Pictured from left to right: Rebecca Benson, Chancellor Howard Cohen, Rebecca Jarvis, Martin Denkoff, Jr.
Purdue University Calumet has recognized three staff members as Outstanding Employees of 2008-09.
Martin Denkhoff, Jr. of Highland was named Outstanding Administrator;
Rebecca Jarvis of Lake Station, Outstanding Service Staff Employee; and
Rebecca Benson of Highland, Outstanding Clerical Staff Employee.
They were honored at the university’s recent Employees Service Recognition Luncheon.
Jarvis, a Building Services custodian, was introduced as “a courteous and hardworking employee who always exceeds expectations. She takes the initiative to go beyond standard procedures to do the job to the utmost.” The 21-year employee has been characterized by her nominators as “understanding, uncomplaining, friendly, cheerful, helpful, detail-oriented, and a committed leader.” “I feel blessed and honored in being chosen this year and having been nominated in past years, because there are so many deserving individuals,” she said. “I continue to find enjoyment servicing and assisting others to be successful so as to be successful myself. . .”