Kuldeep Puppala of Jericho has been hired as assistant vice president for institutional research and assessment at SUNY Old Westbury. He had a similar position at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.


EW Howell Construction Group in Plainview has made five promotions.

Paul O’Rourke of Oceanside, executive vice president, is now executive vice president/chief operating officer.

Daniel Williams of North Babylon, controller, is now chief financial officer.

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Michael Johneas of Jericho, vice president, is now executive vice president.

Denise Orlando of Deer Park, marketing coordinator, is now marketing director.

Michelle Pressley of North Babylon, project assistant, is now office manager.

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