Making a Difference

Making a Difference is an employee engagement program that recognizes corporation staff monthly who have gone up and beyond in their job, making a positive impact at Cal Poly.

Linda Prier is Making a Difference

In late November Linda Prier was walking to the office when she saw papers blowing across the parking lot and a colleague trying to chase them down. Then, she did what she does, and helped corral them. For this act of kindness Linda Prier was nominated for the...

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Chad Benson is Making a Difference

Congratulations to Chad Benson for being nominated for Making a Difference in October and winning the $100 Visa gift card. Year after year Chad has been one of the unsung heroes of the Campus Dining staff. Soft-spoken and understated, Chad is always quick to lend a...

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Marie Fidel is Making a Difference

Congrats to Marie Fidel for being nominated for Making a Difference in September and winning the $100 Visa gift card. Marie has always been a great member of the team, but she has stepped up to new challenges and done a fantastic job. Marie was nominated by Matt Ryan....

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CONGRATS PAULA NAMLA

Paula Namla from Campus Dining is the lucky Making a Difference Winner. She was nominated by Victor Burgos who said, “Even when things get tough in the kitchen, she continues to have the best attitude.” Congrats to @cpcorporation’s Paula Namla,...

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Congrats Rose Avalos

Rose Avalos from Payroll is the lucky Making a Difference winner! She was nominated by Marianne Green who said, “Rose is always willing to help me out when I have payroll issues no matter how busy she is. She always answers her phone, which is much appreciated....

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Congrats Mylissa Weymer

Mylissa Weymer from Sponsored Programs is the lucky Making a Difference winner! She was nominated by Jodi Block who said, “Mylissa brings us homemade food on a regular basis, which makes our department happy and makes a difference.” Additionally, Mylissa...

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Congrats Silvia Ramirez

Silvia Ramirez from Campus Dining is the lucky Making a Difference winner! She was nominated by Russell Monteath who said, “For the past two weeks Campus Market has developed a new retail concept with bulk bins. Silvia conceptualized the idea, planned the...

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Congrats Tim Colwell

Tim Colwell from Campus Dining is the lucky Making a Difference winner! Tim was nominated by Russell Monteath who said, “There was an incident the other day at work where a huge mess was left in the UU. Tim jumped on the issue right away without question and...

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CONGRATS MARTHA FOSTER

Martha Foster from Human Resources is the September Making a Difference winner.  She was nominated by Jen Luedtke who said, “For owning it at the front desk and leading our team into the fall rush with focus and determination, ensuring productivity and a smooth...

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Congrats Darya Veach

Darya Veach from Sponsored Programs is the grand prize winner of a $500 gift card.  The grand prize winner is drawn at the end of each fiscal year from all the nominations throughout the year and was announced at the Employee Appreciation barbecue. She was nominated...

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Congrats Angel Murakami

Angel Murakami from Sponsored Programs is the lucky Making a Difference winner! She was nominated by fellow co-worker, Darya Veach who said, “Angel is not only good at her job, but she is an incredibly talented individual who shares her skills with the office...

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Congrats James Hauser

March’s Making a Difference winner is James Hauser, a sous chef with Campus Dining. He was nominated by Greg Yeo for the fantastic support he gave during the Fortune School Event. “James helped prepare food for over 300 high school participants that came...

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Congrats Michelle Melgoza

Michelle is the lucky Making a Difference winner for February. Michelle works as an intermittent employee in Campus Dining. She was nominated by April Cross who said, “Michelle does an incredible job cleaning the Purchasing Office. Our carpet has never been this...

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CONGRATS KYLE LADTKOW

Kyle from Campus Dining is January’s Making a Difference winner! Kyle is a student employee working in the CPC warehouse. He was nominated by Denielle Wolff who wrote, “Kyle is the best warehouse delivery person I have come across. He politely calls every...

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CONGRATS NOEMI ALARCON

Noemi works in the Kinesiology department and is December’s Making a Difference Winner! She was nominated by fellow co-worker, Maria Legato, who works in the same department. Maria said, “Noemi is consistently giving above and beyond to ensure that tasks...

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CONGRATS SYDNEY TORRES

Sydney is a student employee from Campus Dining’s Village Market and is November’s Making a Difference winner! She was nominated by Bryan Weaver who said, “Sydney came in at the last second, on her day off, to help out during a shift in which two...

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