Wake Tech Kudos

Wake Tech Kudos is an initiative to show gratitude and praise for the hard work of faculty, staff and students. Express your appreciation by publicly acknowledging those who go above and beyond and are making a difference at the college.

Did a student at Wake Tech show exemplary qualities that you believe should be recognized? Did a faculty member help others in some outstanding way by providing a positive experience? Did a staff member positively impact your day? Compliment them with a Wake Tech Kudos!


 

All submissions are reviewed
prior to publication.

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Janeth Escobar-Vasquez
I want to thank you for all you do for Enrollment Services! You are always thinking about ways to improve services for students and for staff. You are "looking around the corner" so that the service area is on point and runs smoothly. Thanks, Janeth!
By: John Saparilas
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Kimberly Cornell
Thank you, Kimberly Cornell, for taking time out of your schedule to present to our Graphic Design students! You make taxes and record-keeping less intimidating.
By: Carla Osborne
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Brittany Hochstaetter
Wonderful job representing Wake Tech through ITC! You are making a difference to so many. Amazing!
By: Emily Holliday
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Maria Collins Warren
Congratulations on a fantastic job to ensure that both of our Paralegal Technology programs (AAS and Post-Bac Diploma) are now fully certified by the N.C. State Bar!
By: Stephanie Early
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Anna Kirby
Thanks to Anna for stepping up and volunteering to design the English Department newsletter for the spring semester of 2024!
By: Ela Browder & Beth Keeley
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Paula Roberts and the Student Records staff
I want to thank Paula and her crew for working so hard to help advising with advisor assignments. This was a huge task, and we're very appreciative!
By: Davis Smith
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Anna J. Johnson
Thank you for always going above and beyond to help our staff and students. I know everyone appreciates you, especially me!
Anonymous
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Sandra Kamholz
Thanks to Career Coach Sandra Kamholz for the informative presentation to my WEB-289 class. The online students appreciated the opportunity to ask questions live and learn more about Career Services events and resources.
By: Julie Evans
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Chandra Blethen Rasor
Chandra is so helpful when it comes to anything IT related. She has a great attitude and always is willing to help with a smile! Thank you for all your help, Chandra!
Anonymous
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AAWCC Chapter Executive Team
It has been a pleasure working with this group of women! I appreciate everyone's efforts into making AAWCC a great group!
By: Samantha Bray
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Danielle Parsons
Thank you so much for your support in assisting one of our CCP students. Being able to tag team this situation without sending the student and parent on a wild goose chase around campus helped reduce stress and frustration for our guests while providing them with the answers they needed. Thank you!
By: Melody Henderson
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Amy McCauley
I'd like to give a "Big shout-out" to Amy McCauley for always going above and beyond. Thank you for all that you do. I am so grateful and appreciative to have you as my colleague.
By: Lana Mangum
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Victoria Watson
Thank you for your invaluable help in enrolling our students, even during the most challenging circumstances.
By: Maribel Madera Garcia
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David Johnson
I'd like to give a "shout-out" to David for always going above and beyond the extra mile for students. No matter the situation, he is always willing to help, and I'm very appreciative to have a colleague and team player to collaborate with! You're the best!!
By: Lorianne Robinson
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Steven Byrd
Thank you for agreeing to move your HUM class so that our colleagues in FLFA can use the space to host a wonderful learning opportunity – "Let’s Talk Jazz" as a part of Black History Month. We are grateful for your flexibility and collegiality!

Tara, Kelli, Lisa & Amanda
By: Kelli Keltz
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Faye Stall, Melanie Morgan, Sarah Keeley and Tonisha Smith
Thank you all for offering to represent the ENG Dept on the Writing Competency Team this semester. The work you will complete in helping to determine how "written communication" will be assessed across the college is so important, and we are grateful for your service!

Tara, Kelli, Lisa & Amanda
By: Kelli Keltz
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Jenifer Wolkowski
Congratulations to Jenifer Wolkowski, who was selected to represent Wake Tech as the lead faculty for the National Humanities Center Responsible AI Grants Project!

Tara, Lisa, Kelli and Amanda
By: Kelli Keltz
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Steven Byrd, John Etheridge, Stephanie High, Richard Klein, Eileen Sweeney, Brad Ward and Patrick Williams
Thank you to these ENG faculty for stepping up and agreeing to teach additional courses with very short notice in an effort to provide a backup plan for students from St. Augustine's University. We are so grateful for your generosity and commitment to student success!

Tara, Kelli, Lisa & Amanda
By: Kelli Keltz
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Terry Lynch
Terry was very helpful guiding me through a few issues with our account. She went above and beyond to get answers from other departments and resolved our issues. Thank you, Terry. You rock!
By: Kimberly Thompson
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Fatima Bahena
I am so proud of Fatima for using Career Services! She's met with me on various occasions to prepare her resume, update her Handshake profile and discuss her plans beyond Wake Tech. I appreciate her trusting me. Fatima is going to do great things!!
By: Gloria Debnam
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Sheila Abercrombie
Kudos to Sheila for being a great leader, supportive and always willing to help the R&R team and others. She's great at overseeing projects and a huge asset to Student Services!
Anonymous
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Patricia E. Lainfiesta
Here is a shout-out to Patricia for helping locate a student's official transcript and getting it through the system so I could process the student's veteran benefits. She even stayed after her normal time at the end of the day to help me with this student!
Thank you, Patricia, for all that you do!
Anonymous
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Melissa Black
I would like to recognize Melissa Black in ITS for her hard work in helping the college switch payment gateways from Paypal to TouchNet. This was a challenging implementation in many aspects, and Melissa has been phenomenal to work with during this project. I appreciate her dedication!
By: Dave McNally
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Alex Jimenez
I would like to say thank you, Alex, for getting our laptops up-to-date/maintained at BEC and always being willing to help answer IT questions/problems and providing great customer service!
By: Larry Buie
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Aeshia Supel
A big thank you to Aeshia in HR for onboarding students to work as Guest Relations Specialists for WRAL's Brain Game tapings. She went above and beyond to get them cleared for work in record time! It was not easy, and I appreciate her diligence and hard work!
By: Laurie Clowers