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Employee of the Month
university’s Finance & Administration (F&A) division celebrated
February’s Employees of the Month March 19.
Employees of the month are selected by the Rewards & Recognition
Committee (RRC) from a list of all F&A Applause Award nominations
for the month. F&A honors employees from the Engineering &
Facilities, Finance and Operations departments who were nominated for
Applause awards for their commitment to excellent service.
Employee of the Month for
Hugh (Bud) McPartlin, Engineering & Facilities
A summary of the nomination reads: “Despite Bud’s 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
schedule, he works whatever hours are needed without being asked to
minimize downtime to his customers. This includes early mornings, late
evenings, weekends, and holidays. An example of his dedication was seen
in January when he was on leave due to a death in his family. Bud
called in several times from Minnesota to make sure various project
items were addressed and that nothing would slip in his absence. He is
also a regular presence on all of his job sites, and keeps his
customers and co-workers well informed of any impacts from project
activities. He goes beyond being proactive in meeting with his
customers in order to minimize any disruption to them. They frequently
commend the great lengths he goes to in order to keep them informed. He
also regularly suggests new ideas to the contractors and project
managers to help minimize interruptions to our customers. Bud does
whatever is needed to complete his projects, regardless of whether or
not it is one of his job duties.”
*Angelin Brown, Parking Management; Wanda Connor, University
Transportation Services; Miriam Gibson, Human Resources Management; and
Kelly Lucas, Business Service/University Press.
*David Baxley, University Risk Management; Ashley Brown, Parking
Management; Gwenae Cooper, University Transportation Services; Leslie
Hayes, Public Safety; Janet Johnson, Public Safety; Donald Moore,
Public Safety; Mark Narowski, Public Safety; Russ Neuhaus, Public
Safety; Scott Wetzig, Public Safety; Daniel White, Engineering &
Facilities; and Phillip White, Public Safety.
*The nominations for these
employees did not meet the Applause criteria, and were converted to
PEER (Promoting Employee Excellence Recognition) postcards.
The RRC did not select Employees of the Month from the Finance or
Operations units for February. The nominations received did not meet
the Applause criteria and consequently were not considered in the
Employee of the Month selection process. It should be noted that
nominations received by the RRC, which do not meet the Applause
criteria are normally converted to PEER. Postcards are presented to
employee in lieu of an Applause Award.
PEER Postcard recipients
David Blick, Engineering & Facilities; Angelin Brown, Parking
Management; Ashley Brown, Parking Management; Hal Capers, Engineering
& Facilities; Richard Darnell, Engineering & Facilities; Miriam
Gibson, Human Resources Management; Patrice Gordon, Human Resources
Management; Chenoa Green, Parking Management; Terry Harmon,
Controller’s Office / Student Accounting; Dwight Hudson, Engineering
& Facilities; Brenda Marcelais, Parking Management; Debbie Pinson,
University Risk Management; Andrew Rider, Controller’s
Office/Accounting Operations; Gloria Rivera, University Purchasing
Services; Erica Roth, Human Resources Management; Sylvia Strickland,
Human Resources Management; and Tarsha Williams-Smalls, Human Resources
The PEER Postcard is an employee thank you card used to recognize other
F&A co-workers observed practicing standards of behaviors
consistent with MUSC Excellence in the areas of service, finance,
people, quality, and growth.
F&A sponsors the Employee Appreciation Event, generally held on the
third Wednesday of each month, to recognize Applause Award nominees and
winners, as well as PEER Postcard milestones for service excellence.
The next employee appreciation event will be April 16. Nominations for
Applause awards are due by March 31.
Friday, March 28, 2008
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