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Cornell Law School Honors Staff at 2018 Community Luncheon and Service Awards

Ithaca, NEW YORK, July 2, 2018

On June 6, the annual Law School Community Luncheon and Staff Service Recognition Awards brought together staff and faculty to celebrate another successful school year and to honor staff members who have reached employment milestones. This year’s event was catered by Luna, “Inspired Street Food,” and was held in Purcell Courtyard under the tent set up for Reunion.

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Jens Ohlin, vice dean and professor of law, thanked the staff for their dedication and contributions to the school and presented awards to thirteen staff members for their five or more years of service.

2018 Staff Honorees:

  • Kathy Church, Building Care, Facilities—20 years
  • Ben Lem, Network Administrator—20 years
  • Dawne Peacock, Director of International Programs—15 years
  • Heather Simkin, Administrative Assistant, Alumni Affairs—15 years
  • Lyndsey Clark, Faculty Administrative Assistant—10 years
  • Carol Clune, Evening Supervisor and Stacks Manager, Law Library—10 years
  • Kristine Hoffmeister, Director of Alumni Affairs & Special Events Coordinator—10 years
  • Valarie Kimber, Administrative Coordinator, Legal Information Institute—10 years
  • Connie Pendergast, JD Admissions Coordinator & Administrative Manager—10 years
  • Christian Shaffmeister, Associate Director, Annual Fund—10 years
  • Travis Beeman, Building Care, Facilities—5 years
  • Daniel Blackaby, Technology Services Librarian—5 years
  • Christine Price, Recruitment Coordinator, Career Services—5 years