendship and kindness allowed me to focus on doing the things I needed to do to recover."

Sterling James Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Sterling James, Custodial Services, who received a SLU Spark. James was recognized by David Bross, a student. 

"Sterling has a friendly smile every time I see him. He welcomed me home and is a valuable part of dematt."

Sterling James Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Sterling James, Custodial Services, who received a SLU Spark. James was recognized by John Nimmo, a student. 

"Sterling is the man. He strives every day to make living in Dematt a better experience. He could easily just wear headphones all day and not interact with the residents; but every time I see him, he has something positive to say that makes my day better. It was difficult to choose one of the six categories because he embodies them all."

Dan Hall Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations Dan Hall, Public Safety, who received a SLU Spark. Dan was recognized by Carie Rakers, ITS, for serving others. 

"Officers Johnson & Hall helped me when I absent-mindedly locked my keys in my car when I arrived at work.  It didn’t look like they were going to be able to get my car unlocked when I mentioned calling my husband, who would have a 2-hour drive to bring me my spare keys.  Officer Johnson said he was not giving up.  Together they opened my car and saved me the embarrassment of calling my husband.  A very stressful morning ended with a smile on my face.  Thank you, Officers Johnson, and Hall."

Beatriz de Zaldivar Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Beatriz de Zaldivar, SLU Madrid, who received a SLU Spark. Beatriz was recognized by Victoria Villarreal, SLU Madrid, for strengthening her community. 

"As the first person we see as we walk into the largest building on the Madrid Campus, Beatriz is that smiling face we are hoping to find. Her cheerful welcome and her willingness to help is most appreciated and a reminder that the day can certainly be as bright as we make it."

Nancy Weaver Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Nancy Weaver, Behavioral Science & Health Education, who received a SLU Spark. Nancy was recognized by Ellen Barnidge, Behavioral Science & Health Education, for going above and beyond in her work at SLU. 

"Dear Nancy, I want to acknowledge you with a SLU Spark because of your tremendous mentoring of undergraduate students. As your office neighbor I have heard the way you support, encourage, and challenge undergraduate students in their academic and life journey. You make the SLU community stronger because you believe in the potential of others and help them aware of their own potential - both through success and missteps. WOW! Your example has been important for me in how I mentor students. Keep setting the example for others and making our SLU community stronger."

Kirsten Thomas Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Kirsten Thomas, of the Cancer Center, who received a SLU Spark. Kirsten was nominated by Emily Vogl, of the Cancer Center, for serving others. 

"Kirsten could be recognized on any of the above categories, but in particular, she exemplifies serving others.  It is so clear how much she cares about her patients, and she ensures they get the care they need and deserve.  As the sole dietitian at the Cancer Center, Kirsten is a fierce patient advocate, team player, and vital to the treatment team.  Not only does she go above and beyond for patients, but she also brings such a positive spirit when interacting with colleagues, and I am personally so thankful to have her presence in the clinic." 

Floyd Welsh Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Floyd Welsh, of Career Services, who received a SLU Spark. Floyd was recognized by Kim Reitter, of Career Services, going above and beyond in serving the University. 

"Floyd went above and beyond to market the career and graduate school fair to his students in Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology.  Because of his drive and initiative, 30% of the career fair attendees were Parks students, although these students make up just 10% of the overall student population. Thanks for your hard work and dedication! You were instrumental in helping us reach our goal of the getting the highest attendance in the history of University career fairs!" 

Dominic Ramires Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Dominic Ramires, of Custodial Services, who received a SLU Spark! Dominic was recognized by Tonya Vernon, of IM-Infections Diseases, for going above and beyond in his work. 

"Dominic is awesome!  Everyday he works so hard to help keep things functioning in the DRC.  Most recently, he went above-and-beyond to help us figure out a seating arrangement for an upcoming meeting.  He used his experience and expertise in logistics to come up with a recommendation that overcame some obstacles, met our Division Director's goals, and he even set-up the room as a live demonstration to present the concept.  He is always thinking outside the box about how to be the most efficient at his position. Thank you for all you do Dominic!"

Congratulations to those Celebrating Milestone Service Anniversaries!

We would like to congratulate those who are celebrating five or more years of service in the months of October, November, and December 2017!
Thank you for your service at SLU!

