September 25, 2023

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Scott Warner

Scott Warner (Operations and Maintenance): Scott has been an amazing resource for help with any problems that I have had trying to figure out some how-to issues. I want to thank Scott for being so knowledgeable and kind while I ask 6,000 questions! Thank you, Scott! — Terri Griffin (Facilities Operations)

Kelli Stacey

Kelli Stacey (Administrative Operations): A huge thank-you to Kelli for being our go-to person to help with things we were not sure about! You are a lifesaver! Thanks, Kelli! — Terri Griffin (Facilities Operations)

Tim Freels, Ward Taylor (both Grounds) and Pest Control

Tim Freels, Ward Taylor (both Grounds) and Pest Control: Special thanks to the Pest Control crew for promptly responding to the needs of our building. Tim and Ward are especially attentive and helpful. Keep up the great work! — Erin Watson (Education Store)

Missy Gulick

Missy Gulick (Student Life): Missy is an amazing asset to all of Student Life. She was instrumental in planning the 2023 Fall Family Weekend. From coordinating meals with the caterer to envisioning the family fun zone and reaching out to some of the amazing student-athletes on campus to be available for autograph sessions, she's an absolute rock star! It was so nice seeing families enjoying themselves in the Black & Gold Gyms with all of the different games and photo opportunities. Thank you, Missy, for all you do! — Jen Wetli (Parent & Family Connections)

Mack Pruitt

Mack Pruitt (Student Life): Mack consistently shows up and supports those around them. I am so lucky to have someone to always be there. She is elevating student organizations and the Purdue Employee Pride organization day by day! — Donnie Otto (Student Life)

PACADA retreat planning team

PACADA retreat planning team: Thank you to Rachel Kelly (College of Veterinary Medicine), Cara Wetzel (Exploratory Studies), Katy Panozzo (Engineering Education), Lauren Lucas and Cassie Pendleton (both Purdue Polytechnic Institute), Melissa Almanza and Andrew Bradburn (both College of Health and Human Sciences), and everyone else involved that I forgot to mention for planning a wonderful Purdue Academic Advising Association retreat! — Katie May (College of Pharmacy)

Those involved with College of Pharmacy recruiting event

Those involved with College of Pharmacy recruiting event: Sayde Uerkwitz (College of Pharmacy) planned a great recruiting event. Thank you so much to Steve Myszak, Jennifer Alter, Pam Ringor, Jane Krause and Cindi Koh-Knox Sharp (all College of Pharmacy) for volunteering. It was a wonderful event! — Katie May (College of Pharmacy)

Amanda Dunkle

Amanda Dunkle (Purdue Musical Organizations): Amanda has been a wonderful addition to the staff at PMO. From working with our external relations team and donors to preparing our students with the resources they will need to have a successful year, she has hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back. It's great working with you, Amanda! — Kris Webster (Purdue Musical Organizations)

Emily Collins, Olivia Timmons and Anna Cartwright

Emily Collins, Olivia Timmons and Anna Cartwright (all Enrollment Management): Many thanks to these three individuals who are going above and beyond to keep the entire Enrollment Management communications unit up and running. Our projects have seen immense progress in the short time they have been not only managing but also doing the unit’s work. Their attentiveness, expertise, promptness and, most importantly, collaboration, is much appreciated at this critical time for Undergraduate Admissions. — Office of Admissions 

Scott Sproles

Scott Sproles (Purdue Polytechnic Institute): A big thank-you and shout-out to Scott Sproles. As building deputy of the new Gateway Building, he is pulled in a thousand directions. Yet he is always responsive and helpful. On behalf of the fifth floor, we want to say we appreciate you and your willingness to find solutions. Thanks! — Elizabeth Barajas (Purdue Polytechnic Institute)

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