Thumbs Up

"Thumbs Up" gives faculty and staff the chance to recognize others on campus for a job well done.

This week's "Thumbs Up" go to:

Brian Ingle, Craig Wolter and John Duncan

Brian Ingle, Craig Wolter and John Duncan (all Operations and Maintenance): The Chemistry Department appreciates the effort of Brian Ingle, Craig Wolter and John Duncan to accomplish an electrical project under a tight time constraint. With the arrival of a new professor and classes starting soon, Brian, Craig and John were able to help prepare his lab for research on schedule. On behalf of the Chemistry Department, thank you for a great job. -- Ned Gangwer (Chemistry)

Building Services Zone 5 staff, Hal Oliver, Kevin Thedans, Kurt Stull, Dave Lucas, Terry Ashlock, Joe Arnett and Chris Marks

Building Services Zone 5 staff, Hal Oliver (Operations and Maintenance), Kevin Thedans (Radiological and Environmental Management), Kurt Stull (Buildings and Grounds), Dave Lucas (Operations and Maintenance), Terry Ashlock (Buildings and Grounds), Joe Arnett (Utilities Distribution) and Chris Marks (Water Works): 
Thanks to all the Physical Facilities employees who responded immediately to the flood in Lynn Hall on Aug. 8. I've never seen so many gallons of water cleaned up so quickly! Everyone was so helpful to our staff in the affected offices and labs, helping to get their areas cleaned up and back in order. Special thanks to Hal Oliver and the Zone 5 crew, and Kevin Thedans for keeping me informed about what the next steps would be in the cleanup. Also, thanks for parking your vehicles in neat lines so that access to our loading dock and surrounding parking area was not interrupted. It was so reassuring to witness the response and know we were taken care of. -- Lee Ann Happ (College of Veterinary Medicine)

General Labor crew, Tom Brown, Krannert Computing Center staff, Scott Hanthorne and Telephone Office staff

General Labor crew, Tom Brown (Krannert School of Management), Krannert Computing Center staff, Scott Hanthorne (Operations and Maintenance) and Telephone Office staff: Thank you so much for assisting with a move of nine offices at once last week. The move went very smoothly, and the occupants were pleased to be without computers and phones only for 24 hours. Thank you all. I couldn't do it without you! -- Joyce Fuller (Krannert School of Management)

Michaela Patt

Michaela Patt (Intercollegiate Athletics): Michaela helped resolve an issue with the Boilermaker Seatbacks Web page and was able to take my credit information over the phone. Michaela put a human face/voice on a technical problem and personified customer assistance here at Purdue. -- Mary Jo Turley (Purdue retiree and volunteer for the Welcome Center)

Purdue's Talent Acquisition Team and Human Resources

Purdue's Talent Acquisition Team and Human Resources: I want to thank Purdue's Talent Acquisition Team and Human Resources for a very successful program called 'Moving Forward in Four.' Thank you all for your hard work, dedication and time spent on each class. I truly appreciated your expertise, energy and your assistance during each workshop. Thank you for all you do for Purdue! -- Melissa Schwartz (Human Development and Family Studies)

Scott Brand

Scott Brand (Agricultural and Biological Engineering): We have one of the older buildings on campus (ABE) and the list of things that need to be fixed is constantly growing. Scott has plenty of other responsibilities, but he comes in early and works around other things to take care of the 'little' things that make our work environment so much more pleasant. We are fortunate to have him as our building deputy. -- Carol Weaver (Agricultural and Biological Engineering)

Wade Cadwallader, Phil Qualio and Eric Frost

Wade Cadwallader, Phil Qualio and Eric Frost (all College of Engineering): A big 'Thumbs Up' to Wade, Phil and Eric for the great job they did in getting Environmental and Ecological Engineering moved into a new location in Potter. Without their hard work (including moving furniture, arranging for painters, cleaning, etc.) we would not have been able to move in so quickly. We started discussing our move at the end of May and by the beginning of August we had moved. That is a short time frame in which to have gotten done everything that needed to get done. Our new office suite is great and we are enjoying it! --Nina Robinson (Environmental and Ecological Engineering)

Wyatt Carmony

Wyatt Carmony (Grounds): A huge thanks to Wyatt and the street crew for the great job they consistently do with signage needs on campus. They have provided exemplary customer service to our office and ultimately the campus population. This summer was definitely a challenge with garage repairs in Grant Street, the replacement of elevators in both Northwestern Avenue and Wood Street garages and the Harrison Street Garage completion. Wyatt and his crew were awesome with making themselves available for relocating reserve parking spaces as necessary and getting signage in the Harrison Street Garage posted for the opening. Thanks from Parking Facilities for many jobs well done! -- Susan Black (Parking Facilities)

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