"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:
Chris Cowden (Office of the Provost): I have been with the University for only a little over a month. During that time, Chris has been very helpful to me. She has spent quite a bit of time with me just showing me how to do things. She is always kind and patient and willing to help. No matter how busy she may be, she is always approachable. I always know that I can go to her for questions. I appreciate her willingness to help me learn. Thanks so much! -- Amy Klutzke (Office of the Provost)
Everyone who helped clean up and restore Cary West Hall after Jan. 5 water leak: Thanks to everyone who helped mitigate, clean up and restore Cary West Hall after a water leak on the evening of Jan. 5. Thanks to the PUFD for responding so quickly and getting the water turned off. Thanks to the Building Services Emergency Response Team for arriving in a timely fashion with the equipment and staff to begin cleaning. Thanks to those from Operations and Maintenance for their help putting things back together. A special thanks to Kevin Thedans and his staff from REM for responding so quickly and helping with the recovery process. I would be remiss if I didn’t recognize the Cary staff that came in after hours for the cleanup, informed the students on winter break of the situation and worked tirelessly to have everything as close to normal as possible before they returned. Everyone was so professional. This was truly a team effort! -- Steve Jonker (Cary Quadrangle and Ford Dining Court)
Holly Alexander (Parking Facilities): Over a period of years as manager of the Parking Facilities office, Holly has been super supportive of the electric vehicles on campus. By installing charging stations in most garages, scheduling fixes for malfunctions, adding spaces to allow sharing the charge, referring new EV drivers to the EVBoilermaker email list, and seeking EV driver input to every relevant issue, she has consistently facilitated EVs to become a practical mode of commuting to work here. -- Jerry Hirschinger (Chemistry)
Richard Badders and Electrical Shop: We would like to thank Richard Badders and his crew for their awesome customer service. Although they are very busy, they always listen to your requests and are always very prompt on responding to questions and very courteous when you meet with them. They are always looking out for the best interest of the University, are always very safe, polite, and mindful of others when they perform their work, and always make a point to call after the work is done to make sure they have met our needs. -- Deb Johnson (Capital Program Management) and Chris Skiba (University Residences)
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