DeSales University Names Employees of the Year
Center Valley, Pa., -(April 16, 2002) - Laura Antonson of Easton, Pa., and Deborah Booros of Allentown, Pa., were named Employees of the Year at DeSales University during the annual employee appreciation dinner held today.
Antonson is a book buyer for the campus bookstore.
"Laura has been a friend to our students, an advisor to our faculty and an inspiration to her co-workers," said Michael Duffy, director of bookstore operations. "She constantly strives to improve not only the campus store and the services that we provide, but also her knowledge and abilities to better serve the University."
Antonson has been an employee of DeSales for twelve years. She has also been a Great Valley Girl Scout Leader for fifteen years and received the volunteer of the year award in 1996 and leader of the year award in 2000. She lives with her husband Michael, and daughters Kate and Allison.
Booros, associate dean of Life Long Learning, has been with the DeSales Access Program for 13 years. As associate dean, she administers the Access Program at the Center Valley as well as off-site locations including the University's Easton Area Campus and works with the dean and department chairs to recruit, hire, and train adjunct faculty.
"My years at DeSales have been full and rewarding both professionally and personally and have brought me numerous challenges and many new and rewarding friendships," says Booros. "I am extremely proud to be part of this University and deeply grateful and honored by this award."
Booros teaches Principles of Marketing as a DeSales adjunct faculty member in the Business Department. She lives her husband Jim. The Employee of the Year Award is given annually to a professional and a support staff member for outstanding service. Recipients are distinguished for their commitment to the University's mission; witness to the values for which the university stands, and service marked by such characteristics as effort, skill, positive attitude, and, creativity.
Press Release: DeSales University Names Employees of the Year | Posted on: 4/16/2002
For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive Director of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034
610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu