Harrisburg Adjunct Honored for Distinguished Service
Web Editor - Published: May 7, 2010
Dean Linda L. Ammons and Harrisburg Vice Dean Robyn L. Meadows honored adjunct Professor MaryKay Rauenzahn ‘93 with the Adjunct Faculty Distinguished Service Award at the 2010 Harrisburg Adjunct Faculty Dinner on the evening of Thursday, May 6th, 2010.

The program, which honored all of the Harrisburg campus adjunct faculty members, opened with a welcome from Dean Ammons. Vice Dean Meadows presented Professor Rauenzahn with the award.

MaryKay Rauenzahn has taught Workers’ Compensation Law at Widener Law’s Harrisburg campus since 2000. A graduate of Duquesne University, Rauenzahn earned her J.D. as a member of the first evening class at Widener Law’s Harrisburg campus, graduating cum laude in 1993. After graduation, Professor Rauenzahn practiced in the areas of workers’ compensation and social security law with the Law Offices of Cook and Niven and later the Prince Law Office in Lebanon. A trained mediator, she volunteers at the Lancaster Mediation Center and mediates workers’ compensation claims for the Department of Labor and Industry. From 1998-2009, she also served as a pro bono attorney for Mid Penn Legal Services. In April of 2009, she took the position of Director of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication.