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.

Congrats Pat Johnstone

Pat Johnstone, network system analyst in the business office, is the grand prize winner for the 2017-2018 academic year and the recipient of a $500 Visa card! His name was drawn out of all the employees who have received shout outs this academic year. Maggie Cital...

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Congrats Ruby Estrada

Ruby Estrada, a student employee from Campus Market, is the lucky Making a Difference winner for the month of May! Ruby was nominated by Kara Hamilton who said, “Ruby has been an awesome part of Campus Market for years. She is hard working, dependable and...

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Congrats Christian Gollaba

Christian is a custodian working in Campus Dining. He was nominated by Jesse Carlon. “Christian always works with urgency and willingness to help at 805 Kitchen. He is always greeting and thanking customers as they exit at the dish belt. He takes initiative and...

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Congrats Linda Teeple!

February’s Making a Difference winner is Linda Teeple, accounting specialist in the business office. She was nominated by Jodi Block in Sponsored Programs who said, “Linda helped set up multiple PD accounts for project directors and assisted with the accounting and...

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Congrats Leanne Petersen!

January’s Making a Difference winner is Leanne Petersen from Payroll. Leanne is an intermittent employee. She was nominated by Stephany Martin in Sponsored Programs. “Leanne has a difficult task with managing the Kronos system. She is always very courteous in her...

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Congrats David Bains!

David Bains from IT is December’s Making a Difference Winner. He was nominated by Melissa Mullen who said, “when processes need to be changed, David comes to the rescue…working to resolve report issues with kindness, patience and expertise!”

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Congrats Megan Husk!

Megan Husk from sponsored programs is November’s Making a Difference Winner. She was nominated by Dianne Dotson who said, “Megan is always willing to take on new projects and follows through to the end. She is making a difference in the everyday operation of our...

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Congrats Ken Manning!

Ken Manning from the business office is the lucky Making a Difference Winner. He was nominated by Kara Clark who said, “Ken is super patient with all my questions regarding the P-Card. He also processed a purchase limit form super-fast which enabled our team to get...

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Congrats Dianne Dotson!

Dianne in Sponsored Programs is the lucky winner of the $100 gift card for making a difference. She was nominated by Megan Husk who said, “Dianne offered to help me with my work after I had been out sick and was about to take vacation, even though she had a huge...

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