EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARDS:
Each department of K-State selects individual(s) who have achieved a notable event that is significant in scope, effort or impact on department operations or service to the campus community. Two Facilities employees were selected for this year’s awards.
Christopher Coyle is a Custodial Specialist
Anne Murphy is an Administrative Officer within Central Mail Services
USS EMPLOYEE OPPORTUNITY FUND MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARDS:
The USS Employee Opportunity Fund Meritorious Service Awards are given to USS employees who demonstrate exceptional leadership and/or extraordinary effort in their position which proves to be a valuable service to the K-State community. This year, 6 Facilities employees were selected for this honor.
K-STATE USS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence recognizes exemplary performance and contributions of University Support Staff members who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to the mission and values of K-State. Three award winners are selected, one from each of the following categories:
- Office and Clerical
- Technical and Professional
- Service and Maintenance/Skilled Crafts
This year, Josh Ricker (General maintenance and Repair Technician Senior from Zone 3) was selected for the category Service & Maintenance/Skilled Crafts. Congratulations to Josh on this tremendous honor!
PRESIDENT’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR UNCLASSIFIED PROFESSIONALS
The President’s Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals fosters excellence in the workplace by rewarding and recognizing four unclassified professional staff members who achieve excellence and/or make exemplary contributions to the mission and values of K-State. The four award categories are:
- Productivity, Creativity & Innovation Award
- Team Building, Group Activity & Service to the University Award
- Distinguished Accomplishment Award Category
- Leadership Award
Jack Carlson, project manager in Campus Planning and Project Management, has been given the award for the category of Distinguished Accomplishment for his work coordinating and facilitating the many teams involved with the massive chilled water expansion project across campus. Staff in the maintenance zones, building services, and ground teams who work with him are engaged, committed, and excited about positive outcomes and the integrity with which it has all been accomplished. Many times, Carlson is the first in and last out of the office. He is highly organized and has been out front and on top of the many fluid elements of the projects that arise.