2005 Management & Staff Emeritus Winners Named


President Michael Ortiz and Staff Council have selected 12 winners for the annual Management and Staff Emeritus Awards. The campus community is invited to attend a ceremony to honor the award winners on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2-4 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major C.

Established in 1981, this honor is awarded to retiring staff employees who have worked on campus for at least 10 years (retiring between July 1, 2004 and June 30, 2005) and have demonstrated outstanding job performance, support of university programs and involvement in campus activities.

The 2005 winners are:

  • GeeGee (Virginia) Crews, I&IT Operations, 24 years of service
  • Mady (Madelena) Bastian, Student Affairs, 36 years of service
  • Sue (Ellen) Benny, University Library , 35 years of service
  • Dolly (Delia) Cochran, I&IT Support, 20 years of service
  • Diana Eddington, The Collins School of Hospitality Management, 17 years of service
  • Gary Fredericksen, Student Affairs, 28 (34 in CSU) years of service
  • Sally Galvan, President's Office, 18 years of service
  • Anita Klein, President's Office, 42 years of service
  • Lyn Rankin, Biological Sciences, 37.8 years of service
  • Connie Rodriguez, Children's Center, 13 years of service
  • Timothy Shoemaker, Biological Sciences, 16 years of service
  • Laura Topalian, Learning Resource Center, 28 years of service

As award winners, emeriti are granted certain privileges such as free parking, use of the University Library, free admission to campus events (i.e., athletic, music and theatre events, the Arabian Horse Show), use of campus recreational, dining services and social facilities (including gym, swimming pool and Bronco Student Center), access to the Cal Poly Pomona e-mail account and discount coupons.