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Recent Applause

Linda Yates – Department of Biological Sciences (April 19, 2021) - Linda has been a constant supportive presence, especially over the last year, in keeping the Department of Biological Sciences open, operational and functional. Her highly energetic, collaborative and positive personality, not to mention her pro-active and empathetic spirit, has allowed our research and teaching programs to endure and thrive safely during the pandemic. Linda often...
Jeff Donahue – University Libraries (April 19, 2021) - Jeff joined the libraries during the confusing pandemic time as well as after several retirements of key staff. He has done a great job of jumping in and figuring out all the complex financial and business systems, including those of the library, the campus, and our many vendors. He is always happy to provide financial...
Lisa Pitney – Educator Licensure and Preparation (April 19, 2021) - Lisa has been vital to my success as a new employee of NIU. She goes above and beyond to answer any questions I reach out to her with, and the vastness of her knowledge never ceases to amaze me. The students and staff of NIU benefit greatly from her presence! Thanks Lisa!
Varsie Geisler – Health Studies (April 14, 2021) - Varsie has volunteered to supervise Health Studies students at Kane County COVID-19 vaccination clinics. In addition to her busy work schedule, she has taken time out to volunteer at clinic shifts. The students have appreciated the opportunity to gain field experience before graduation as well as be a part of the COVID-19 response. In addition,...
Neil Doughty – College of Business (April 14, 2021) - Neil Doughty, our NIU Business BELIEF Ethics Program Director and Business in Action Instructor loves NIU. He’s an alum and avid Huskie football fan. He takes great pride in his alma mater. So much that he spent his holiday weekend planting flowers on campus alongside students. He has gone above and beyond to make connections...
Jessica Webb – Web and Internal Communications (April 14, 2021) - Jessica works so quickly and efficiently each and every time I need to make updates. She responds with clear and thorough explanations that help me to explain to others in my department in order to meet their needs in a timely manner. She is not only speedy, she is gracious and positive in all of...
Brenda Kehm – Curriculum and Instruction (April 13, 2021) - Brenda is the glue that holds everything together. From scheduling, to book ordering questions, to helping us navigate this online world. Her response time and thoroughness for questions thrown at her is something to marvel. She even answers on the weekend! I know I would be lost without her. She is always willing to help!...
Rana Sanyal – College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (April 13, 2021) - Rana has continued to provide excellent support for the computer needs of the faculty, staff and students in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology despite the trying times we find ourselves in now.
Jeremy Hernandez – Division of Information Technology (April 13, 2021) - Jeremy is wonderful to work with. He is quick to respond to our office’s IT needs and has helped us navigate remote working.
Tiffany Brantner – College of Health and Human Sciences (April 7, 2021) - Tiffany always is helpful, and positive, regardless of whether she’s got a baby on her hip or is confined to her basement for some peace and quiet. She does an awesome job at designing announcements, flyers and certificates!
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