Employee of the Month

May – Elba Miscannon

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for May 2017 – Elba Miscannon.

Ms. Elba Miscannon is the Executive Administrative Assistant in the Learning Support Services within Student Development and Enrollment Services. She is described by her nominators as:

“Creative, committed, diligent, inclusive and loyal are all qualities that Elba possess. She has a very strong sense of integrity and contributes to an inclusive community, which permeates to others in our unit.
Whether it is tutoring a student, interpreting, helping students find jobs on campus, listening to students or helping someone, she is always willing to step up and step out to support her colleagues and UCF students.”

 

We’d like to thank this outstanding employee for her dedication and hard work. Elba receives a one-time $200 cash award, $25 from UCF Business Services and UCF Bookstore, an introduction at the UCF Board of Trustees, a marquee announcement, goody bag, certificate, and surprise presentation. Elba is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.
We’d also like to recognize her nominators, Alexander Fountain and Rachel Perry, who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.
The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form.

Elba is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.
Congratulations again to Elba!!

 

April – Gary Burkhart

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for April 2017 – Gary Burkhart

Gary is the Custodial worker in the Housing Department of Facility and Safety. He is described by his nominators as:

“Gary exemplifies the ideal University of Central Florida employee.
During his time with UCF, he has consistently gone above and beyond what is normally expected of a custodial worker. Gary is the pillar of strength within the housekeeping department and plays a vital role in maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the university. During a meeting with the building managers in Gary’s area, they had nothing but praises for his character, organization, and initiative.
UCF’s goal is to be the best, Gary understand this and works towards this goal every day. He always looks for ways to improve himself and those around him.”

We’d like to thank this outstanding employee for his dedication and hard work. Gary receives a one-time $200 cash award, $25 from UCF Business Services and UCF Bookstore, an introduction at the UCF Board of Trustees, a marquee announcement, goody bag, certificate, and surprise presentation. Gary is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.
We’d also like to recognize her nominators, Alexander Fountain and Rachel Perry, who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.
The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form.

Gary is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.
Congratulations again to Gary!!

 

March – Kaitlyn Sweeney

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for MARCH 2017—KAITLYN SWEENEY.

Kaitlyn Sweeney is the Office Assistant in Legal Studies at the College of Health and Public Affairs. She is described by her nominators as:

“Kaitlyn is a self-directed, motivated employee who interacts will with both students and faculty. She is the face of the Legal Department with the students and promotes the department; serving not only as receptionist but liaison for the faculty in their interactions with students.
Kaitlyn fully exhibits the values and creed of UCF through her activities in each of the areas of Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity and Excellence. She is the glue that binds our department together.”

We’d also like to recognize her nominators, Dr. Abby Milon and David Slaughter, who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.
The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form.
Kaitlyn is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.
Congratulations again to Kaitlyn!

 

February – LaVera Henderson

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for February 2017 – LaVera Henderson.

LaVera serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of the School of Public Administration in the College of Health and Public Affairs. She is described by her nominators:

“LaVera not only provides support to the Director but she is the sole administrative support for the 46 other school staff and more than 700 students. This is done in ways many of us may not ever see. LaVera consistently surpasses the expectations of her already daunting position description, and does so with a positive attitude that improves the experience of colleagues, students, faculty and the campus community at large. LaVera’s commitment to UCF is reflected in the manner she models the UCF values. Her integrity is superior and has been displayed her entire life.”

 

We’d also like to recognize her nominators, Nasrin Lakhani and Maria Augustin who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.

The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form.

LaVera is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program. Congratulations again to LaVera!

 

January – Josefina Rosario

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for January 2017 – Josefina Rosario.

Josefina is the Senior Admissions Specialist in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. She is described by her nominators:

“In Josefina’s role, she has a major role in setting the stage for a student’s first interaction with UCF. Both in her direct contact with students and through her leadership, setting an example and expectations, she is an integral part of starting the student’s journey in the UCF community. Few people have a strong knack for processes AND exhibit the social skills necessary to be an effective communicator, empathetic listener, and an objective thinker. She frequently goes above and beyond her own responsibilities, and never (ever!) shies away from taking on an additional favor or task.”

We’d also like to recognize her nominators, Debra Reynolds and Christopher Dahlstrand who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues. The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form. Josefina is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program. Congratulations again to Josefina!

 

December – Marlena Huntsman

Please help us congratulate the USPS Employee of the Month for December 2016 – Marlena Huntsman.

