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PAWS TO YOU

Paws to You is an employee appreciation program designed to offer gratitude to a fellow coworker. Maybe they helped you complete a task or project and it made a large impact on the outcome. You can show them thanks and appreciation by sending them a Paw they are able to display for all to see in their email signature, and a running total of all Paws will be displayed here on the Paws to You website. So what are you waiting for? 

Send a PAW

Paw Recipients

Paw Recipient Reasoning
Zabel, Jennifer L

Thank you so much for all your help with the new system, and putting up with everyone's frustrations, especially mine. You are always willing to help whenever and wherever you are needed. Change is difficult but you are helping make it easier to adapt to.

– Henderson, Mary

Welbon, Amanda A

Thank you for always being so helpful and cheerful! I always enjoy working with you!

– Draeger, Mary

Henderson, Mary

For being the hub of our department--staying on top of everything (don't know how you do it!), coordinating our office move, and being a fantastic colleague and person. I appreciate you every day!

– Ryan, Dana M

Litterer, Monica E

Monica- Thank you so much for being a great partner in our campus training for purchasing. You were awesome this morning in the Former PIR training! JZ

– Zabel, Jennifer L

Voynovich, Laura A

Laura is always there for us. offering to help even when she is busy herself.

– Kortendick, Richard A

Lee, Julie M

Julie, you are a joy to work with...positive, professional and extremely helpful and efficient. Thank you!

– Garrigan, Amy K

Dalton, Carol L

Thanks, Carol, for always being willing to partner with our HESM 430 CBL course. And congrats for offering more than 100 events, the majority face-to-face during a time when our students needed that support and interaction. Way to go!

– Garrigan, Amy K

Balistreri, Amanda M

Way to be there for our students this school year. Offering more than 100 events, the majority face-to-face during a time when our students needed that support and interaction, is a really impressive accomplishment. Way to go!

– Garrigan, Amy K

Dobson, Caitlin P

Caitlin, I am sending you a PAW because of your persistence in this time of uncertainty. I am aware that most times things do not transition in this way however, I recognize how tough it is for things not to be clear and to continue to push forward. I can share that I appreciate you showing up, being introspective, and continuing to make UWP better. I look forward to the impact we will have and thank you for what you have done and continue to do. Keep up the GREAT work!!!

– Anonymous

Balistreri, Amanda M

Greetings Amanda, You deserve a PAW for all that you have done over this academic year. While there was a lot of uncertainty you continued to put students first developing on campus and virtual programs to ensure students were engaged! Your commitment to UWP does not go unnoticed and I appreciate all that you have done to keep students engaged, make UWP welcoming, and continued creativity to assist students. Thanks for all that you have and continue to do. Keep up the GREAT Work!!!

– Anonymous

Dalton, Carol L

Hi Carol, You are deserving of this paw! Throughout this pandemic and over this last year you have kept students first! That has not gone unnoticed and you continue to do so. Thank you for all that you have done to uplift students through these challenging times and I want to share a thank you for all of them. Keep up the great work!

– Anonymous

Puryear, April L

Hi April, You have given countless years to the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and to the University of Wisconsin Parkside. Your leadership for the Peer Advisors, being the glue to the various initiatives, and supporting the staff and their efforts to assist with providing an inclusive campus is not unnoticed. Thanks for all the great work that you have and continue to do! Keep up the great work.

– Anonymous

Markwardt, Amanda N

Amanda, Your contributions to the UWP campus community are greatly appreciated! Your assistance with the CAEL grant, your contributions to peer mentoring, and participation in the HSI-NOW network. You have provided great insight to improving the campus climate and creating a welcoming and inclusive culture at UWP. Thanks and keep up the great work!

– Anonymous

Bell, Colette S

Colette, your commitment to UWP does not go unnoticed. After a year's time in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs your contributions are great! You have done an excellent job with MOSAIC educators, informal advising student organizations, and contributions to the policing and community collaborations. Your efforts are greatly appreciated. Keep up the great work!

– Anonymous

Benevoglienti, Luis A

Luis Benevoglienti, You deserve this PAW as you continue to advance the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Your commitment to the success of the underrepresented students and educating the campus on those experiences through HSI initiatives, working with student organizations, and all campus programming is evidence of your desire to be a change agent. Keep up the good work!

– Anonymous

Gleason, Laura J

Thank you for all your work with OMSA and ARU during this busy semester! Thank you for be open to ideas, communicative, and flexible with us!

– Markwardt, Amanda N

Eschmann, Tyler J

Thank you for being such dope, supportive colleague! Thank you for living your truth and putting real care into our students!

– Markwardt, Amanda N

Gutierrez, Giovanna

Thank you for all the hard work you do and moving our joint goals forward! Also, just thank you for the beautiful conversations with me!

– Markwardt, Amanda N

Beene, Brittany L

Thank you for your critical conversations and thank you for your care! You give the students practical and warm-hearted help that I know they appreciate.

– Markwardt, Amanda N

Bell, Colette S

Thank you for being a great sounding board and going through this journey together. I love working with you and sharing in the excitement!

– Markwardt, Amanda N

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