Human Resources and Office of Institutional Equity

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This Week's RIPPLES Recipients

Deborah Braun – Secretary

During the entire fall 2017 semester, Deborah along with Jack Schroeder at CASA have made my testing obligations much easier to handle. There were many schedule conflicts and times in which I was unable to meet with a regular tutor because of too many exams, and Deborah proctored the exams to me herself, and she went above and beyond to assure that my success could safely continue.

---Jason Jarvis

Ryan Fahlsing – Computer Technician

Thank you for resolving and correcting the issue with CC 2017.

---Laural Dailey

Kathleen Surface – Faculty IT Support – LMS Specialist

Dear Kathie, THANK you for helping me with creation of cross-sectioned courses. You helped me almost immediately when I needed much needed assistance. You advised me how to make sure my courses can get ready. You checked upon my courses even over the weekend and let me know about their status. You are a TRUE and ULTIMATE professional. I do not have enough words to praise and thank you.

---Hedayeh Samavati

Deb Hein – Clerk

Dear Deb, Thank you for ALWAYS helping me and going an extra mile when I need your assistance. Thank you for helping me student assistant. Thank you for bringing the needed supplies to my classroom. I have always provided support with maximum professionalism and I want you to know that I greatly appreciate it. Thank you again.

---Hedayeh Samavati

Andrew Antalis – Online Learning Technology Coordinator

Dear Andrew, Thank you for supporting my teaching by making sure I have all the assistance I need with technology and taping of lectures. Several times you reached out and helped without waiting for my request for help. I truly believe that you went an extra mile in assisting me and I want to say I am grateful for your help and I thank you for it.

---Hedayeh Samavati

Julie Yoder – Executive Assistant to VCAA

Thank you for making a special effort to get our new faculty member into the system and ready to go. We were in a bad position with a hire so very late in the fall semester, and with break, it was impossible to get things taken care of prior to the start of classes. Julie went above and beyond to help our new colleague. Thank you!!

---Nancy Jackson

Aubrei Hiatt – Student Office Assistant

Thank you for all your hard work on revamping the Career Peer Training Manual, especially in such a short amount of time! It was definitely a big task but you did an excellent job in making it more organized and comprehensive.

---Kayla Klimasko

Julie Litmer-Schwaller – Student Info System Business Analyst

Thank you for your tireless efforts through this transition period. Your willingness to help others, even when it means sacrificing your own time, does not go unnoticed!

---Angela Morren

Deb Roy – Assistant Registrar – Student Services

Thank you for helping with so many last minute CBS issues during spring crunch time. You are very much appreciated!

---Angela Morren

Lalita Boykins – Assistant Director Financial Literacy and Student Loans

Thank you for working on last minute report adjustments recently to assist with Slate programming. Your help has made a world of difference!

---Angela Morren

Pam Boon – Information Clerk

Thank you for bringing up so many improvement suggestions recently. You are helping to make processes smoother for students!

---Angela Morren

Belinda Johnson – Clerk

Thank you for your teamwork in processing potential Summit Scholar applicants so quickly on such short notice!

---Clerk

Michelle Castleman – Clerical –Processing

Thank you for your teamwork in processing potential Summit Scholar applicants so quickly on such short notice!

---Angela Morren

Sandra Colpean – Clerk

Thank you for your teamwork in processing potential Summit Scholar applicants so quickly on such short notice!

---Angela Morren

Alice Rice – Clerk

Thank you for your teamwork in processing potential Summit Scholar applicants so quickly on such short notice!

---Angela Morren

Doreen Crunk – Clerical – Admissions

Thank you for your teamwork in processing potential Summit Scholar applicants so quickly on such short notice!

---Angela Morren

Paul Chapman – Computer Technician

Dear Paul, THANK YOU for your amazing work when you came to my office to fix the major issues with my printer. I was extremely impressed with your patience, competence, and persistence to find and correct the problems. I just wanted you to know that you make a BIG difference in making IPFW a great place to work for and a great institution. Your technical support was provided with Maximum grace.

---Hedayeh Samavati

Julie Yoder – Executive Assistant to the VCAA

Dear Julie, Thank you for ALWAYS taking care of every request I have had. You deliver assistance with precision, speed, and utmost professionalism. I DO believe you are one of those who make a BIG and positive difference in how efficiently IPFW runs. And, I want to tell you how grateful I am for your going beyond call of duty whenever I needed your assistance. THANK YOU!

---Hedayeh Samavati

Maureen Linvill – Assistant Director of International Student Services

I appreciate your special effort with the International New Student Orientation. I'm so glad we had your expertise in make everything happen so smoothly :)

---Jamie Fleming

Marla Workman – Assistant Director for International Admissions

I appreciate your special effort with the International New Student Orientation. You did an awesome job helping to organize and get students there :)

---Jamie Fleming

Stephany Alarcon – New Student Program Coordinator

Thanks so much for your help with the Transfer Check-in! Your willingness to drop everything and help where you can is definitely appreciated!

---Sam Pray

Dave Zuber – Maintenance Mechanic

Thank you for helping me with my door, it has changed my work life having it work better!

---Sharon Wight

Greg Dent – Maintenance Mechanic

Thank you for helping me with my door, it has changed my work life having it work better!

---Sharon Wight

Jenna Hoppe – Student Support Specialist

Thank you so much for stepping up and helping with the Transfer Check-In! As always, your help and flexibility is much appreciated!

---Sam Pray


Top RIPPLES Recipients

You make a difference!   Congratulations on having received over fifty RIPPLES awards.

  • Bob Brooks
  • Lisa Eley
  • Heather Plumb
  • Bobbi Shadle
  • Jerry McCagg
  • Teresa Goodwin

Recent RIPPLES Milestones

5 Ripples:

Sue Skekloff

Kayla Klimasko

Haley Hoover

Vicky Hollinger

Tanner Clarke

Susan Herst

Allyson Schreiber

Kathryn McLaughlin

Maureen Linvill

Regina Gordon

Marla Workman

15 Ripples:

Corrie Fox

David Adams

Julie Litmer-Schwaller

30 Ripples:

Amy Harrison