"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:
Adrian Peacock-Downey (Food Science): I'd like to thank Adrian Peacock-Downey for always being willing to step in and help out with anything that needs doing to make the monthly and annual meetings of the Center for Food Safety Engineering a success! -- Robert Pruitt (Botany and Plant Pathology)
Breanna Jones (Human Resources): I would like to thank Breanna Jones for her exceptional customer service. She has always been willing to help me whenever I ask questions. Many times, she has walked me through a process in SuccessFactors so that I can better understand. She always goes that extra step to show me what needs done. I appreciate her guidance and training. Thanks, Breanna! -- Amy Klutzke (Office of the Provost)
Jerum Markley (Materials Management Distribution): I want to thank Jerum Markley on helping me with the mail schedule in Beering Hall to make it run more efficiently. -- Nancy McNeely (College of Education)
Lee Chiang (Chemistry): I'd like to thank Lee for her efforts in coordinating a reception for a Special Michael Laskowski Lecture in our Biochemistry division in the Department of Chemistry. Her attention to detail, courteous demeanor, and the special personal touch she added were spot on. Lee went above and beyond expectations. Thank you, Lee, for all you do in support of the Biochemistry division. -- Kavita Shah (Chemistry)
Michelle Leithliter (Intercollegiate Athletics): Michelle handles multiple tasks simultaneously and always has a cheerful greeting for incoming guests. She is always willing to help with a good attitude. She handles a big workload in Sports Medicine that is sometimes not recognized. Thank you, Michelle. -- Jane Bline (Intercollegiate Athletics)
Ryan Tate (HTM Food Service): Ryan went above and beyond the call of duty when he agreed to let my high school freshman shadow him at Marriott Hall recently for completion of a classroom project. Mr. Tate was very accommodating and professional as he shared his passion for working and creating with food, inspiring my child to continue in pursuit of his own passion for cooking and baking. This is a perfect example of how we at Purdue can positively affect the Greater Lafayette community and future generations in search of fulfillment. Two thumbs way up from me! -- Mike Hicks (College of Liberal Arts)
Those who helped with Executive in Residence Fifth Anniversary Homecoming 2019 celebration: A collaborative thank you to the following for their efforts in making the Executive in Residence Fifth Anniversary Homecoming 2019 celebration a success: Student Employees, UR Alumni and Guest Center staff, University Residences staff and Purdue Grounds. -- Will Heidbreder (University Residences/Resident Life)
Vicki (Kinslow) Gerber (Agriculture Information Technology): Thanks to Vicki for offering superb support for a recent project I completed in SharePoint. Her willingness to help me learn the intricacies of the program and answer all my questions as quickly as possible, and her support in testing were instrumental in my ability to complete the project. All while sharing her all around wonderful personality which made it a breeze to work with her. I couldn't have done it without her! -- Christine Strawsma (Human Resources)
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