Lena is the Program Assistant at Veterans Academic Resource Center. She is described by her nominators as:

“Marlena works closely with our student veterans and dependents using VA Educational Benefits; resulting in millions of dollars being paid to our students. She has never failed to impress me with her patience, compassion, and care. She works with student veterans who are at their breaking point and spends as much time as necessary to resolve the issue. While not a veteran herself, she often states the best part of her job is being able to give back to those who gave all for us. She lives up to this on a daily basis.”

We’d like to thank this outstanding employee for her dedication and hard work. Marlena receives a one-time $200 cash award, $25 from UCF Business Services and UCF Bookstore, an introduction to the UCF Board of Trustees, a marquee announcement, goody bag, certificate, and surprise presentation. Marlena is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.

We would like to recognize her nominators, Bethany Glassbrenner and Kelly D’Agostino who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.

The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit Employee of the Month form.

Congratulations again to Lena!

 

November – Angela Leary

Please help us congratulate the USPS Employee of the Month for November 2016 – Angela Leary.

Angela Leary is the Administrative Assistant at the Daytona Beach Regional Campus.  She is described by her nominators as:

“Angie always puts the students first making it her goal to find the answers to any questions they may have. She has the ability to help and communicate with students so they are helped in the most efficient way. Angie does not work for personal gain, awards or additional income. She is committed and genuinely enjoys helping others, especially students. She has a great personality and infectious laugh. I trust her unconditionally and consider her to be the “superwoman” of all Administrative Assistants.”

We’d like to thank this outstanding employee for her dedication and hard work. Angela receives a one-time

$200 cash award, $25 from UCF Business Services and UCF Bookstore, an introduction to the UCF Board of Trustees, a marquee announcement, goody bag, certificate, and surprise presentation. Angela is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards Program.

We’d would like to recognize her nominators, Linda Bradley Thacker and Tina Davis who took the time to acknowledge her excellent efforts among their colleagues.

The University of Central Florida USPS Employee of the Month and Year Award recognizes exceptional performance of currently employed USPS staff. We welcome your nomination and thank you for helping to identify and recognize exceptional university employees. To see eligibility criteria or to nominate someone, visit  https://hr.ucf.edu/files/USPS-Employee-of-the-Month-Nomination-Process.pdf

Congratulations again to Angela!

 

EOM Deadlines 2017-2018

Who is eligible for Employee of the Month?

What does an Employee of the Month receive?

Who can nominate an employee for Employee of the Month?

How long will the nominated employee remain in the pool?

Who selects the Employee of the Month?

How can I market for USPS EOM nominations in my department?

2009-2017 Winners

How do I nominate an employee?

If I have questions, who can I contact?
Who is eligible for Employee of the Month?

  • USPS employees in good standing with a minimum of 2 years USPS
    service.
  • Employees can only receive this award a maximum of one time
    every 3 years.**Human Resources will verify eligibility

What does an Employee of the Month receive?

  • Introduction by President Hitt to UCF’s Board of Trustees
  • Marquee announcement on the sign in front of UCF (once it is fixed)
  • Certificate and letter of recognition from the Human Resources Director
  • Special gift from Theatre UCF
  • “Goody” bag from Human Resources
  • Surprise delivery from the prize patrol
  • Recognition at the Annual Employee Awards Program
  • One of the 12 Employees of Month will be named Employee of the Year and will receive a $2,500 (before taxes) check
  • One time $200 cash award (via paycheck)
  • Preloaded $25.00 Fairwinds Credit Union gift card that can be used at any retail business on campus
  • $25 in UCF Bookstore products

Thanks to Business Services for supporting our EOM program!

Who can nominate an employee for Employee of the Month?
  • Anyone with UCF affiliation can nominate a deserving candidate.  UCF affiliation refers to a fellow employee, student, parent of a student, or someone who conducts business with the university. For additional information please go to HR’s General Information and Process page found here.

How long will the nominated employee remain in the pool?

  • Each complete nomination packet will remain in the Employee of the Month pool for one year. After one year if the nominee is not chosen for Employee of the Month, the Nominator may resubmit the Nomination Packet in hard copy format or via the electronic process

Who selects the Employee of the Month?

  • The Employee Recognition Committee selects the Employee of the Month. The  committee reviews the completed Nomination Packets and votes on the winner each month. The committee is comprised of USPS, A&P and Faculty employees.

2009-2017 Winners

How do I nominate an employee?

  •  If you would like to nominate a USPS employee, the EOM nomination packet is available in hard copy nominator form here and supporter form here or via electronic submission visit here .
  • If you have questions, please contact Deborah.frankenbach@ucf.edu or 407-823-2777.