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:

Advisors involved with commencement planning

Advisors involved with commencement planning: Thanks to Shelly Opperman (College of Veterinary Medicine), Paige Allen (College of Veterinary Medicine), Tyson McFall (Aeronautics and Astronautics), Jennifer Alter (Krannert School of Management), Tamara Groll (Purdue Polytechnic Institute), Abbey Wolfman (Krannert School of Management), Taylor Weast (College of Liberal Arts), Lela Mixon (Exploratory Studies), Elizabeth Allum (Industrial Engineering), Steph Koerner (Krannert School of Management), Darcy Allen (Purdue Polytechnic Institute) and Abby Stellwagen (Purdue Polytechnic Institute). These amazing advisors gave up their Thursday evening and comfortable night to assist in a VERY busy time to help with final clearance for our spring 2019 candidates. In our memory we have never had such support allowing us to leave just after 10 p.m. with every diploma in place that was cleared by the colleges. I know I'm missing some and I must give credit to those dozens that volunteered that we didn't have the room/resources this year to put to work. We are already working on how we can accommodate additional volunteers for spring 2020. Thank you to everyone! It takes an army to make spring commencement a success. We are so thankful for the army we have here at Purdue. Boiler Up and Hail Purdue! – Purdue commencement team

Christine White and Erin Watson

Christine White (Agricultural Communication) and Erin Watson (College of Agriculture): Beginning in 2019, Purdue Pesticide Programs included manuals with registration to pesticide applicator training. The Education Store staff not only registered 1,370 people in CVENT, they efficiently shipped training manuals to clientele to assist them in preparing for training. Thank you for providing outstanding customer service and handling the changes in stride. -- Cheri Janssen and Cindy Myers (both Botany and Plant Pathology)

Ellen Barbour

Ellen Barbour (Financial Aid): Ellen went out of her comfort zone of Financial Aid to help in an extremely busy time with final clearance of our spring 2019 candidates. It takes an army and for those willing to volunteer. We are so thankful. -- Purdue commencement team

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