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 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 DAVID BAINS

David Bains, applications development manager from the business office is CPC’s monthly Making a Difference winner! David was nominated by Julia Perez for, “going above and beyond in helping with complications with an ASI off cycle paycheck. He tended to...

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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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CONGRATS BROOKE PANIAN

Brooke is a student employee in the Marketing and Communications Department and is the lucky Making a Difference winner for October. She was nominated by Ellen Curtis who said, “Brooke is smart as a whip! She takes on multiple roles with ease.” ...

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CONGRATS Kari Reynertson

Monique Esquivel who said, “Thank you for coming over to help the University Union Starbucks when we were short staffed. Your willingness to help and stay late without hesitation was much appreciated!” Her extra efforts earned her a $100 Visa...

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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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