September's Winner

Bre Penrod

Name: Bre Penrod

Department: Content Development & Acquisitions, Interlibrary Services

According to his nominators:

Congratulations to the Libraries’ Student Employee of the Month, Bre Penrod!  Bre is a Library Student Assistant in Interlibrary Services who also helps in the Lending Services Department. Here is the nomination received for Bre:

Bre is an outstanding Student Assistant in Interlibrary Services (ILS) who has risen to stardom over the past two semesters when ILS was down two full-time staff positions. In the midst of fulfilling the duties of her position, she still manages to make herself available for tasks beyond what is required. She was also the first to assist staff in learning more about the Lending Services Department responsibilities. Even her mere presence is a stress reliever; she consistently helps wherever she can without being asked.

Bre has been integral in the success of multiple special projects, one recently involving the editing of about 400 ILLiad library records, which facilitated a greater efficiency in the processing of these libraries’ requests. She is also assisting CDA staff in verifying electronic journal access. Her strong work ethic in these projects could not go unnoticed, as she consistently ensures the accuracy and fulfillment of each goal assigned. Her close attention to detail and ownership in her work prove her value as an employee and representative of K-State Libraries.

ILS must meet daily deadlines for our K-State patrons and for other libraries’ patrons, and Bre’s hard work and dependability enables us to meet our obligations. Here’s a huge thank you to Bre; we appreciate all that you do!

About our student employees

K-State Libraries employ approximately 60 part-times students each year. These students are commited to our success, and we couldn’t run the Libraries without them. With this award we want to acknowledge and honor our dedicated student employees serving in the Libraries.

If you have an outstanding student we encourage you to nominate them for this award.

The winner will receive a framed certificate and small gift.

Nominations are accepted the 1st of each month through the end of the month. No late nominations will be accepted.

Past Students of the month