Campus Shout Outs

A page within Human Resources

Welcomes, Changes, or Goodbyes

Here is our welcome to new employees (or returning), a celebration of employment changes, and our salute to colleagues pursuing new endeavors. All celebrations are for the previous month.


Slide image for Bashaw
Slide image for Draghi
Slide image for Elzinga
Slide image for Jones
Slide image for Krueger
Slide image for Morrison
Slide image for Osborne
Slide image for Ryan
Slide image for Rydberg
Slide image for Schmidt
Slide image for Schneider
Slide image for Thorson
Slide image for Tubb
Slide image for Zobel


Slide image for Banjiram
Slide image for Lee
Slide image for O'Melia
Slide image for Schoville
Slide image for Servais


Displaying separations for the previous month:

Employee Name Reason Last day on Payroll Title Dept. /Unit

Richard Athey



Research Technician

Counseling & Testing Center

Deya Ortiz



International Programs Manager

Int Education & Engagement

Andrew Blum




Extended Learning

Mitchell Steinke



HRIS Analyst

Human Resources

Olivia Spitzer

Separation 11/23/2023 HR Generalist Human Resources

Service Anniversaries

The service anniversary date is the 'adjusted continuous service date' which may encompass breaks in service.  This is the legal date used by UWSA to determine seniority. We display for the current month.

Slide image for Lenards
Slide image for Scholl
Slide image for Munson
Slide image for Walker

Upcoming Retirements

Congratulations on your accomplishments!  We wish you well in retirement!

Slide image for Drazkowski
Slide image for Hays
Slide image for Leonard
Slide image for Periyasamy
Slide image for Quarberg
Slide image for Valeo
Slide image for Yoshizumi

Campus Kudos!

Tara Delong, Laura Schaffer, Jennifer Taylor, Kayley Ellis, Emily Higgins and Elizabeth Neels

Tara Delong, Laura Schaffer and Jennifer Taylor, all Health Science Interprofessional Research Center; Kayley Ellis, Psychology student; and Emily Higgins and Elizabeth Neels, both Recreation Management & Therapeutic Recreation students; received the award for a research grant to support the Dr. Wags program from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Their $5,000 award will provide opportunities for individuals pursuing a career in or already practicing recreational therapy to establish and maintain lines of research, promote the collaboration between higher education faculty and practitioners, support the provision of quality recreational therapy services, and promote the CTRS® as the qualified provider of recreational therapy services.

Submitted on: Dec. 5

Gita Pai

Gita Pai, History, authored the book "Architecture of Sovereignty: Stone Bodies, Colonial Gazes, and Living Gods in South India" published on Friday, Dec. 1 by Cambridge University Press.

Submitted on: Dec. 1