EPT '16: A Closer Look at the Honorary and Faculty Honororees

Honorary Inductees:

This year's Epsilon Pi Tau initiation class included 9 members of our local community who demonstrated the spirit of the honor society's commitment to excellence to students and their preparation as practitioners of the technology professions.  From backgrounds including both the public and private sectors, congratulations to this year's group!

  • Sabrina Beck, Owner & VP of Business Development, Altek Electronics
  • Lisa Szewczul, VP of Environment, Healthy & Safety, United Technologies
  • Dr. Kelli Vallieres, President/CEO, Sound Manufacturing
  • Kittakone Panasay, Sr. Airframe Design Engineer, Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Dr. Estela Lopez, Provost & Sr. VP of Academic & Student Affairs, CT Board of Regents
  • Dr. Paul Broadie II, President, Housatonic Community College
  • Dr. James Mulrooney, Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Science & Technology, CCSU
  • Tracy Ariel, Director of Advanced Manufacturing Centers, CT Board of Regents
  • Michelle Hall, Project Director, CAMI, CT Board of Regents

Faculty Inductees

Three faculty Inductees were also recognized for their contributions this year:

  • Dr. Mobin Rastgar Agah, Engineering Program Coordinator, Norwalk Community College
  • Michael Gentry, Engineering Faculty, Three Rivers Community College
  • Dr. Douglas Hoffman, Math Faculty, Northwestern CT Community College

Distinguished Service Award

And our Executive Director, Dr. Karen Wosczyna-Birch, was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award by EPT's Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Howell!  Dr. Wosczyna-Birch is the only Gamma Phi chapter member to receive such a distinction!