Staff Employees of the Month 2012
Sue Thomas “puts her heart and soul and personality into her work” at the Telephone Information Center, says Supervisor Nina Reese in a nomination for Staff Employee of the Month. She also is able to keep a level head while on the phone, even when unexpected emergency calls find their way to the Phone Center, as happened on May 30. Read more
Mike Bateman, coordinator in the Columbus State Bookstore, has put in a lot of extra hours in the last five months, according to his supervisor Luke Robson. When the position of Retail Sales Supervisor was vacant, Bateman handled staff scheduling, training and leadership of the sales floor in the Bookstore. Robson nominated Bateman for Staff Employee of the Month. Read more
When the office associate in the Biological Sciences Department took an extended medical leave, Joanna Villanueve added the department’s duties to her own in the Physical Sciences—an overwhelming feat during a busy Summer Quarter leading to semester conversion.
Her hard work and dedication earned her the Staff Employee of the Month award, which was given July 5 in a surprise meeting attended by her two departments.
When Math professor Gary Rensi accidentally broke the glass top of an overhead projector at the Dublin Center, he panicked. But Site Coordinator Rachael Sanders came to his rescue, whisking the projector away while reassuring him that it would be promptly replaced.
“You could work here for 20 years and never meet Scott Dejane, but all of us depend on him to get our jobs done every day,” says Jim Beidler, director of Information Technology.
“He is a perfect example of a back office employee who toils in anonymity, supporting systems that are absolutely critical to campus operations.”
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