Jason Bolles and Housing Staff – Housing and Residential Services (1/22/2020) - My first interaction with Jason and the staff of Housing and Residential Services left a lasting impression of service excellence! They assisted me with finding emergency housing for an international student at 4 p.m. on a Friday. They graciously stayed late to
Rhonda Vardman – Health Services (1/22/2020) - Rhonda always go the extra mile. She recently researched immunization names in different languages. Through her efforts, she was able to assist an international student from having to redo all of his vaccinations. (That’s five shots at a potential cost of $500-700.00!)
Allison Maurer – Institutional Communications (1/15/2020) - Allison is a wonderful colleague who is always willing to collaborate. She does a great job managing the university’s social media channels and sharing important information with students. If you follow NIU’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, you already know that she
Angie Gasero – Department of English (12/18/2019) - She has been solving all time sensitive problems of mine, as well as my graduate students and TAs, while guiding us to people outside of the department to solve problems. She works tirelessly and with a huge smile and a compassionate heart!
Melanie Walski – Department of Curriculum and Instruction (12/17/2019) - Melanie Walski has been an incredible mentor for me in teaching my first NIU course. She assuaged my trembling heart along the way, yet pushed me out of the nest to fly on my own. Thank you, my new friend!
Abby Lund – Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost (12/12/2019) - Abby is wonderful to work with. She is patient and kind. She goes above and beyond each day at work. She is a great resource for information and an asset to the Vice Provost office. I am glad to know and work
Susan Swegle – Employee Assistance Program (12/9/2019) - I could not begin to capture how much of an asset Susan is to this campus and the Employee Assistance Program. She is such a lovely, positive person to work with and NIU is lucky to have her working in the capacity
Carissa Hunt-Gioe – Campus Dining Services (11/25/2019) - Carissa is hard at work every morning at the Starbucks with a happy greeting and a smile. Even during the stressful, busy times she is always calm and kind with everyone – employees and customers alike.
Kevin Shirley and John Boswell – Campus Dining Services (11/21/2019) - Congratulations Kevin, John and team on the successful opening of the Huskie Den Grill! The atmosphere, with happy staff, music and the variety of seating options is great. The menu is fantastic, and the burgers are the best DeKalb has had to
Laurie Johnson – Human Resource Services (11/21/2019) - Laurie is awesome to work with. She always lends a helping hand and goes above and beyond. Recently, Laurie thoroughly investigated a situation that involved one of our employees and got back to me in record time. She’s an incredible asset to