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For Immediate Release

Sept. 15, 2009

Contact: Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King Fry (419) 995-8671

Ohio State Lima introduces new staff to campus

New staff welcomed throughout the year; introduced officially at Opening Day Meeting Sept. 23.

Grace Brown, Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor

Grace Brown began work in the Ohio State Lima Admissions Office December 2008.In her work, Grace will be leading recruiting efforts in Auglaize County and along the I-75 corridor south to Dayton. She will also work with transfer students in their transitions to Ohio State and serve as a financial aid counselor. Before her hire, Grace worked in the Admission Office as a student worker from 2006 on. Originally from the Bellefontaine area, Grace now lives in Lima.

Meredith Kincaid, Admissions Counselor

Meredith Kincaid began work in the Ohio State Lima Admissions Office in June 2009, coming to campus shortly after her graduation from the University of Toledo where she earned a BA in Communications and worked in the UT Admissions office for three years as a student worker. In her new job, Meredith will be focusing on recruiting efforts in Putnam County and then north along the I-75 corridor to Toledo. She will also take the lead in organizing special recruitment events both on and off campus. Meredith is a native of Columbus Grove.

Julie Paxton, Human Resources Associate

Julie Paxton returned to Ohio State Lima in April 2009 as a Human Resources Associate after nearly nine years at the Allen County Extension Office. Before her work at the Extension Office she actually began her Ohio State career working for the Lima campus Admissions Office. Julie holds two Associate Degrees, including one in Computer Programming. Julie currently lives in Lima.

Marc Pescosolido, Facilities Supervisor

Marc Pescosolido joined Ohio State Lima as Facilities Supervisor in October 2008 after many years of work with local electrical contractors. In addition to his work experience, Marc brings a long record of participation in education to the campus. He has taught electrical classes for Solutions, Inc., the continuing education division of James A. Rhodes State College. Also, he was elected to the Perry School Board in 2005 and serves as the Perry School Districtís representative to the Apollo School Board.

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