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Life Pacific University awarded several members of our staff and faculty for their service to the institution. These godly men and women have served in their respective roles at LPU for at least 5 years, and have been instrumental in the development, growth, and increased effectiveness of the institution over the years. LPU is deeply grateful for each of these members of the staff and faculty and it is an honor to recognize and award them for excellence in their field.

5 Year Service Award

  • Jeffrey Bird, M.B.A., Assistant Professor and Chair of Business Administration and Organizational Management.
  • Tannise Collymore, Executive Assistant to the Provost.
  • Dr. Steven Felix-Jager, Program Chair and Associate Professor of Worship Arts and Media.
  • Joy Huynh, Payroll and HR Specialist.
  • Maria McCracken, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life.
  • Davs Nuiami, Director of Athletics and Sports Communication.
  • Dr. Daniel Ruarte, Provost.

6 Years of Service Award

  • Luke Kosmas, Assistant Director of Residence Life and Academic Support Center Coordinator. \
  • Dr. Dorothy Kropf, Dean of Online Instruction and Chair of General Education.
  • Melissa Montenegro, Assistant Registrar.

8 Years of Service Award

  • Josh Ortega, M.A., Head Librarian.
  • George Bostanic, M.A., Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Student Life.

9 Years of Service Award

  • Andrew Hawksworth, M.F.A., Chair of Arts, Media, and Communications.
  • Carissa Hawksworth, M.A., Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.

20 Years of Service Award

  • Dr. Angie Richey, LPU President.

25 Years of Service Award

  • Scott Martz, M.A., LPUVA Site Director.
  • Amber Burnett, Senior Registrar.

Congratulations to all!