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Staff Employee Advocacy Council

Staff Employee Advocacy Council


Employee of the Month

Isis Drosos Named December 2022
Employee of the Month

Isis Drosos, administrative assistant to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected as the December 2022 SEAC Employee of the Month.

Isis’ nominators and colleagues spoke about her dedication to teamwork, service to others, and her baking skills!

Isis Drosos, December 2022 Employee of the Month

“Isis is new, but quickly learned Valpo’s systems and processes. After learning these systems and processes, she has trained a number of new administrative assistants. When departments were understaffed, Isis filled in and helped out. And in terms of going above and beyond, even though she had only been working here for two months, she made about eight dozen muffins for the College’s Homecoming event. This required hours and hours of baking, but it helped make Homecoming a special event for the College. In short, Isis is great and we are lucky to have her.”

“Isis is very instrumental in building a cohesive team for CAS. She has helped build the administrative assistant group into a unit that works well together. She organizes training sessions to help all team members understand policies and standards the university values. Isis makes sure that each department administrative assistant feels important and valued. She bakes homemade goodies for each admin to enjoy after a training session. Isis is truly a gem, and I am so thankful that my immediate supervisor is efficient and empathic towards us. Being in separate buildings can make you feel unincluded, but she likes to stop in and check on everyone individually to see what they need.”

Congratulations, Isis! Thank you for your dedication and outstanding service to our campus community!

Kate Patterson Named November 2022
Employee of the Month

Kate Patterson, administrative assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was selected as the November 2022 SEAC Employee of the Month.

Kate’s nominators and colleagues spoke about her dedication to teamwork, service to others, and her commitment to Valparaiso University:

Kate Patterson, November 2022 Employee of the Month

“Mrs. Patterson is always willing to step in to help others even though it might not fall under her duties. Mrs. Patterson has added so much value to the CONHP team in the short-time she has been here.”

“Kate always goes above and beyond. She never passes responsibilities to others even if she is super busy. She is always quick to respond to any needs of the college. I can count on her to never complain about how much work she is doing, and always is supportive to all in the college. She has helped with clinical placements when she is not even responsible for this. Once, when I had prospective students trying to get into the PA building on a weekend, she came from home and assisted with getting them in, not to mention she was able to answer many of their questions. She is a wonderful asset to our college and the University.”

Congratulations, Kate! Thank you for your dedication and outstanding service to our campus community!

Contact Information

Staff Employee Advocacy Council

seac.feedback@valpo.edu

Executive Committee:
Chloe-Kiser

Chloe Kiser Chair chloe.kiser@valpo.edu

Justin-Hunt

Justin Hunt Vice Chair justin.hunt@valpo.edu

Michael Beaver

Michael Beaver Secretary michael.beaver@valpo.edu

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Sue Kukurugya Treasurer sue.kukurugya@valpo.edu