Farewell after 22 years: Retirement recap

Dianne Bystrom
Dianne Bystrom

On Aug. 10, Dianne Bystrom was celebrated during a retirement party coordinated by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the ISU Alumni Center. Attendees enjoyed a video farewell compiled of short clips from colleagues, friends, Catt Center supporters, and current and former staff and students prepared by the college's Communications staff.

Guests at the reception included long-time Iowa State alumni and Catt Center supporters Joni Urenn Axel (second from left) and John Axel (right), shown here with Keith and Dianne Bystrom.
Guests at the reception included Iowa State alumni and long-time Catt Center supporters Joni Urenn Axel (second from left) and John Axel (right), shown here with Keith and Dianne Bystrom.
Bystrom and reception guests watch the video prepared by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Communications staff.
Bystrom and reception guests watch the video prepared by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Communications staff.
In her farewell speech, Bystrom thanked her friends, colleagues, Catt Center donors and family for their support during her 22 years as director.
In her farewell speech, Bystrom thanked her friends, colleagues, Catt Center donors and family for their support during her 22 years as director.
Bystrom (third from left) poses with current Catt Center staff members Kristine Perkins, Sue Cloud and Kelly Winfrey.
Bystrom (third from left) poses with current Catt Center staff members Kristine Perkins, Sue Cloud and Kelly Winfrey.
Bystrom poses with Catt Center students Zoey Shipley and Cody Woodruff at the reception.
Bystrom poses with Catt Center students Zoey Shipley and Cody Woodruff at the reception.