40 Years
  • Stephen G. Magoc, M.B.A.
  • Ethel Frese, D.P.T. 
35 Years

  • Joann M. Biehl 
  • Mary L. Busby
30 Years 
  • Debra Keith 
  • Eva M. Barringhaus 
  • Herschel E. Smith, Jr.
  • Lisa M. Zoia 
  • Jacqueline B. Elliot
  • Tim R. Randolph, Ph.D. 
  • Terrence K. Kelly, Ph.D. 
25 Years 
  • Cathy R. Hoskins
  • Denise M. Oppermann 
  • Joseph M. Steen
  • Karin L. Easter  
  • Barth E. Breneman 
  • Heidi A. Isreal, Ph.D. 
20 Years 
  • Anthony C. Barnes
  • Carol Stengel
  • Christopher C. King, Ph.D.
  • Debra K. Dill Garvin 
  • Eunice M. Douglas
  • Gregory A. Pass, Ph.D.
  • Jacqueline F. Spencer
  • Joan F. Beaty 
  • John P. Buerck, Ph.D.
  • Kathryn K. Lindsay, MSN, APRN, BC
  • William L. Gaston 
  • Pamela W. Granger
  • Paula J. Wills 
  • Robert J. Ray 
  • Robin B. Krueger 
15 Years
  • Dorothy A. Jordan
  • Emily K. Hines
  • James J. Deckert, MD
  • Jesus Reyes
  • Karen A. Askew
  • Linda D. Benson
  • Melissa G. Beckman  
  • Mirela D. Marcu, M.D.
  • Sergey Korolev, Ph.D.
  • Susan C. Eller 
  • Terrance C. Nash
  • Vikki Kociela, BSN
  • Yinyi Yu 
  • Karen Effinger 
10 Years

  • Angela D. Williams
  • Anna B. Smith 
  • April L. Grasle 
  • Arthur M. Williams 
  • Baoling Ying, M.D.
  • Barbara A. Phillips 
  • Catherine A. Swan 
  • Christina M. Mannix, M.D.
  • Danielle J. Gross 
  • Danielle Y. Johnson 
  • Darell D. Davis, Jr.
  • Deborah A. Crisler 
  • Diane M. Migneco 
  • Emily M. Massaro 
  • Evelyn M. Lower 
  • Jane F. Beckerle 
  • Jeffrey B. Whiting, M.D.
  • Julia F. Harris 
  • Kathleen J. O'Connell 
  • Linda C. Waller 
  • Lisa S. Thomas 
  • Louise R. McAfee 
  • Mark X. Steinlage 
  • Melinda L. Phipps 
  • Mickey Smith 
  • Miriam B. Rodin M.D., Ph.D.
  • Natalie N. Sevener 
  • Rajeswari R. Chintapalli, M.B.B.S.
  • Ronileau Cyril 
  • Sherry V. Leakes-Bailey 
  • Susan M. Caldwell
  • Michelle A. Barbieri 
  • Jennifer A. Matteson 
  • Steven J. Sanchez 
  • Deborah A. Williams 
  • Amy T. Marvin 
  • Kathleen S. Klebert 
  • Cynthia M. Roseman 
  • Agnieszka K. Lass-Napiorkowska Ph.D.
5 Years 

  • Adrienne M. McCarthy 
  • Allison R. Tabeta 
  • Amy K. Winker 
  • Candy K. Wyman 
  • Deborah J. Jaegers 
  • Elaina F. Osterbur, Ph.D.
  • Francisco A. Tobar 
  • Jacob B. Gossage 
  • Jasmin L. McGinty, M.D.
  • Julius C. Bynum 
  • Katharine J. Bax 
  • Kaveer K. Chatoorgoon, M.D.
  • LeAnn Upton 
  • Madeleine M. Rowe 
  • Margaret M. Dermody 
  • Matthew P. Hayden 
  • Melynda C. Pryor 
  • Nirav H. Patel M.D.
  • Pamela McFarland 
  • Pin Yue 
  • Ryan McGarry 
  • Sally A. Bowles 
  • Senahid Alic 
  • Sharonica Mitchom-Bundrent
  • Sarah A. Johnson 
  • Jennifer L. Masiulis 
  • Suzanne M. O'Sullivan 
  • Wael T. Shammah 
  • Rafael C. Quiroz 
  • Ashley Reynolds 
  • Molly A. Thompson 
  • Michele D. Streb 
  • Kirubahara R. Vaheesan M.D.
  • Kim Dobsch 
  • Brianne L. Burcke 
  • Jessica L. Ciccone 
  • Jo N. Cofer 
  • Sarah Gladson 
  • Imelda A. Cervantes

