Dietz Celebrates 25 Years at Penn State DuBois
DuBois – Chuck Dietz of DuBois has been recognized for 25 years of service at Penn State DuBois. As a maintenance mechanic, Dietz helps to keep campus operations running smoothly. He maintains electrical, plumbing, communications and alarm systems. His other duties include landscaping, snow removal and building maintenance. Dietz is also an alumnus of Penn State DuBois, having earned his Associate in Business Degree at the campus in 1978.
Following university tradition, Dietz was presented with a 25 Year Chair, a watch, and a plaque commemorating his years of service. Upon making the presentation, Chancellor Anita McDonald said, "Chuck has contributed a great deal to this campus beyond his role in the Technical Services department. He is helpful to our students and I particularly enjoy talking with him about the campus history. In fact, I have asked him to serve on the 75th Anniversary Committee as we plan our celebration for 2010."
Dietz, who started working at Penn State DuBois in 1984, is also the staff representative on the Executive Steering Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Campus Space Committee and the Swift Building Renovation Committee. His commitment to the campus has also been acknowledged by the Student Government Association, which presented Dietz with the Lion's Pride Award in 2008. He also received the Outstanding Technical Service Staff Award in 2005.
After 25 years, Dietz still enjoys his days at Penn State DuBois as much as he ever has. "The thing I like best about working here at the campus is the friendly atmosphere and seeing new students arrive each year," he said.
Dietz has two sons who are both students at Penn State DuBois. Shane, 22, majors in Human Development and Family Studies. Timothy, 19, is an Information Science and Technology major.