January Magis Award

    January 10, 2019

    Dear Members of the University Staff:

    The University Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee has picked the winner of the


    Synthia Guthrie-Kretsch

    Mail Services

    How long have you worked at the University?  Since 2006

    What is your title? Mail Carrier

    What do you like best about your job? I get to see everyone. When someone smiles it makes my day. 

    What do you like to do for fun? I love being outside, hiking and swimming. When I breathe fresh air it makes my day. 


    Other “Magis” nominees this month were:

    Amy Hoegen

    Campus Ministries

    Kathy Mehall


    Jeff Kegolis

    Student Conduct

    Carl O'Neil


    Synthia Guthrie-Kretsch        

    Mail Services

    Lisa Cornell

    Registrar/Academic Services

    Robert Siock


    Casey Steiner

    Residence Life

    Daniela Teneva


    Jill Lear



    Synthia will receive a certificate for $50 worth of complimentary food at our fabulous University food service outlets, as well as, a reserved parking space for the month of their selection!  Each monthly winner is also invited to the Senate Recognition luncheon in May to receive a certificate of appreciation.  We congratulate our “winner” and all the other nominees for being recognized as “Magis” employees.

    We hope you will join the Staff Senate in recognizing and nominating employees in the future and share our excitement for giving individuals the opportunity to be acknowledged for their outstanding efforts on behalf of our campus community.

    The nominations must be submitted by mid-week on the last week of the month for the next drawing to pick a winner. 

    You can use this link to obtain a nomination card. 

    Click here to see past recipients. 

    The card may be completed online and forwarded to Peggy Doolittle at . You may also print it out and send it to Peggy’s office in 401 Louis Brown Hall.  In addition, Nomination Cards will be available to Facilities Operations and University Police personnel through their supervisory chains of command.  


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