Sharilyn Bazile Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Sharilyn Bazile, Political Science, who received a SLU Spark! Sharilyn was recognized by Emmanuel Uwalaka, Political Science, for selflessly serving others. 

"I have  never observed Sharilyn Bazile wear any frown when asked by anybody for help beyond her workload as the department's administrative assistant. On August 14 I was moved by her usual selflessness, dedication, and attitude to work, when I arrived to our building around 8:00 am to start cleaning my office after a summer construction work. Sharilyn was already on the floor helping an ITS representative. I saw her carry bookcases from one office to mine to make room for a new occupant. I said, "no Sharilyn, you shouldn't be doing this!" She said, its okay, I can help. I took that over from her. She went from one office to another with lysol disinfectant cleaning desks and chairs.I was inspired by her. I borrowed the disinfectant and thoroughly cleaned my office. This was, indeed, the art of 'selfless mentoring'."

Jim Greathouse Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Jim Greathouse, Learning & Development, who received a SLU Spark! Jim was recognized by Debbie Dill Garvin, Stewardship, for serving others. 

"Jim is always available to help people who have questions regarding software programs or if they need assistance with creating different files.  He makes time to help people even if he is in the middle of a project.  He goes above and beyond to assist in helping with the issue or project and coming up with a solution.   He always has a great attitude and makes you laugh along the way. He is an asset to the University and shows compassion toward others."

Loretta Edwards Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Loretta Edwards, Financial Office-Medical Center, who received a SLU Spark. Loretta was recognized by Matt Olwig, Medical School, for serving others. 

"Thanks Loretta for your help with the Billiken buy process. -- Matt"

Ryan Baker Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Ryan Baker, ITS, who received a SLU Spark! Ryan was recognized by Jim Greathouse, Learning & Development, for serving others and pursuing excellence. 

"On Thursday, October 19, HR Learning & Development hosted the annual conference of  the Association for Talent Development, Saint Louis Chapter (ATD St. Louis).  There were several presenters in various breakout groups who needed tech assistance as well as the general sessions. Ryan made sure he was available for all the events, scrambling at the last minute to resolve technical needs people would request.  He was never more than a phone call away and arrived within minutes to resolve any issues.  His dedication to Serving Others as well as he desire for Pursing Excellence is a true example of what the SLU Sparks program is designed to recognize.  Thank you Ryan for making sure all the technical needs were so quickly resolved." 

Aline Tanios Received a SLU Spark!

Congratulations to Aline Tanios, Pediatrics, who received a SLU Spark! Aline was recognized by Lisa Owens, Pediatrics, for serving others.

"I would like to recognize Dr. Tanios for always being warm, kind and compassionate to everyone she comes across. In my interactions with her and in my observations, she is exceptionally warm and supportive in a way that makes everyone around her comfortable. She is always striving to make sure everyone feels welcome and valued and is focused on building a team and working together. She always has a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. Thank you Dr. Tanios for being so amazing and making everyone feel like they are a valued and important member of your team!" 

Congratulations to those Celebrating Milestone Service Anniversaries!

