Northwood University Hosts 2013 Annual Employee Service Awards

On Tuesday, November 12, Northwood University hosted its annual employee service awards in the NADA Hotel & Conference Center. This year Northwood honored employees for five to 35 years of continuous or combined service to the University.

35 years: Jamie Burns, Saginaw.

30 years: Betty Beckham, Midland.

25 years: Tina Brisbois, Midland; John Paulus, Midland; John Kilbourn, Freeland.

20 years: Pat Riepma, Midland; Charles Franklin, Midland.

15 years: Margaret Colarelli, Midland; Theresa Dennings, Birch Run; Dave Marsh, Midland; Sue Nowicki, Saginaw; Jerri Pelletier, Midland; Patricia Armstrong, Auburn; Doug Carter, St. Johns; Gordon Glazier, Auburn; Troy Wentz, Midland.

10 years: Jill Ouellette, Clare; Dale Robbins, Sanford; Karla Spaeth, Midland; Teresa Sullivan, Midland; Ron Dubrul, Midland; Travis McCurdy, Midland; Stephanie Osborn, Montrose; Jennifer Rose, Coleman; Christie Wright, Sanford.

5 years: Ronald Browne, Midland; Clifford Harris, Saginaw; Ron Roth, Midland; Rachel Spears, Midland; Weikang (Ken) Wang, Midland; Tamara Angell, Midland; Erick Arnold, Freeland; Brett Blythe, Grand Rapids; Patrick Callaghan, Bloomfield Hills; Michael Coty, Midland; Brian Cruickshank, Midland and Lacanada, CA; Betty Gillespie, Bay City; Amanda Godwin, Midland; Linda Henderson, South Lyon; Shalon Nieman, St. Charles; Mamiko Reeves, Midland; David Sanford, Saginaw; Victor Theisen, Saginaw; Alice Parsons, Midland; Michelle Perri, Lansing.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.