Campus News

Service Awards Banquet

May 12, 2014

Communications Staff

People gathered for a banquet in a large empty room, applauding
President Marvin Krislov (right) congratulates Professor of Politics Ron Kahn for 45 years of employment at Oberlin College. The recognition took place during the college’s annual banquet that celebrates employees who have worked at Oberlin for 25 years or more. This year’s celebration took place in the Science Center Commons on Thursday, April 29.
Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83

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