Friday, August 08, 2014

Joy Roberts is August EOM

The University of Illinois Springfield and the College of Business and Management couldn't ask for a better representative than Joy Roberts. In all her interactions with students and staff, she maintains a positive and upbeat attitude, speaking highly of the university and the college. For these reasons and more, Joy has been selected as the UIS Employee of the Month for August 2014.

Her nominator says Joy consistently goes above and beyond when assisting faculty and students. She is generous with her time, staying as long as needed to get the job done right, and she is respectful of those around her, keeping a positive attitude regardless of the situation. "Joy always greets everyone with a smile," her nominator writes. "She promotes the campus whenever she can, and her courteous attitude is always present when prospective students are looking for help or assistance."

Joy is also the type of person who makes everyone's work day a little easier. "Joy is very dependable and if you give her an assignment, she very prompt and diligent on completing it and ensuring any follow up has been performed," writes her nominator.

"Joy is a credit to the university, to the College of Business and Management, and to her department."

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Beverly Bunch is July EOM

Professor Beverly Bunch is an excellent example of Leadership lived. In addition to her work at the university--teaching, researching, chairing committees--she's also involved in the Springfield community. For these reasons, she has been selected as the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for July 2014.

According to her nominator, Professor Bunch contributes a great deal of her time to university service, applied research, and is quite dedicated to her students.  She also volunteers as a guide at the Lincoln Home National Historic site, and has been involved in community efforts to help the Springfield public schools with planning and finance. "Professor Bunch is a great example of our faculty who are engaged on campus, in their professions, and in the community, and who represent the spirit and actions of 'Leadership lived,'" writes her nominator.