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:

Ashlyn Ruff and Mary Beth Lencke

Ashlyn Ruff and Mary Beth Lencke (both Exploratory Studies): Ashlyn and Mary Beth recently planned an awesome food tour of Chicago for their learning communities. It was really exciting to see how much their students loved the opportunity to explore the city, try new things, and make friends along the way. Great job and thank you for being such positive influences on the students in Exploratory Studies. You rock and help make this program great! -- Nicole Cox (Exploratory Studies)

Dustin Jones and Jason Fink

Dustin Jones and Jason Fink (In-house Project Delivery): Big shout-out to Jason Fink and Dustin Jones for their excellent work in getting a new pic line installed for my office. They were here and did the installation in a very timely manner without any disruption. Thanks again. -- Randy Copas (First Street Towers Residence Hall)

Jill Gray and the Meredith service department

Jill Gray (Meredith Residence Hall) and the Meredith service department: Thank you for all of your help with arranging tables and equipment for us to use for the Boiler Retail Expo. We couldn't have done it without you. Thanks for all of your help. Boiler Up! -- Alan Crabtree (Purdue Dining & Catering)

Laura Lange

Laura Lange (IT Customer Relations and Process Management): Laura worked on an issue I was having with a program for two days. I don't know how many hours she spent working on it, but she was able to resolve the issue, and the information she discovered will help others who experience the same problem! Thanks so much for all of your help, Laura! -- Michelle Ellrich (Purdue Memorial Union Dining)

Mike Wise

Mike Wise (Operations and Maintenance): For completing a 'rush' job to fix our air handler in time for a video interview in my laboratory. Thank you! -- Elizabeth Tran (Biochemistry)

Purdue Memorial Union Retail Dining Team

Purdue Memorial Union Retail Dining Team: A big thank you to the PMU Retail Dining Team for another successful two weeks introducing menu items to the students during the Taste of PMU. -- Autumn Cummings (Purdue Dining & Catering)

Steckel Bleier and Tuhin Dey

Steckel Bleier and Tuhin Dey (both IT Teaching and Learning Technologies): Steckel and Tuhin worked very hard during the summer and beginning of the fall semester by helping with the Office of Undergraduate Research plan, and recording and executing our first online course for undergraduate researchers. Steckel's commitment to a high-quality and quick product was not lost even when she went on vacation. -- JJ Sadler (Office of Undergraduate Research)

Tim Kite

Tim Kite (IT Application Services): Tim is always there when we find the crazy problems on a web server. He is always patient, he always helps, and he always gets the problem sorted. He is the best! -- Wright Frazier (College of Veterinary Medicine)

Tony Mull

Tony Mull (College of Agriculture): Tony continuously went above and beyond to make sure our departmental move happened before the semester started, and worked tirelessly to get our faculty, graduate students and staff up and running before all the students arrived. We could not have done it without you! Thank you, Tony, and all of your team. -- Melissa Geiger (Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication)

Zac Brewer

Zac Brewer (Krannert School of Management): Zac has worked for Krannert for the past 20 years delivering Purdue Exponents and Wall Street Journals, helping in the mail and copy room, and assisting both our master's and PhD offices. His strong work ethic, ready smile, and positive outlook are noticed and appreciated by all in the School of Management. -- Connie Reckowsky (Krannert School of Management)

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