Message from President StoicheffWhile we won’t be able to gather in The Bowl to celebrate our Annual Employee Appreciate Picnic for a second straight year, I want to take this moment to acknowledge the extraordinary commitment you’ve shown over the past 15 months in keeping the university focused on its academic mission in the midst of a global pandemic. Please know that your effort and dedication is greatly appreciated as we strive to be the university the world needs.
President and Vice-Chancellor
Congratulations to the following who received a $50 ShopUSask gift card for sharing a note of appreciation for a USask colleague or unit.
"Lab manager Adi Manek of the Histo-Core lab in health sciences has made my research life incredibly smooth and pleasant. He is a truly generous person dedicated to serving the people using his lab. Inspiring to work with such amazing colleagues!"
- Adam Wandzura
"My co-worker Taunia Arthur is always supportive and helpful. She puts in a 100% effort and gets the job done. I truly enjoy working with her and it's great being on her team."
- Tania Liboiron
"Kudos to all for your hard work that made everything possible even in the middle of Pandemic."
- Sivaranjani Murugesan
"I really appreciate my team here in Radiology at the VMC! Everyone is so friendly and hardworking. They are always willing to lend me a hand when I need it and I am really enjoying working with this awesome crew! :)"
- Davlynn Pedrick
"Alo, the huge contribution you have undertaken since January is very much appreciated."
- John Cornwell
"I would like to give a shout out to Bren Thompson, Research Program Manager for the pewaseskwan research group in the College of Medicine (under Dr. Alexandra King, Camceo Chair in Indigenous Health). Bren keeps a very large and active research group organized, troubleshoots and problem solves, manages team dynamics and keeps us all on track and moving forward in a good way - all with a smile on her face! We couldn't do it without you and the admin team, Bren!"
- Lynette Epp
"I appreciate Heidi Smithson and all the work she does."
- Tera Ebach
"My colleague Nim makes my workdays more enjoyable and he is always willing to lend a hand! He is patient and kind to everyone!"
- Cheryl Cho
"Shout out to all the RVT's and Veterinarians who have been working nonstop throughout the pandemic!"
- April Penner
"Tanya Napper has been an amazing support to me through many transitions the last year including a downsizing of Staff. She's is a "Rock Star"
- Kara Davidson