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Colleagues captured smiles and memories at the "In Gratitude of your Service" reception held for employees who take leave DePaul University at the end of the academic year.
Warm hugs and smiles were the best way to express gratitude and appreciation for the many years of dedicated service from the many colleagues who will be leaving DePaul.
Saying goodbye is bittersweet, but a keepsake selfie makes for a timeless memory.
Mark Laboe, associate vice president for faculty and staff engagement in Mission and Ministry, offered heartfelt remarks and a moment of reflection at the reception.
Faculty, staff and honored guests listen to remarks and introductions of the colleagues who will be taking leave of DePaul.
President Rob Manuel offered his thanks and gratitude to those taking leave of DePaul for their years of dedicated service to the DePaul community.
Faculty and staff were invited to the “In Gratitude for your Service” reception to share their appreciation and support to the many hardworking and dedicated community members who have left an indelible mark on DePaul University.
Each colleague was recognized for their years of service and commitment to DePaul University.
Attendees give a round of applause to all DePaul colleagues who are leaving at the end of the month.
Nadia Coloma, communications analyst in the Driehaus College of Business, rises as her name is called at the reception.
Tom Judge, chaplain in the Division of Mission and Ministry presents a Shared Coin to Kris Hansen, community and government relations manager.
Colleagues who will be leaving DePaul share a "high-five" moment at the reception.
The reception was a warm send-off to the many dedicated employees who will leave DePaul.
Karen Loiacono, senior administrative assistant in the department of environmental science and studies, proudly rises after being introduced at the reception.
Sandra Tanksley, academic advising assistant in the College of Education, left, congratulates Felicia Richardson-McGee, assistant dean of assessment, accreditation and international program management in the Driehaus College of Business, at the farewell reception.
Martin Williams, technician in Information Services, happily receives a round of applause at the farewell reception in Cortelyou Commons.
The Rev. Guillermo “Memo” Campuzano C.M., vice president of Mission and Ministry, offered a prayer and a blessing upon all those leaving DePaul as they begin a new chapter.
Mary Bridget Kustusch, assistant professor of physics in the College of Science and Health, performed an a capella farewell song to the honorees at the reception.
Close to 40 DePaul employees, accounting for hundreds of years of service and institutional knowledge, take a moment to pose for a group photo at the reception.