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You Make A Difference

 

Working at Midwestern State University is a team effort. Every job requires that we help one another to best serve our students. There are times when someone goes the extra mile, helps make your job a little easier, or does something they just didn’t have to do.

Now you can recognize a fellow colleague for making a difference at MSU! Click the link below to tell us about who made your day and we’ll recognize them by posting accolades below, sending the recipient an email and certificate, as well as pass your praise on to the supervisor.

 

 Nominate Someone for You Make a Difference

 

 

You Make a Difference - April 2016

You made a difference
Andy Martinez, Angie Lewis, Lisa Butler
Office of Residence Life and Housing

It goes without saying how much appreciate and rely on the print shop for so many of our programs. They never hesitate to create the visions we come up with. They are very courteous, friendly, and complete things in a very timely manner. They even help us out by getting reprints when we make a mistake on something. We appreciate all you do for us and the MSU community! Thank You!!

- Office of Residence Life and Housing

You Make a Difference - April 2016

Norma Forsenca
Facilities Services Custodial Department

Norma is an outstanding employee, she does what is needed to keep the buildings clean. Norma helps other co-workers and is very pleasant to all she comes in contact with; please consider Norma for the you make a difference award, employees like Norma that go beyond what is ask of them helps everyone have a better work day. Thank You

- Victoria Ponder, Facilities Services Custodial Department

You Make a Difference - March 2016

Bruce Looney
Facilities Services 

On March 5th while at the softball games, the public restroom facilities were almost out of tissue and paper towels. Since this was on Saturday, the only person I knew to call was Bruce. I didn't know if he was on duty that day, but he came over within a few minutes with supplies for the restrooms. Bruce always has a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. He is a true asset to the MSU community. He always makes a difference in my day when I see him. Thanks, Bruce, for all that you do for MSU Athletics!

- Nancy Halvorsen, Athletics--Football

You Make a Difference - March 2016

You made a difference
Janet Rainey
Wilson School or Nursing

Janet's work ethic and professionalism is outstanding. She is motivated and a team player who is cooperative and recognizes the needs of others. She takes the initiative, uses good judgement and is resourceful. She takes on new challenges and tasks with grace and pride. Janet is inclusive and communicates well with others. She would be an asset to the MSU Staff Senate

-Kathleen Williamson, Wilson School or Nursing

You Make a Difference - February 2016

You made a difference
Velia Lozano
Facilities Services 

During Hispanic heritage month (Sept 15-Oct 15), Velia participated in an evening program after work hours where she made homemade enchiladas and interacted with many of the student attendees, some meeting Velia for the first time. Some students stayed after the event as they became aware Velia ability to speak Spanish and wanted to spend some more time talking with her.

On a more recent occasion, Velia was complimented by another student for helping them study and practice for their Spanish course. They said, "if it wasn't for my conversations with Velia in Spanish, I don't think I would have passed my Spanish test."

Velia continuously finds ways to connect with students, faculty and staff members through her use of language, joyful interactions and genuinely positive attitude. She does all of this on top of her regular duties of maintaining a clean student center. Velia for sure Makes A Difference at MSU!

- Mario Ramirez, Kevin Bazner, Sue Witherspoon, Cammie DeanStudent Development and Orientation

You Make a Difference - February 2016

You made a difference
Henry Cooper
Facilities Services

Henry is a hard worker in the Sundance Court Apartments. He keeps them clean and up to standards. He shows up for work and he will do anything you ask him to do to make our buildings look nice. He is always friendly with the students and always has a smile on his face. Henry's hard work is appreciated.

-Claudio