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Honors and commemoration

April 11, 2017 2:30 PM
Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu

Each year the university takes time to honor staff members celebrating milestone employment anniversaries. This year the Service Recognition Event was held at The Roosevelt Hotel and honored the President’s Staff Excellence and Departmental/Team Excellence Award winners.     

The 35-year honorees, Lisa Leblanc, left, and Kay George show off their certificates of recognition following the event.
President’s Staff Excellence Awards sit in the Crescent City Ballroom at the The Roosevelt Hotel during the Service Recognition Event on Friday.
Tulane President Mike Fitts tries on the hat of Kenneth Blackburn, a 35-year employee in veterinary medicine at the Tulane National Primate Research Center.
Christina Wallace, Director of Customer Relations with Human Resources, hands out items commemorating years of service to a honoree at the event.
John Doheny and his jazz trio entertain the crowd of staffers who reached milestone anniversaries of anywhere from five to 35 years of service at Tulane, as well as recipients of the President’s Staff Excellence and President’s Departmental/Team Excellence Awards.
Staff Excellence Award recipients are honored during the ceremony.
Members of the Case Management Team Julia Broussard, left, Alison Cofrancesco, center, and Benjamin Dorris walk to the stage to be recognized for their 2016 President’s Departmental/Team Excellence Award.