We would like to congratulate those who are celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 40, 45, and 60 years of service in August and September 2017!
Thank you for your service at SLU!
60 Years
  • Paul A. Young 
45 Years 
  • Duane P. Grandgenett, Ph.D.
  • Ellen F. Harshman
40 Years
  • Bruce A. Kowert, Ph.D.
  • Henry M. Ordower, J.D.
  • Stanley D. Davis
35 Years
  • Scott R. Safranski
30 Years
  • Charlotte S. Robinson
  • Cynthia R. Fredrick 
  • James A. Romanchuk 
  • Krishnaswamy Ravindra, Ph.D.
  • Lawrence Biondi, S.J.
  • Lois C. Hamrick, Ph.D.
  • Russell D. Blyth, Ph.D.
  • William T. Rebore, Ph.D.
25 Years
  • Angela M. Jouglard
  • Anthony P. Asberry 
  • Daniel F. Hoft M.D., Ph.D.
  • David J. Stoddard 
  • Donald V. Stump, Ph.D.
  • Eleonore A. Stump, Ph.D.
  • Elizabeth R. Lawrence 
  • Ewa D. Heyduk
  • Frank J. Coffey
  • Jane F. Eckstein 
  • Kent G. LeVan 
  • Mary A. Barrale 
  • Michal J. Rozbicki, Ph.D.
  • Mindy R. Brown 
  • Susan A. Torretta
  • Susan C. Tebb, Ph.D.
  • Terrance M. Egan
  • Terri L. Wriley 
  • Thomas F. Madden, Ph.D.
  • Tomasz Heyduk
  • William R. Rehg, S.J.
20 Years

  • Brett A. Boyle, Ph.D.
  • Carolyn F. Williams
  • Colleen A. McCluskey, Ph.D.
  • Darrin M. Speegle, Ph.D.
  • Donald M. Linhorst, Ph.D.
  • Eric L. Morgan-Cox 
  • Hongxin Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Janet L. Oberle 
  • Janet Santen 
  • Janine A. Meyer 
  • Karla J. Mosby 
  • Martha H. Allen, M.A.
  • Michelle L. Rogers 
  • Sam M. Kelner 
  • Stephen J. Casmier, Ph.D.
  • Toby R. Benis, Ph.D.
  • Warren Treadgold, Ph.D.
15 Years
  • Bobbette S. Penrod 
  • Brenda S. Feldmeier 
  • Cara E. Christanell 
  • Carol L. Beckel 
  • Chen Gao PhD
  • Christina M. Tighe, M.A.
  • Christine E. Rollins, J.D.
  • Christine M. Werner, Ph.D., PA-C, RD
  • Crystal Knoll 
  • Cynthia D. Wise 
  • Daniel M. Haybron, Ph.D.
  • David M. Letscher, Ph.D.
  • Delia M. King 
  • Gretchen W. Arnold, Ph.D.
  • Helen W. Lach, Ph.D.
  • Irene L. Graham, M.D.
  • Joanne C. Langan, Ph.D.
  • John T. James, Ed.D
  • Jonathan C. Smith, Ph.D.
  • Joseph R. Salerno, Ph.D.
  • Joy B. Eslick 
  • Katherine C. MacKinnon, Ph.D.
  • Kiana M. Wilder 
  • Kimberly K. Powlishta, Ph.D.
  • Kyle K. Mitchel,l Ph.D.
  • Medhat M. Osman, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Nancy S. Rancilio 
  • Pamela A. Jackson 
  • Sharron Pollack, M.F.A.
  • Sherri L. Koehm 
  • Sherry D. Wright-Gully 
  • Susan C. Brower-Toland, Ph.D.
  • Susan L. Thompson
10 Years
  • Angela M. Coleman 
  • Anthony J. Minor 
  • April R. Trees, Ph.D.
  • Ashish Srivastava, Ph.D.
  • Benjamin K. Smyth 
  • Bishnu P. Devkota, M.B.B.S.
  • Bradley Bailey, Ph.D.
  • Bryan W. Sokol, Ph.D.
  • Carolyn M. Von Der Lancken, M.S.N.
  • Cheryl L. Cooper 
  • Daniel V. Kozlowski, Ph.D.
  • Eustaquio Araujo, D.D.S.
  • Gail Wechsler 
  • Gary Schrader 
  • Grant A. Kaplan, Ph.D.
  • Guangyong Peng, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Heather L. Brock 
  • Istvan Z. Kiss, Ph.D.
  • Jane E. Tenquist, M.D.
  • Janine A. Shoemaker 
  • Jennifer E. Ohs, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer R. Rust, Ph.D.
  • Jessica M. Seavers 
  • Jintong Tang, Ph.D.
  • Joanne L. Thanavaro, DNP
  • John J. Dombrowski, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Jonathan D. Burch 
  • Jonathan M. Bell 
  • Kathrin A. Eliot, Ph.D.
  • Kevin R. Mahoney, M.D.
  • Maggie L. Scott 
  • Maria Turnbough 
  • Mark W. McQuilling, Ph.D.
  • Mark W. McQuilling, Ph.D.
  • Mary S. Krieg 
  • Matthew A. Carlson, Ph.D.
  • Megan E. Greathouse Gause 
  • Michael C. Milster 
  • Michael S. Briscoe 
  • Mitul B. Shah, M.D.
  • Nancy S. Childrey 
  • Naresh Bansal, Ph.D.
  • Natalie R. Brinkley 
  • Nichole D. Rigmaiden 
  • Nitish Singh, Ph.D.
  • Noelle E. Fearn, Ph.D.
  • Nola K. Johnsen 
  • Olga B. Carlin 
  • Phyllis Weliver, Ph.D.
  • Rebecca A. Lorenz, Ph.D.
  • Sara A. Bauman 
  • Sarah E. Bauer, M.A., M.Ed.
  • Sonya M. Harris 
  • Therese A. Heidemann 
  • Tiffani J. Jones 
  • Timothy P. Eichler, Ph.D.
  • Tony W. Buchanan, Ph.D.
  • Vanessa Y. Williams 
  • Velma D. Fulks 
  • Vickey Goelzhauser 
  • Wanda G. Arnold-Reid 
  • Wanda G. Guyton 
  • Wenyan Xiao, Ph.D.
  • William A. Mitchell, III, M.D.
  • Xu Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yan Sun, Ph.D.
  • Yolinda D. Washington 

