OU's EHS Program, alumni recognized by ASSE

OU's EHS Program, alumni recognized by American Society of Safety Engineers
OU ASSE EHS Awards
From left: Geena Tacconelli, who accepted the ASSE award on behalf of Erika Cleary; Mary Asher; ASSE President Jim Smith; Richard Olawoyin, assistant professor, Environmental Health & Safety; Patrick Frazee, adjunct instructor and director of Environmental Health & Safety; ASSE Past President Dr. Darryl Hill, and Kevin Ball, dean of the School of Health Sciences.

Jim Smith, president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and Dr. Darryl Hill, past president of the ASSE, visited Oakland University on Thursday, Oct. 5 to recognize the university’s Environmental Health & Safety Program, and to present awards to EHS alumni Mary Asher and Erika Cleary, who were recognized for outstanding undergraduate research.

Asher accepted the award with her father, while Geena Tacconelli accepted the award on behalf of Cleary, who was unable to attend.

Smith also presented an award recognizing OU’s EHS Program for “excellence in research, scholarship and service.” Patrick Frazee, adjunct instructor and director of EHS, accepted the award.