December 4, 2023

This week’s ‘Thumbs Up’ recipients

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

Kristin Hartwick

Kristin Hartwick (Finance): Kristi has provided transformative guidance, support and expertise about all business office operations since The Data Mine began. She is responsive, helpful, constructive and gives our team the expert advice that we need to build and expand our budgets, projections, hiring and strategic development. The Data Mine is very thankful to Kristi for being a true champion and excellent partner! — Mark Daniel Ward (Statistics)

Suzie Robinson

Suzie Robinson (Finance): The Data Mine is thankful to Suzie Robinson for financial analysis, budget forecasts and collaborative work to plan, monitor and predict the growth of The Data Mine. Suzie helps us from day to day and week to week but also does a wonderful job planning ahead and enabling our team to grow. Our team in The Data Mine really appreciates Suzie’s hard work and detailed attention to our budgets and finances! — Mark Daniel Ward (Statistics)

Barb LaDage

Barb LaDage (Registrar): Thank you for your help in resolving a student concern! You made the student’s day. — Katie May (College of Pharmacy)

Those who helped with Pharmacy hot chocolate day

Those who helped with Pharmacy hot chocolate day: Thank you to Theresa Zea, Jen Ulutas, Sarah Woods, Jennifer Alter, Pam Ringor, Steve Myszak and Amanda Manning (all College of Pharmacy) for your help with making our hot chocolate day a success! The students seemed to really enjoy the event and having the opportunity to say hello to you all. — Katie May (College of Pharmacy)

Kelsey Budreau

Kelsey Budreau (Food Science): Thank you for being so willing to speak at length with our impromptu high school visitors about the pilot plant and all the cool things going on there. It really made the visit extra interesting and special for them! — Patrick Tiffany (Food Science)

Misty Badders, Beth Russell, Kara Townsend and Brittany Poore

Misty Badders, Beth Russell, Kara Townsend (all Infrastructure) and Brittany Poore (Payroll and Tax Services): Thank you so much for all your help with the onboarding of new hires for Building Services. This team is a great resource and also a great help with I-9 appointments on orientation days. I have had a couple of deadlines for early meetings, and Misty has been on top of everything I ask for. I appreciate your help and your prompt response to my questions and issues. Keep up the good work. Thank you. — Ana Estrada (Building Services)

Sandra Cash

Sandra Cash (Disability Resource Center): Sandra has been a wonderful partner and collaborator as I’ve settled into my new role. She is calm in every stressful situation and is the true definition of a leader! — Mandie Greiwe (Disability Resource Center)

Aaron Green

Aaron Green (Engineering IT): I received new laptop and needed help finding missing stuff. Aaron helped me while I was working remotely and then again the next day. Aaron was able to figure out what was wrong. Thank you! — Kim Vi (Purdue Polytechnic Institute)

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