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 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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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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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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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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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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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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