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:

Ashley York and Miranda Jack

Ashley York and Miranda Jack: Ashley is the winner of the PACADA Outstanding New Professional Award for 2022, and Miranda is the winner of the PACADA Outstanding Advisor Award for 2022. PACADA and the advising community thank you both for all of your efforts in supporting students, this campus and PACADA’s mission. -- Purdue Academic Advising Association

Bob Shirley

Bob Shirley (Operations and Maintenance): I had a professor in my building who needed a heavy piece of equipment moved at the last minute. Bob sent over a couple of guys from the general labor crew to move it into his lab. Thanks to Bob and his crew for the fast service. They are an invaluable asset to this campus. -- Alan Holtman (Civil Engineering)

Dustin Richardson

Dustin Richardson (Building Services): Dustin is a great asset to have on my staff. Dustin does a great job managing staff and taking on additional tasks on the fly. Dustin has been with Building Services for almost four years and has been a pleasure to work with since he started. -- Mike Royer (Building Services)

Graduate School staff

Graduate School staff: The staff at the Purdue Graduate School are definitely the most service-oriented group I have had the pleasure to work with while at Purdue. Each year, they answer my questions and make sure our students are moving forward toward their degree and make me look good. I appreciate everyone, but this year, Trienna Walker has especially helped me in many ways. I wish I could give the whole group an award. Thanks for everything! -- Loretta McKinniss (Engineering Education)

Jeff Sanders

Jeff Sanders (Operations and Maintenance): Jeff Sanders from Zone 3 took time out of his very busy schedule to cut down a table top for us at the last minute. He was very accommodating and did the work in a very short amount of time. Thanks, Jeff! -- Alan Holtman (Civil Engineering)

Jennifer Helfrich and Lindsey Jackson

Jennifer Helfrich and Lindsey Jackson (both Human Resources): Thanks to Jennifer and Lindsey for a quick turnaround on a request for data needed for a time-sensitive project. They are great colleagues and embody the spirit of collaboration that leads to shared success. -- Kelsey Gregory (Human Resources)

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