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:

Bethany Schoon

Bethany Schoon (Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships): Bethany is an awesome supervisor. She is always willing to help others in their work. She always goes above and beyond her work! Thanks, Bethany! – Lagora Carrell (Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships)

Brandon White

Brandon White (Earhart Residence Hall): Thank you Brandon White and your staff for helping to prepare and take down the Boiler Retail Expo. You all were a huge part of the success of the event, and we couldn't have accomplished it without your help. Thank you for helping to make Purdue Retail shine as we welcomed vendors and students to our event. You all are awesome. -- Alan Crabtree (Dining and Catering)

Chad Sailors

Chad Sailors (Materials Management Distribution): A big thanks to Chad Sailors, deliverer from MMDC. Chad provided us with nothing but first-class customer service for 12 years, going above and beyond several times, even during frigid temperatures. Thank you, Chad! – Phil Qualio (College of Engineering)

David Meyer

David Meyer (Energy and Construction): Dave arrived at 9:30 p.m. Sunday night at Wade Utility to fix our limestone feeder issue. At 2:30 a.m. Dave had limestone feeding back into our #5 Boiler so we could keep our boiler online to keep serving the needs of our Purdue community. Great job, Dave! -- Norm Rowe (Heat and Power Administration)

Jackie Perkins

Jackie Perkins (Office of Vice Provost for Student Life): Jackie came through in a pinch to help with marketing logistics for the launch of the Starship food delivery robots. With a quick turnaround, she and her team worked with Xerox to produce everything from window clings to fliers to large posters to announce Starship’s arrival on campus. Thank you for helping make this a success! -- Emily Blue (Marketing and Media)

Laura Miller and Pam Sullivan

Laura Miller and Pam Sullivan (Teaching Success): A huge thank you to Laura Miller and Pam Sullivan for assisting with the 500-plus person TA orientation week. Between Laura's task execution and Pam's organizational skills, they were both incredibly valuable in making sure the events of the week were not only a success, but ran smoothly. Thank you! - Erica Lott and Dan Guberman (Teaching Success)

Theresa Wagner

Theresa Wagner (College of Liberal Arts): Theresa has been a tremendous help to me in the hiring process for a limited-term lecturer. She is such a professional and kind person! I really appreciate her help. -- Paige Ebner (Sociology)

Those involved with Boiler Retail Expo

Those involved with Boiler Retail Expo: Thank you to Gretchen Jewell, Wanda Woodhams, Roberta Cain, Lisa Cadwallader, Andrew Branson, Ally Taylor and Riley Schilling for all your help and hard work making the Boiler Retail Expo a huge success. I couldn't have done it without your help. You are an amazing group of people who gave extra of yourselves at a busy time. I greatly appreciate everything you do. – Alan Crabtree (Dining and Catering)

UR Capital Projects student staff

UR Capital Projects student staff: The Cornerstone ResLife staff would like to thank the UR Capital Projects student staff for helping design the 2019-20 Cornerstone Block Party. The kickoff event was a great success for the neighborhood, and we couldn't have pulled it off without Braiden, Brandon and Jesse. – Jennifer McPherson (Honors College)

Wyatt Carmony, Brian Clawson, Corey O'Maley and Dan Winger

Wyatt Carmony, Brian Clawson, Corey O'Maley and Dan Winger (all Grounds): I would like to give a big shout-out to the Grounds crew for doing a great job removing the old aviaries for the Department of Biological Sciences. They responded to the need in a timely matter and got the job done. Again, a big thank you. -- Russell Logsdon (Biological Sciences)

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