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Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

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Kudos: Recognized Staff

The Staff Council KUDO program is designed to publicly recognize the outstanding work of University of Idaho staff employees who have gone above and beyond in helping others and making the University of Idaho a great place to work. If you would like to recognize staff for their outstanding work, you can Submit a Kudo.

2021-2022

Jamaica Ritcher - Writing Center Director

2 October 2021
Jamaica is an awesome supervisor. She is sweet, friendly, compassionate, very knowledgeable, and makes the Writing Center a great space to work and be in. Jamaica is an excellent and patient teacher, and she genuinely cares about her students and staff. She also is very organized and prompt with communication. - Esther David - Writing Center Tutor

Eric Stenback, Jose Cruz - Events Specialist, Administrative and Business Operations

22 September 2021
Eric worked with me over the course of many weeks, many emails, and more than a few changes in details to plan for a couple of large events. He was unfailingly prompt with replies, thorough, professional , and ensured that things progressed seamlessly. Eric is a total pro and such an asset to our campus!

Jose managed the large evening event in the International Ballroom and again, everything worked and went smoothly. In spite of a last minute addition of more seating, he was so great to work with and helped us make it a success. - Emilie McLarnan - Associate Director of Violence Prevention Programs

Amy Kingston - Academic Publications Editor, Office of the Registrar

21 September 2021
Amy Kingston has done a tremendous job helping everyone learn how to use CIM to submit course and program changes. This new software package is challenging for the less technically gifted among us. Amy responds to requests for assistance immediately and has demonstrated the greatest patience in helping me learn how to enter changes. This has included training sessions, phone calls, and tailored solutions with written instructions and screen shots. Given the number of people that she is onboarding to use this new tool, her kind and quick responses inspire awe and gratitude! - Rachel J. Halverson - Chair and Professor of German, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Butch Fealy - Associate Director, Recreation and Wellbeing

21 September 2021
Butch has been an outstanding team player this year. He helped move the free-weight, selectorized & cardio equipment multiple times after being moved/ stored all over the SRC due to Covid. He's helped me out when I've been unable to do physical things due to my back issues. He is never afraid of hard work or to go the extra mile to help others in need. In fact, he is moving a bunch of soccer goals this Friday since I don't have any staff available and am unable to do so by myself. Thanks Butch! - Brian Mahoney - Associate Director, Recreation and Wellbeing

Ben Sturz - Assistant Director of Programs, Recreation and Wellbeing

21 September 2021
Ben has been an outstanding team player this year. He helped move the free-weight, selectorized & cardio equipment multiple times after being moved/ stored all over the SRC due to Covid. He is never afraid of hard work or to go the extra mile to help others in need. Ben is caring and goes the extra mile with his student staff as well. It is obvious that he cares deeply for his student employees and would do anything for them. Way to go Ben! - Brian Mahoney - Associate Director, Recreation and Wellbeing

Kristin Strong - Marketing and Events Coordinator, Recreation and Wellbeing

21 September 2021
Kristin is always looking for ways to help others, even when it's completely outside her area of responsibility. Today, Kristin took it upon herself to vacuum our main office area and many of the individual offices. We are lacking in our custodial department and after she noticed the carpet was a bit dirty, she stepped right in without being asked. A HUGE THANK YOU to Kristin for being such a team player. - Brian Mahoney - Associate Director, Recreation and Wellbeing

Parking and Transportation Services - Field Operations Manager

31 August 2021
Stuart and his team are consistently easy to work with and understanding of what is needed when Architecture and Engineering Services asks for assistance in coordinating contractor access and delivery access to areas of our campus. They help make our jobs easier which in turn makes our organization better. Thank you PTS! - Stephanie Clarkson - Project Architect, Architectural and Engineering Services

Irene Jones - Region 4 Technology Solutions Partner

25 August 2021
Irene has been our TSP for years and has always gone above and beyond. She always has a smile and a wave, she responds quickly to every request, and most importantly, she's always able to fix my issues or connect me with the right resources around campus to get them fixed. I know if I send an issue to Irene, I can count on it to be 100% resolved - nothing is left hanging. She's also great at explaining things in laymen's terms so they make sense to everyone. It's wonderful to have her as part of the team. - Amy Kingston - Registrar's Office

Joe Zagelow - Landscape Maintenance Tech

13 August 2021
Joe is one of the hardest working people on this campus. He has an outstanding attitude and is always a pleasure to speak with. Joe really cares about how the university landscape looks and the Student Recreation Center is always in good care under his direction. Joe is an awesome person and the University of Idaho is a better place because of him. Thanks Joe! - Brian Mahoney - Associate Director, Recreation & Wellbeing

Sumit Shahi - Technology Solutions Partner

6 August 2021
I am a professor emeritus and had difficulty changing my expired password. It was complicated to change password for various reasons but Sumit solved many problems and demonstrated his expertise and experience. Further, he was so patient, kind and helpful. I feel like I made a new friend. It was a long process but Sumit got the job done and explained the steps very well to someone who is not technologically sophisticated. I give Sumit 5 out of 5 stars. I am thankful to him. - James Gregson - Professor Emeritus

Facilities Services

3 August 2021
The College of Engineering would like to send an official kudo to the entire UI Facilities unit. The last couple of years have been hard on everyone at the UI and the Facilities team has seen their staffing and budgets cut along with the rest, and yet the increasingly small team at Facilities has kept us safe, warm, clean and in good repair. From plumbing and HVAC to housekeeping and landscaping to Environmental Health and Safety to the Surplus, from the front desk to administration, they keep everything together and in good operational order. While the individuals may be thanked in the moment, they tend to slip in and out of the buildings unobtrusively and are deserving of a standing ovation. Thank you, Facilities, for everything that you do! - John Crepeau - Interim Dean, College of Engineering

Sumit Shahi - IT

27 July 2021
Sumit is always so helpful and responds quickly when I have an issue with my computer. Today I submitted a ticket and he came to my office right away before responding online to my issue. While he was here, I was able to resolve the problem within a few minutes. It seems like when Sumit comes to my office, the issues resolve like magic! Thank you Sumit for all your help and quick response to my requests! - Stacy Asplund - Student Insurance Coordinator in Athletics

Terri Lesley - Landscape Maintenance Tech Facilities

21 July 2021
Thank you Terri for always going above and beyond to help fellow UI employees. She saw me picking myself up from a fall on Friday and she rushed over to make sure I was ok. I let her know the worse part of it, was losing my coffee. With no hesitation, she brought a coffee to my office and made sure I didn't need anything else. I really appreciate Terri and all she does for the Moscow campus. Terri you are the Best!!! - Monica Pine - Administrative and Financial Specialist - Theatre Arts

Becky Couch - Director - Parking and Transportation Services

21 July 2021
Becky is fabulously supportive of the efforts to get U of I staff recognized and appreciated on campus, and allows for the time and encourages me to participate. She does not bat a lash at anyone in our office being involved in university initiatives supporting the Vandal Family! Thank you, Becky - I appreciate YOU! - Summer Howard - Office Manager - Parking and Transportation Services

Jeremy, Tony, Rainbow and Joe - Facilities Surplus Unit

13 July 2021
Jeremy, Tony, Rainbow and Joe at Surplus have gone above and beyond in support of the College of Engineering's Surplus-O-Rama 2021! By the end of summer, we will have sent approximately 18 panel vans of old engineering gear and one concrete canoe (don't ask about the canoe). We couldn't have asked for better partners at Surplus. Thanks folks! - John Grimes - Grants and Contract Specialist

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions