September 11, 2023

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Raymond Polikaitis

Raymond Polikaitis (Managerial Accounting Services): Ray was a great help when I had an odd question about an international payment when setting up a new vendor. He was great walking through it with me to make sure we got the right info for our vendor! Thanks for the teamwork! — Crystal Duncan (Finance and Business Operations)

Ashley Heriges

Ashley Heriges (Human Resources): I just wanted to thank Ashley Heriges with the Benefits Center for going above and beyond to find helpful information about services offered. Despite the fact that the phones and computers were both running slow that day, she called me back twice and sent an email link with the directions to assistance that I was looking for. Very appreciative! — Michael Humphrey (Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business)

Jo Johnson

Jo Johnson (Office of Financial Planning and Analysis): Jo is always there and ready to help even when it isn’t her job anymore! I appreciate it more than I can express. She is in it for the Purdue team, and it shows. — Crystal Duncan (Finance and Business Operations)

Liz Fitzgerald

Liz Fitzgerald (Center for Teaching and Learning): A huge thank-you to Liz for all her support in the systemwide forum planning. She is an exceptional team member, and her efforts make pulling off this virtual event seamless year after year. — Catherine Golden (Office of the Provost)

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers (Building Services — Residence Halls): Mike went above and beyond with lending a helping hand in Cornerstone this past week outside of his normal responsibilities for his building. Not only did he hire and train students for Honors, but he also assisted other buildings, helping the entire neighborhood. Supply orders were needed in a couple of buildings, and Mike stepped up to the plate, ordering what was needed to get the job done. He took on the responsibility of covering all three buildings without being asked in a time of need. Mike truly cares about his neighborhood and co-workers and did a fantastic job of demonstrating true leadership skills. His support is greatly appreciated and doesn’t go unnoticed! Thank you for everything you do! — Dakota Sexton (Building Services — Residence Halls)

Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller (Operations and Maintenance): Jonathan responded to a call from the Work Request Center almost immediately after hearing from us. We just wanted to let him know that we greatly appreciate all that he does and the response to help folks out! Thanks for a super job, Jonathan! — Terri Griffin (Building and Grounds Administration) 

Blake Marks

Blake Marks (Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business): Blake Marks carries out his duties in an exemplary fashion. Blake also takes pride in his work. Just recently, after an evening social event that left an area of Rawls Hall disheveled, Blake took it upon himself to straighten it up and cleaned the area quickly without any immediate need. Kudos to Blake! — Gerry Janecko (Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business)

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