Retirees Receive a Spirited Virtual Sendoff

A combined 146 years of service were celebrated February 24, 2021 at a spring retirement event.   Hosted by Interim Dean Russell Melchert, the virtual event recognized the service and loyalty of four retiring faculty and staff and included many enjoyable anecdotes and memories from their supervisors and coworkers. Honored by colleagues, students, family and friends were: Romualdo (Roy) Abella, Dental Maintenance, for 35 years of service, Sharon Codilla, Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry, 38 years of service, Dr. Gary McReynolds, Department of Restorative Clinical Sciences, 39 years of service, Lynn Prine, Radiology, 8 years of service and Dr. Richard Prine, Department of Restorative Clinical Sciences, for 26 years of service.  Each received a commemorative photo of the school personalized with wishes from their colleagues.