Employee of the Month

July – Julie Driskel

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for July 2017 – Julie Driskel.

Julie Driskel is the Office Manager in the Office of Research and Commercialization. She is described by her nominators as:

 

“Affectionately nicknamed the ORC “Mom-ager”, Julie Driskel truly loves her position in ORC and feeds off the responsibility of caring for the needs of over 250 staff members. Julie is a gifted, multi-tasking, problem solving, organized, professional.
Her work ethic and outstanding customer service is directly in line with ORC’s Vision Statement to foster a culture where employees thrive in pursuit of their personal and professional goals, leading to organizational success. Julie is proud to be a Knight.”

We’d like to thank her outstanding employee for her dedication and hard work. Julie 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.
We would like to recognize her nominators, Ami Zuclich and Lynn Aitken, 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.
Julie is now eligible for the USPS Employee of the Year $2,500 award, announced at the Annual Awards

 

June – Jerry Archambault

Please help us congratulate our newest USPS Employee of the Month (EOM) for June 2017 – Jerry Archambault.

Jerry is the Accountant in the Activity & Service Fee Business Office of Student Development & Enrollment Services. He is described by his nominators as:

 

“An employee of UCF for more than 10 years, Jerry is committed to excellence and quality. He has created an excellent rapport with students, staff and members of the community. When problems emerge, he employs his creative abilities to resolve issues. He has the excellent skill of listening to students with issues and developing solutions to resolve any problems. He genuinely cares about the students and UCF!”

We’d like to thank this outstanding employee for his dedication and hard work. Jerry 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. We’d also like to recognize his nominators, Dr. Brenda Posey and Rabbi Lipskier, who took the time to acknowledge his 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.

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

 

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!!

 

 

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.