5 Years 
  • Alyssa N. Wilson, Ph.D.
  • Amanda M. Reed, Ed.M.
  • Annemarie K. Loth, M.D.
  • Ashley D. Schmuke, M.S.N.
  • Brian K. Sholl, Ph.D.
  • Carole R. Baskin, DVM, M.Sc.
  • Carolyn D. Brasfield 
  • Cathy W. Koetting, D.N.P.
  • Challis J. Kinnucan, Ph.D.
  • Chandra M. Piper 
  • Christopher S. Collins, S.J.
  • Dana Hellebusch 
  • Daniel B. Freeman, Ph.D.
  • Daniel L. Smith, Ph.D.
  • Deborah N. Artman, M.S.N., M.P.H. 
  • Deepashree Gupta, M.B.B.S.
  • Edith M. Brown 
  • Ellen N. Borowiak 
  • Elma Haurdic 
  • Emily M. Gunn, M.S.N.
  • Emily S. Lutenski, Ph.D.
  • Haijun Gong, Ph.D.
  • Hong Xian, Ph.D.
  • James L. Edwards, Ph.D.
  • James T. Gill, Ph.D.
  • Janet A. Moore 
  • Jefferson K. Dryden, D.O.
  • Jeffrey T. Wickes, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer A. Petruso 
  • Jeremy S. Nagle 
  • Jinyun Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Judith Colyott 
  • Justin M. Vilbig 
  • Kathleen M. Carril, M.S.N.
  • Kathryn M. Fernandez 
  • Kimberly D. McRoberts 
  • Linda J. Shaw MD, MSSW
  • Magdalena Kroemer
  • Martha A. McGeehon 
  • Mary K. Bartlett 
  • Marya L. Strand, M.D.
  • Matthew J. Wesselschmidt 
  • Megan C. Unland 
  • Michael D. Markee 
  • Morgan R. Schroeder 
  • Nisha Mangalat, M.D.
  • Palash Bera, Ph.D.
  • Richard A. Nickel 
  • Robert L. McNair 
  • Ryan Wilson 
  • Sagun D. Goyal, M.D.
  • Samantha L. Marquard, M.S.N., M.P.H.
  • Saul D. Robinson, M.M.E.
  • Scott A. Sell, Ph.D.
  • Sofia B. Chaudhry, M.D.
  • Steven E. Rigdon, Ph.D.
  • Susan E. Crawford, D.O.
  • Tabitha M. Crawford-Obialo 
  • Takako Nomi, Ph.D.
  • Theodosios Alexander 
  • Thomas W. Doellman, Ph.D.
  • Tracy L. Moore 
  • Van Harris 
  • Verna L. Ferguson, Ph.D.